RPG Theory Glossary: X-Z

A term coined by Walt Freitag for an instance of play which is not prioritizing any of the three Creative Agenda possibilities in GNS. It is role-playing without doing anything that is unexpected by the other participants. As he defines it, zilchplay has an an agenda: "being told a story while engaging in manipluation of some arcana that makes it appear and feel that you're doing something of greater import than that."
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John H. Kim <jhkim@darkshire.net>
Last modified: Tue Mar 18 15:19:07 2008