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matthijs
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« on: January 11, 2005, 02:10:29 PM »

We're testing out chargen. Monica's playing Jane, who wants to Accomplish overcoming her distrust of parents, people and God. I'm the GM.

Pivotal moment: Jane and her mentor Steward are sitting on a crag somewhere in the desert. The Steward tells Jane to lie down, eyes closed, next to a rattlesnake. She is confused and scared, asks why. He says he can't tell her, she has to trust him.

So far, I'm using my 4d6 + 4d10 (as per p. 17). She's rolled Acuity + Heart (just talking). But now she wants to escalate; she's packing her stuff and walking away. She gets to roll Body (physical, not fighting, already used Heart).

Question: Can I escalate as well? Or are the 4d6 + 4d10 all I get to use for the entire conflict?

We played it so that I couldn't escalate, and she won the conflict. Jane didn't overcome her distrust.
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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2005, 02:24:22 PM »

As it stands, there's no provision for the GM to escalate during initiation.

I considered but tossed out "if you escalate during initiation, roll 2d6+2d10." I don't remember now why I tossed it out, but I'm pretty sure there was a good reason.

Maybe just: during character creation, if the player cares enough to escalate, the GM should back off.

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