2012-11-15, 01:45 AM (ISO 8601)
Barbarian in the Playground
Re: Help with GMing?
Originally Posted by Malak'ai
This sort of thing is what you want (although it doesn't have to be exactly witch trials). One big problem with religious organizations is that by they're very nature, they think they're always right (they're speaking for god/gods/etc).
Put the PCs in a situation where the church is doing something that very clearly isn't right, but where the church has a very clear justification for doing so.
God says women can't touch weapons. Church is hanging/whatever a woman for chasing off a bunch of local bullies who had almost beat her child to death. That sort of thing.