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Forum: Site Discussion Jul 16 '14, 2:31pm
Replies: 176
Views: 3,713
Posted By shawnhcorey
The icon link doesn't seem to work on all pages....

The icon link doesn't seem to work on all pages. It looks like the icon for the forum software, not the Myth Weavers one.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 14 '14, 6:10pm
Replies: 100
Views: 2,877
Posted By shawnhcorey
Balance is not about every PC have the same power...

Balance is not about every PC have the same power level. It's about the players having the same play time where their character can shine.
Forum: Games & Ads Jul 14 '14, 2:07pm
Replies: 19
Views: 928
Posted By shawnhcorey
I would like to play. I'm thinking of a character...

I would like to play. I'm thinking of a character who is a retired tutor who has settled in the quiet town of Nexus to get away from the hustle and bustle of big city life. By small town standards,...
Forum: GM Workshop Jul 13 '14, 7:18pm
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By shawnhcorey
Are you creating this for a specific system? If...

Are you creating this for a specific system? If so, which?
Forum: My Little Pony Jul 13 '14, 1:31pm
Replies: 82
Views: 500
Posted By shawnhcorey
There's a thread over in Steve Jackson Games on...

There's a thread over in Steve Jackson Games on GURPS combat (http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=127150) that you might find interesting.
Forum: Game Planning Jul 12 '14, 4:53pm
Replies: 14
Views: 268
Posted By shawnhcorey
I haven't played 7th Sea in the longest time....

I haven't played 7th Sea in the longest time. I'll have to dig out my Player's Guide and give it a read.
Forum: My Little Pony Jul 12 '14, 4:44pm
Replies: 82
Views: 500
Posted By shawnhcorey
Steve Jackson Games does have some play aids...

Steve Jackson Games does have some play aids (http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/resources.html). You might their free PDF on skill categories (http://www.warehouse23.com/products/SJG37-0201) useful. It...
Forum: My Little Pony Jul 12 '14, 2:17am
Replies: 82
Views: 500
Posted By shawnhcorey
Yes but when the Mane 6 are off somewhere else,...

Yes but when the Mane 6 are off somewhere else, Ponyville has to look after itself. Like when they went searching for the Tree of Harmony and the rest of the village had to cope with Discord's...
Forum: Game Planning Jul 9 '14, 8:12pm
Replies: 16
Views: 226
Posted By shawnhcorey
I am interested. What I like about Fate is...

I am interested.

What I like about Fate is that some of the Aspects are determined through interaction with other PCs before the official start of the story. This gives your character a...
Forum: Game Planning Jul 8 '14, 7:30pm
Replies: 50
Views: 836
Posted By shawnhcorey
The average Joe can understand the high-school...

The average Joe can understand the high-school version of our technology and science. I guess I'm asking if the PCs can be (or aspire to be) a technowizard. If not, it seems to me that the game is...
Forum: Game Planning Jul 8 '14, 7:09pm
Replies: 50
Views: 836
Posted By shawnhcorey
I seems to me that down-to-earth and magitech are...

I seems to me that down-to-earth and magitech are incompatible.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 6 '14, 2:21am
Replies: 93
Views: 2,071
Posted By shawnhcorey
At one time, hunting for past treasures was The...

At one time, hunting for past treasures was The Thing. For example, Howard Carter (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Carter) and George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 4 '14, 2:30pm
Replies: 187
Views: 3,477
Posted By shawnhcorey
By definition, everything outside the story is...

By definition, everything outside the story is meta-gaming. You just labelled meta-gaming bad and think any meta-gaming you do cannot be called mate-gaming.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 4 '14, 2:04pm
Replies: 187
Views: 3,477
Posted By shawnhcorey
Every time you roll the dice, you are...

Every time you roll the dice, you are meta-gaming: you are basing your characters actions on things that happen outside the story. Every RPG has some meta-gaming.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 4 '14, 2:17am
Replies: 187
Views: 3,477
Posted By shawnhcorey
All RPGs have some degree of meta-gaming. Whether...

All RPGs have some degree of meta-gaming. Whether a game has too much is a matter of taste.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 3 '14, 4:18pm
Replies: 187
Views: 3,477
Posted By shawnhcorey
That's it. A RPG is about characters experiencing...

That's it. A RPG is about characters experiencing a story. Fate is about Fate-Point Economy with characters and stories as window dressing.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 3 '14, 3:15pm
Replies: 187
Views: 3,477
Posted By shawnhcorey
Talking about aspects is breaking the fourth...

Talking about aspects is breaking the fourth wall. All RPGs do break the fourth wall but some do it more than others. Describing what a character does, sees, or hears is part of the story. Rolling...
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 3 '14, 2:48pm
Replies: 187
Views: 3,477
Posted By shawnhcorey
Its mechanics are mechanics. You have to break...

Its mechanics are mechanics. You have to break the fourth wall repeated during a game. That is not role playing.
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jul 3 '14, 1:41pm
Replies: 187
Views: 3,477
Posted By shawnhcorey
There are also games that force roll playing...

There are also games that force roll playing because their mechanics that too bloody long.
Forum: Games & Ads Jul 2 '14, 3:37pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By shawnhcorey
OK

OK
Forum: Games & Ads Jul 2 '14, 2:56pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,138
Posted By shawnhcorey
Do you accept Readers?

Do you accept Readers?
Forum: Gaming Discussion Jun 30 '14, 2:56pm
Replies: 187
Views: 3,477
Posted By shawnhcorey
I agree. I don't see Fate Points as anything but...

I agree. I don't see Fate Points as anything but GM fiat. I watched a few sessions of Fate on YouTube and it seems to me that everyone was spending 1/2 to 2/3 of the time dealing with aspects. Not my...
Forum: Game Planning Jun 27 '14, 2:30pm
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By shawnhcorey
There is a Serenity multi-game...

There is a Serenity multi-game (http://www.myth-weavers.com/game.php?g=13867). There are several GMs, running several crews under the same game. Check it out. :)
Forum: My Little Pony Jun 26 '14, 8:51pm
Replies: 77
Views: 432
Posted By shawnhcorey
Consider your disadvantages first. And don't...

Consider your disadvantages first. And don't choose any you can't live with.
Forum: Game Planning Jun 14 '14, 10:07pm
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By shawnhcorey
Each GM is running a crew in their own ship. Only...

Each GM is running a crew in their own ship. Only one occasion do they meet.
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