Re: [HeroQuest-rules] Mythic Russia: call for opinions

From: Moah, platypus powaaa! <moah_at_l8tifs0fe3gtejf9mOJX8hM_mY36Zz533Typ6LI1vp2cd2y3RDMz8HphK-A9iCHwPKdceUWlDs>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 08:47:00 +0200

Mike Holmes wrote:

> I think that this might have the tendency to result in people making max
> bids a lot. Meaning that the extended contest system becomes the simple
> contest system, as you get just one roll, all or nothing. In fact, I tend to
> sorta have this problem anyhow even without further incentive (I'd be
> interested in incentive in the other direction). Have you found some reason
> that players take too low a bids?

I've used the narrative system (ie i ask players what they want to do, and I'm the one deciding how much of the bid it represents) to both avoid that problem and make the game feel more alive and less mechanic.

Moah, platypus powaaa!             Received on Mon 26 Apr 2004 - 23:44:55 EEST

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