On 2006-01-24, Vincent wrote:
Again, Matt, “feel” that it’s meaningful participation is beside the point. Would it BE meaningful participation? Would you be contributing to the game’s addressage of premise?
It depends a lot, I think. What it depends on, I think, turns out to be the unwritten rules, the on-the-fly negotiated part of the system. Some kind of informal and occult fan mail mechanic, the exact stuff that formal fan mail does better.