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Old 06-11-2017, 03:46 PM   #31
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"Legitimate businessman" Organised crime boss.
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Old 06-11-2017, 03:51 PM   #32
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"Sure, you think that:" my standard response to player questions about unconfirmed theories, such as "hey, we think that the Dean is a vampire?" It's not really an answer to the implied question.
Well that semi-unfair as that question is more asking if there character has an setting/skill based info that they as Player might be missing.

"You have no info that contradict that thought" is more fair.
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Old 06-11-2017, 05:57 PM   #33
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That seems like one of those social subtleties that depend entirely on the specific people interacting.
Some gamers may unintentionally use the GM's answers as a crutch forgetting to focus on their character and RP-ing. I can see myself falling into that trap, so am not one to judge.
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Old 06-11-2017, 09:13 PM   #34
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"Gentlemen of negotiable morality" - a typical adventuring party.
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Old 06-12-2017, 12:32 AM   #35
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"Legitimate businessman" Organised crime boss.
In the right contest, "legitimate ethnic businessman" for an Italian / Serbian / Haitian / etc. organised crime boss.

(In the Crimson Skies campaign I think we had "he's out at a meeting of the Legitimate Ethnic Businessmen's Association" = he's off dealing with his fellow crime bosses.)
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Old 06-12-2017, 01:19 AM   #36
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"Alternative morality" - evil.
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Old 06-12-2017, 01:08 PM   #37
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Does that app give me an increase to BaB or to HP or to saves and cool class abilities that I could use IRL? Otherwise, not interested! :P
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Old 06-12-2017, 01:24 PM   #38
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Does that app give me an increase to BaB or to HP or to saves and cool class abilities that I could use IRL? Otherwise, not interested! :P
It gives +10% to task management (or so)...
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Old 06-12-2017, 02:16 PM   #39
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I find it more motivating to curate my personal GURPS character sheet and try to max out my points/optimize my build.
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Old 06-12-2017, 03:37 PM   #40
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"Violated the integrity of his chemsuit" - comprehensively shot.

This one comes from a Shadowrun campaign, where a street samurai who didn't have much biology left had taken to wearing a "chemsuit" NBC coverall all the time. He hadn't got the senses to feel it was uncomfortable, and I suspect he may have been short of immune system too. He was gunned down by a heavy machinegun - I no longer understand the Shadowrun damage system - but the thing the player was worried about was if his chemsuit was still sealed.
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