#33 Portraying Honorable vs Dishonorable Characters

#33 Portraying Honorable vs Dishonorable Characters

“Noble” heroes…Dastardly “villains”…

Today I examine the difference between honorable and dishonorable characters. What defines them? What are the rules that society uses to decide if a fight is “fair” or “honorable?” How do you implement that in your design?

Listen in to find out…

Contents:

3:27     What is Honor?

8:35     The Rules of Engagement:

What Triggers allow violence to be used?

Who are acceptable Targets of violence?

What Types of violence are permissible?

What Tactics are not an option?

24:01     Basic Truisms about honorable characters

27:51     The situational nature of honor during fighting

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