An Unneccessary Evil? – Focussing On Alignment, Part 1 of 5

This entry is part 1 in the series Focussing On Alignment

This entry is part 1 in the series Focussing On AlignmentJohnn received this article submission for Roleplaying Tips, but it’s not a fit for the e-zine, which tries to be systemless as much as possible. He “didn’t read much of it because 30 years of alignment discussions puts this on my topics blacklist, even for […]

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A Neccessary Evil? – Focussing On Alignment, Part 2 of 5

This entry is part 2 in the series Focussing On Alignment

This entry is part 2 in the series Focussing On AlignmentGarry’s Article, The Conundrum Of Alignment, which appears as part one of this series, raised some excellent points. I agree with many of them, and felt that further discussion – and an alternative point of view – was merited, since I had reached radically different […]

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An Unneccessary Evil? – Focussing On Alignment, Part 3 of 5

This entry is part 3 in the series Focussing On Alignment

This entry is part 3 in the series Focussing On AlignmentIn part one of this 5-part examination, we presented a guest article by Garry Stahl, “The Conundrum Of Alignment”. In Part two, “A Neccessary Evil?”, I discussed the justification for alignment being part of the rules, looked at the historical precedent for oversimplified moral arguements, […]

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Flavours Of Neutral – Focussing On Alignment, Part 4 of 5

This entry is part 4 in the series Focussing On Alignment

This entry is part 4 in the series Focussing On AlignmentIn part one of this series, we presented a guest article by Garry Stahl, “The Conundrum Of Alignment”. Part two discussed the justification for alignment being part of the rules, looked at the arguement against oversimplified moral arguements, and concluded that the real problem with […]

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Dark Shadows – Focussing On Alignment, Part 5 of 5

This entry is part 5 in the series Focussing On Alignment

This entry is part 5 in the series Focussing On AlignmentThis post is the end of a long road! It started with a guest article by Garry Stahl, “The Conundrum Of Alignment”. Parts two and three highlighted what I believe to be the causes of the problems Garry identified, and provided an alternative perspective on […]

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