First game in over a month!

…And damned if I remember what the 7th Sea adventure was going to be about. Well, not entirely true: it’s about a couple of families in Castille and a marriage and beer. And it was a comedy, not a tragedy. Other than that… well, I hope my players kept good notes.

Moe Lane

PS: Nah, none of them read this site and even if they did they’d just make up something that advantages their characters and I’d run with it. Like you do.

7 thoughts on “First game in over a month!”

  1. Hey!

    No giving away GM secrets like that. What the heck would the world come to if they realized that we’re winging it 90% of the time.

    Sheesh. Although, I am gonna have to take a look at this 7th Sea thing.

  2. ” theyโ€™d just make up something that advantages their characters and Iโ€™d run with it”
    Heh, there never has been an advantage gained for the characters that I couldn’t easily turn into a very mixed blessing if I felt it was warranted.

      1. As long as they don’t take too much advantage. If they do, I let it fly…generally into the side of a mountain they should have seen coming ๐Ÿ˜€ Sometimes they manage a “controlled crash” into less than ideal circumstances or a “high altitude emergency egress under sub-optimal conditions”, but I have found that the type of player who will overplay that kind of scenario will stubbornly

        1. (Rackin frackin fat fingers hitting wrong keys posted before I was ready)
          …will often stubbornly cling to an ‘advantage’ which has them ‘pulling “agro” above their level’so to speak. (a sudden ‘power-up’ does tend to attract the attention of powerful entities, not all of it friendly ๐Ÿ˜€ )
          I don’t really like dealing with players who see the g.m.-player relationship as adversarial, but I have had to get good at it.

  3. Like you do is accurate.
    Like they do, isn’t necessarily. Sneaky/evil players will make up something clearly disadvantageous that gives them control over the story. (Would I deliberately accept a fifteen point disad to choose the campaign arc? In a heartbeat.)

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