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March 14, 2012 6 Comments

No RX Norvasc, As a GM, I couldn't care less about your character.

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As a GM (or DM, or Storyteller, or Watcher.., No RX Norvasc. whatever) I can't spend every moment caring about every single one of my players' backstories. Norvasc us, I've got a world to run here.

As a GM, my job is to create a world and story for the players to inhabit, Norvasc usa. I have to craft civilizations and look at the big picture. No RX Norvasc, Everyone at the table is building things. Norvasc coupon, As my players, you're creating interesting characters who live and breathe within the world. I'm working on a larger scale, 500mg Norvasc, ensuring that everyone at the table is enjoying themselves within the world. 200mg Norvasc, Now, do I want my players to create interesting characters who are compelling and rich. Of course, Norvasc japan. Anything to add to the overall story, No RX Norvasc. Do I want you to have a backstory. Norvasc india, Sure. I can definitely use that in my game. But we're operating on completely different wavelengths, 100mg Norvasc. No RX Norvasc, This is, I think, why players usually remain players, while GMs remain GMs. Your brain is set in such a way that requires you to think big-picture. 750mg Norvasc, When I sit down as a player, I begin thinking about how other players are intereacting with the story, and how I would operate behind the screen instead, Norvasc australia. I have to force myself to focus on my own character, Norvasc uk, and not worry about everyone else.

Is the player way of doing things bad, or inferior, 10mg Norvasc. Not at all, No RX Norvasc. I want my players to be focusing on themselves. 250mg Norvasc, If everyone's focusing on the larger story, that's too many cooks in the kitchen. But what I do want, 1000mg Norvasc. Them to care at all about the big picture. No RX Norvasc, Too often, players get so focused on their characters that any time you try to get them to care about the larger world, they just shut-down. 50mg Norvasc, They don't read your handouts, they don't understand the references you make to the world, having not done their homework on the world, Norvasc mexico. Why should the GM be the only person who knows anything about the world. 30mg Norvasc, That's why I like playing within established settings that everyone knows. Star Wars. My players have at least seen the movies, and so know about the world (or universe) at large, No RX Norvasc. They know about the Force and hyperdrives, Norvasc craiglist. Marvel. 150mg Norvasc, They've at least seen some of the movies, or watched the X-Men cartoon as kids. They know the general idea of the world, 40mg Norvasc. No RX Norvasc, Eberron. Not so much. Norvasc paypal, Most players haven't read the books, and can't be bothered to do so between sessions.

If anyone has any solutions for these issues, 20mg Norvasc, I'd be happy to listen.

Remember: As a GM, your job is to see the larger picture, to run an entire world. As a player, your job is your character. But allow a little bleed-through and care about what the other side is paying attention to.

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6 Comments to “No RX Norvasc”
  1. As a predominately solo player, I am wired both ways! I focus on my character/characters first, with a rough idea of the background world and setting, then generally the world is created as needed while the adventure or campaign moves forward, based upon my rough skeleton of a setting. Sometimes I will play in a more defined setting, either written by myself or a canned one, perhaps one I am revisiting from earlier adventures, but again, details can and will change and the world is shaped by my interactions as a player and GM. For my style of play, a loosely constructed framework ready for flesh to be hung upon it is my best way to start off. Doesn’t really answer your request, but I was inspired to share.

  2. toomanykades says:

    Nice headline grabber but I would disagree; the player characters are the most important aspect of my game. If they are not there I may as well set up in a cafe, surrounded by strangers and play with myself.

    Eh, yeah.

    Anyway, what I mean to say is that the backstory and direction the Party are heading is monumentally important to me. The World (big W) I create AROUND them is less so. The detail of that world is only as important as it needs to be because of some plot.

  3. PK says:

    I have to disagree. I am not running a world. I am running a tiny subset of a world: the world the characters see and interact with. I am not planning and moving the progress of nations. I’m playing the bastard half-brother who is resentful of the PC’s close relationship with their father. I’m playing the handful of people the PCs meet in a given area. The only thing that matters in a game is what happens to the characters.

    I have to love the characters. They are the driving force of the game. A really dramatic, compelling game requires me to have enough investment in the player characters to push them where it hurts, give them meaningful conflict, and be the source of diametrically opposed will.

    This might be a difference of play styles. What you describe sound much more like the exploration of setting than character.

  4. Some Guy says:

    I could not disagree with you more. It is this prevalent attitude of that drives people who seek story and roleplaying fulfillment away from our hobby as a whole.

    The sheer arrogance of your comments is astounding, players are the entire reason the game exists, if you want to build this perfect world why do you even allow players into it? They’re just going to fuck it up anyway! Why don’t you just generate your little terrarium and play the game by yourself?

    Players are not “heroes” in a vast world in which they are largely irrelevant, players ARE the world, they define what parts of it are relevant, they are not just any heroes they are THE heroes, they reshape and redefine destiny by their very passing, the tale of their growth from nothing to something is the tale you are supposed to be crafting. Saying that “it’s my job as ST to define every last detail” just prohibits roleplaying, creativity, and group adventuring, which is the point, right?

    I don’t want a road map with every stop labelled, I want, and my players enjoy, that I have “something to say about everything, but not everything to say about something.” Try releasing your iron grip from your world long enough to share in the creativity of the people around the table with you, after all, they constantly amaze and amuse you with their roleplaying and quick thinking in combat, why not let them help craft the tale that all of you are working together to tell?

  5. Philo Pharynx says:

    Hmm… So you’re saying that it’s okay to not care about the work they put in, but then you complain that they don’t appreciate the work you put in. You say you are wired to focus on the big picture. And you don’t want players that are wired to deal with the big picture. So you want people to go out of their comfort zone, but you don’t like going out of yours. I think that your group needs to sit down and talk about these issues.

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