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Posted By: octoscottCool, Red. New to school this year then?
Posted By: orklordNula is an awesome name!
Posted By: octoscottI think it might be worth mentioning that keeping rolls at a low frequency seems to help the game. Don't rush to the dice. Let the scenes and the words flow before letting the mechanics get involved. Little different playing in forum of course, but I'd err on the side of fewer rolls.
You can't spend multiple Strings to trigger the same effect multiple times, in any given moment. You can't offer someone 3 XP to do something, nor add +3 to a roll.You can spend multiple Strings to trigger the same effect multiple times over the course of a scene, though. You could offer someone 1 XP to do something, and then follow up with offering someone 1 XP to do something else.
Shutting someone down is about hurting their feelings, insulting them, trying to get them to bow to you socially. It is fundamentally not about preventing them from doing something, but about shaming them.