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    Default Re: What sort of world would Loki like to create?

    Diplomacy-world? Or Paranoia, as was cited above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Schroeswald View Post
    I would say he (and all the gods) really liked stuff like sentient snack foods and cyberpunk talking animals, those weird to there stuff you've probably never done before, its fun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    Diplomacy-world? Or Paranoia, as was cited above.
    I'd imagine that by sheer coincidence they'd be using Rich's Persuasion version of Diplomacy. Works smoother, and there are more ways to tinker with it and get ridiculous bonuses that no one else would expect.

    Though Loki would probably want it to be in at least an industrial revolution setting. More chances of chicanery and thievery without having to jump from conning local guardsman to robbing the nobles in a single tier of categories.
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    I don't know if I should envy you or not for not knowing what Diplomacy is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    I don't know if I should envy you or not for not knowing what Diplomacy is.
    It's a great game. First played it in 7th grade.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Schroeswald View Post
    I would say he (and all the gods) really liked stuff like sentient snack foods and cyberpunk talking animals, those weird to there stuff you've probably never done before, its fun.
    I dunno, I could see some of the more stick-in-the-mud gods (Heimdall springs to mind) just thinking the whole thing was juvenile and dumb.

    Like that Calving and Hobbes comic, where they're playing with/as T-Rexes in F-14 fighter jets:

    CALVIN: This is SO COOL!
    HOBBES: This is so stupid.
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    GoT is a low-magic fantasy world. Tons of those about. It was originally modeled on Dark Ages Scotland IIRC. Clans and fiefdoms and constant petty squabbles about the tiny bit of wealth available in that harsh land. The GoT magic can be considered as what those people thought was real. Ever heard of the Microprose game Darklands? It modeled medieval Germany as people thought it was at the time. Thus there are demons, saints you can call on for aid, dragons, etc. Scottish people believed unicorns were real up until the early 20th century.

    I agree that Loki would get bored quickly no matter what kind of world he was allowed to create. People high in the personality trait of Openness (i.e. Chaotic) constantly demand new experiences and get cranky when they can't have them. He'd make something outlandish and stupid, calculated to enrage the other gods. Of course, if the other gods didn't get worship they wouldn't make it to the next world, so letting Loki design things would be a short path to annihilation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rogar Demonblud View Post
    I don't know if I should envy you or not for not knowing what Diplomacy is.
    Do you by any chance have too many friends and relatives? Diplomacy is the solution you have been looking for.
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