@mpjgregoire I wrote a blog post about it today, in fact!
It was inspired by @takeonrules's post on pen, paper, and anxiety.
In turn inspired by a post by Arit Amana on handling anxiety.
Writing it Down to Quell Anxiety: Sometimes Paper and Pencil are What You Need
@todd Duke had a B6 Command (+2D for Dismiss), went for the Dismiss…got 5 successes, spent fate to grab 2 more. I threw a B5 Rhetoric with a Forked Ugly Truth (and 2 Persona) in the obfuscate. Got 6 successes with three 6s. Spent a Fate and brought home 10 successes.
@todd it was an odd one. Their BoA was 6: B6 Will + B5 Persuasion (with no successes). Mine was 5: B4 Will + UNTRAINED Persuasion. Obfuscate vs. their Dismiss, followed by my withering point. Then Point vs. Point left me with giving a minor compromise. The Duke installed me as interim priest, the compromise was that I sword loyalty to Castle Umbria (not the Duke). (Not: already aligned with a different Duke, so I'm threading the needle, and positioning for full on change in loyalty).
Dungeons and Dragons and Me
In which I look at how D&D has changed as I've grown up around games and my relationship to them has mutated.
Do I Now Favor Online over Face to Face?: Regarding Table-top Role-Playing Games, I Think I Do
Letter from Viscount Nentrys Rhydulf to Count Rhydulf: Crafting an In-Game Artifact with Player Commentary
To Link Test or Not in Burning Wheel Gold: Balancing Decision Fatigue, Time Budgets, and Fictional Pacing
Whipping Up a Quick Emacs Helper Function for Hugo: Continuing to Build Out Utility Functions
A Wonderful Cascade of Tests in Burning Wheel: The Dice Helped Tap Some Amazing Narrative Beats
Coming Up on the 8th Anniversary of Full-Time Soapy Gnome: Stumbling Down Memory Lane
Diving into the Implementation of Subject Menus for Org Roam: It's Macros, Functions, and Property Lists…Oh My!
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