A few of my favorite moments are after we roleplay a heated change purely on the character degree, however we’re very cool on the participant degree.
In considered one of our Cthulhu campaigns within the Twenties i used to be taking part in a really rational fellow, who made some extent about not approving one other PC’s (a parapsychologist) strategies or rationale. Ultimately when he was uncovered to the supernatural he was humbled and it was satisfying to play that.
In our Dreamhounds marketing campaign, i performed Magritte riffing off my mates’ Dali and Bunuel. We went to Dali’s home to prod him to debate final evening’s occasions (all of us met and interacted within the Dreamlands). My character had additionally misplaced his canine Loulou within the waking world so we casually talked about that. Dali’s participant mentioned to us he did not care in regards to the canine, and that frankly he’d somewhat keep in, with Gala. He obtained right into a semi-shouting match with Bunuel, who was his buddy and known as him Sally and was very insistent that he be a part of us. Then i interjected, and mentioned “it is not in regards to the canine Salvador. It is about what occurred final evening!”. He relented and mentioned he would come and meet us shortly. Thay form of factor, that backwards and forwards and change of energy/standing is fairly cool when performed on the character degree between mates that do not take it personally. I actually preferred this text , It goes into related territory.
As to the how, it simply relies on how nicely the opposite participant, how a lot you belief them and share the identical imaginative and prescient for the sport. For those who do not, then in my expertise the sport suffers after a heated change, it tends to spill over to an ego battle and relationships usually deteriorate because of this. So greatest to play cooperatively if you do not know the opposite gamers very nicely. No less than that is how i strategy it.