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Started by Georgios Panagiotidis, February 09, 2005, 11:41:21 AM
Quote from: Joe DizzyThanks for the replies. It seems to me that InSpectres is intended to be played with a certain type of humour in mind. Not the broad strokes of something like Scary Movie, but more along the lines of The Office. More character-based embarrassment and off-the-wall freakishness, and less farce and loud and obnoxious jokes. Is that correct? There also seems to be a certain dark edge to the whole thing. Or am I just reading this wrong?
Quote from: Jared A. SorensenI never saw them back then when I released the game, but I'd definitely put down The Office or Scrubs in the inspiration section.
Quote from: Ron EdwardsI'll qualify that, though, by adding if that's what you and the other folks want. Since you chose the GNS forum to bring this up in, I'm assuming that you really want to focus on the game in terms of Creative Agenda ("what is fun," "why do we play anyway," or the excellent term Gaming on Purpose). If I'm right about that, then I gotta say straight up - it won't happen unless you and the others all want it to, On Purpose. If you do, then applying the Stress rules diligently (much as described in the recent thread, or in many other Actual Play threads) will help lots! If you don't, then bag it - just run the game for mild and probably not-specially-great laughs, if at all.
Quote from: Joe DizzyQuote from: Jared A. SorensenI never saw them back then when I released the game, but I'd definitely put down The Office or Scrubs in the inspiration section.Scrubs. I have to admit you mentioning this both makes sense and surprises me a little as far as InSpectres is concerned. I can see the work-related comedy aspect. But the two shows seem to differ quite dramatically in tone.