Re: RE: [Is HQ2 Difficult?]

From: Robin Laws Mail List Only <tjaderoo_at_...>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 18:17:57 -0400

On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 5:46 PM, Viktor Haag<viktor.haag_at_...> wrote:

> This "yes, but how?" or "yes, and" technique is frighteningly effective and
> empowering, and I've put it to good use even in traditional RPGs. My
> favourite example of this was in Call Of Cthulhu, after playing HeroQuest.
> The party need to find some stuff in a Library. This fell under Library Use,
> obviously to anyone who's played CoC.

Yes, it's absolutely a portable technique, not just a HQ thing.

> If you have Hairdressing 18W2, then the obvious way you'd blow up the moon

And that's the adventure genre in a nutshell -- finding ways to make the implausible plausible.

Take care >>> Robin

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