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

On 2006-01-25, ethan_greer wrote:

Are we still obsessed with securing our personal characters’ relevance? Is the threat that our personal characters will be somehow made irrelevant still so urgent?

I’m with you, man. And I also really don’t see what the big deal is about all of this. It’s a simple idea: make decisions in play with your character that are based on the health of the story rather than some sort of “my character is super-duper important” agenda. Sounds like healthy address of premise to me. What the hell are you people arguing about?

Or am I missing something and playing the asshole again?


This makes VAX go "The nature of the story isn't a foregone conclusion" least not if the players aren't on someone's railroad.

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