thread: 2012-12-07 : Positioning: Legitimacy and Occult Co-ownership

On 2012-12-10, GB Steve wrote:

I'm very much enjoying reading this discussion as positioning is very much part of how I think of gaming as a response to constraints. Legitimacy is also something I've been thinking about a lot recently and in particular how it is transmitted from the designer to other players of the game. For example, it turns out that no one else seems to play Monsterhearts the way we did but only one of us (who had previous Monterhearts experience) was bothered by this. There was a clear issue about what was legitimate. Our views of the constraints were different.

It is possibly more helpful to talk about positioning and legitimacy than constraints, because it sounds more positive.


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