thread: 2006-01-17 : Hurt and Abandonment

On 2006-01-18, Levi Kornelsen wrote:

There's more than one way of looking at "hurt" in this context.

...And I think that it's *very* helpful when discussing stuff of this sort to specify which.

Are we talking about intensity due to emotional investment in the fiction itself?  Because, for myself, at least, I can run that one all the way up to the top without blinking.

Are we talking about hurt because of resemblance to real issues?  Well, now.  If that's the stuff we're talking about, we need to talk about who I'm playing with before I can tell you.

And so on.  I think that depending on the kind of hurt we're on about, we're looking at different styles for different folks, a lot of the time.


This makes LBK go "And, to answer Vincent."
In the case of investment, it's as much the designer as any player. In the case of real-world stuff, I'm not so sure, really.

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