Re: Re: Shameful confusion about Fetish/Spirit Ally rules

From: Roderick and Ellen Robertson <rjremr_at_...>
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2004 09:17:15 -0800

> I agree with Roderick as to the Gloranthan metaphysics. However,
> one way around this is to simply say that the player has learned
> more about the spirit's true nature (or whatever). The spirit
> hasn't changed, but the player's ability to harness its power has.

The disconnect is between "Gloranthan Metaphysics" and "Game Rules". We have a situation in game rules where a spirit *seems* be be able to learn and change. This isn't "true" in the Gloranthan Metaphysical sense, and the rule shouldn't be taken as indicative of the "truth" of Glorantha.

C'est par mon ordre et pour le bien de l'Etat que le porteur du pr�sent a fait ce qu'il a fait.
- Richelieu

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