gladiusdei
 member, 757 posts
Thu 31 Jan 2019
at 21:28
Scion- Have Gms had success on RPOL with first visiations?
second question about Scion.  I have run a few Scion games on here, some with great success, some not so much.

Have other Scion GMs had success starting the game with a player's first visitation?  or does that slow the game down too much?

I'd like to hear from people who have run it on RPOL, since this setting changes how games run quite a bit, and whether or not it worked.
Knight_Vassal
 member, 444 posts
Fri 1 Feb 2019
at 04:42
Scion- Have Gms had success on RPOL with first visiations?
 I tried that route once and once without. Honestly worked better in the time without, but it seemed almost forced.
gladiusdei
 member, 758 posts
Fri 1 Feb 2019
at 04:48
Scion- Have Gms had success on RPOL with first visiations?
that's sort of my concern.  Starting the game with the visitations gets the characters more fleshed out and starts the game moving.  But it also keeps the players separated for a long period of time, where players may fall off.

the alternative is to just jump start it, but then it often feels forced and players ma not know where they stand in the game.

trying to decide how I'd start a game before I decide if I want to run it.
Knight_Vassal
 member, 445 posts
Fri 1 Feb 2019
at 23:06
Scion- Have Gms had success on RPOL with first visiations?
In reply to gladiusdei (msg # 3):

Well let me put it this way. Get a good group together. Of players you know arent gonna ghost on you amd ask them. If they are semi-willing to run Visitations then run them. If not ask them how they got together. Make them do some of the less forced part of it.

If Cyrus knows Neo and Neo also dated Trinity then that is how Cyrus knows Trinity. Or some snot like that.

  That was one good thing about the companion and starting at higher levels you had to really think about hows and whys.