Ask GV: On Controlling PCs

UZ asks (in response to one of the Management’s posts, but hey, if it gets the mail-slot going…)

How do you get a PC to accept mind control? How do you sell servitude to someone who fights (theoretically) for freedom?
Dear UZ:
That’s a very good question. The PC is a special kind of protagonist—resistant if not [...]

An Ode to Player Characters

They’re a random factor, a source of chaos, an uncontrollable force of nature. Rarely does any plot which meets them survive unscathed. They forget the names of those around them, work from motivations all their own, and usually have far too high an opinion of their impact on the world. And they are our most [...]