Results for tag: saying yes
Posted by: Garthanos on Jul 10, 2010 at 08:39:57 AM
On an earlier blog I mentioned hit points were one of the elements of D&D an abstraction which I didn't get or appreciate. It occured to me while defending the Say Yes philosophy in gaming that hit points represented the earliest form of ... saying "Yes, but... ". all the way back to Gygax or actually before that in war gaming... the title is hyperbole.
Perhaps your coming in to this cold? I will present my take on it.
"Saying yes" involves a number of elements one includes exploiting your players mind share and creativity ie we can tell better stories together and making use of the players ideas well that is a hot route to making them involved in your game. I intensional built in elements of my game world to allow flexibility. Even just a small touch of that involvement can be big time...