Re: What Does a Rune-Magic Rating Represent?

From: David Dunham <david_at_...>
Date: Sun, 24 May 2009 09:02:18 -0700


>In a simulation game system, yes. The rating of an ability would
>correspond to some objective measure of the strength or intensity. But
>for a narrative game system it instead represents something like "plot
>importance": how strong it is in influencing the outcome of the story.

I'd say (and I think the rules do too) that it reflects your ability to solve (story) problems with that ability. Whether an ability is important in the plot is a different question. (Hopefully there's some correlation -- it's not much fun to have loaded up on abilities that don't matter.)


David Dunham
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