thread: 2006-01-24 : Still More Character Ownership

On 2006-01-24, Vincent wrote:

Although to be fair, I don’t know this about Primetime Adventures from experience. When we played and Ben didn’t have a character, he got to play supporting characters, he didn’t just do fan mail.

Also, it turns out that it’s not so easy to get fan mail when you don’t have a character, at least at my house. We generally fan mailed whoever made the idea concrete in the fiction, not whoever’s idea it was, to Ben’s disadvantage.

There are lots of reasons why playing a character is important and cool - that I think so is, perhaps, the reason why I don’t see Capes, Universalis, or Fred’s 3x5 card game above as what I’m after. It’s not that I want to do away with character ownership, not at all; I want to do away with exclusive character ownership.


This makes VAX go "Why do you want to do away with something that you have argued doesn't exist?"

This makes VB go "Jesus christ, Fred."
Furthermore, how on earth am I going to do away with an idea anyway?
You're just pissing now; stop.

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