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  • Seraph Kitty
    replied to Struggling with Guilds
    I have a few reasons why I find it more acceptable as a goal for mortals to just aggregate power as an ends unto itelf, whereas its unsatisfying for Arisen characters. I have thought about it a good deal over the past few days, and I know it brings in my own bias, but I don't thinks its unreasonable.

    In short, my argument is this:
    -Gaining power is a means to an end, not an end in and of itself. This holds to Mummy's themes if nothing else.
    -Individual mortals haven't been doing it for 4000, and don't have to look forward and expect another 4000.
    -Even for mortals,...
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    Last edited by Seraph Kitty; 05-29-2018, 12:47 PM.

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  • Seraph Kitty
    replied to Struggling with Guilds
    Thank you for the feedback; it seems as though I'm not missing something major, which I find disappointing. Many of your suggestions are kind of what I meant when I said that I know how to evoke a Mood with these Guilds, but I couldn't figure out a Role to give them in the story.
    And I can see the appeal and value in those moods, and how their existential crisis is an appropriate lens for the setting. But without even broad strokes as to what their overall goals (alchemists) are or just a little bit more structure about what Guild business is and accomplishes (priests), its a bit frustrating...
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Seraph Kitty
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