thread: 2012-12-28 : Positioning: Disagreements?

On 2012-12-29, silby wrote:

a) All through this series, as you told folks to save disagreements for the end, I was wondering when you were going to get to the controversial part. Here we are at the end and I’m still not sure what the controversial part is! A lot of this seems to organize and elaborate on ideas that fall out kind of naturally from the mere positing of “fictional positioning” as a way of understanding games. Is there something here that you expected Ye Olde Forge-ites to take particular issue with?

b) The lumpley principle (constructed as “However you and your friends, moment to moment, establish and agree to what’s happening in your game, that’s your game’s system.”) seems contingent on “You and your friends, moment to moment, establishing and agreeing on what’s happening in your game, is your game.” which seems fine to me.


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