IC actions and IC consequences: A critique

This article was written for us by Brian aka Crimsyn from the USS Portland in Obsidian Fleet.

Picard with Phaser rifle

If you poke around the internet, you’ll see that a lot of the simms out there have something in their rules to the effect of “IC actions have IC consequences,” often putting various degrees of emphasis on this statement, such as “if you write your character jumping out of the airlock, your character is going to be dead.” It is so popular that it has somehow become almost a clichéd truism in the world of simming, commonly cited by players and GMs alike. Read More