Craig Daniel on Mon, 5 Jan 2009 08:18:37 -0700 (MST)

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Re: [s-b] Consultation 190

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 8:21 AM, James Baxter <jebaxter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Tough question, but I answer Consultation 190 YES as it is likely that there is an External Force with the name Fred (there are
> plenty of people outside the game with the name Fred). To give a serious answer, The beast is defined as an Outsider and must
> therefore be an External Force. Rule 5E4 takes precedence over Rule 5E50 but that is irrelevant as the two Rules do not conflict,
> Rule 5E50 merely states that the Beast is an Outsider and defers to the Rule 5E4 definition of an Outsider causing the Beast to
> become an External Force.

Unfortunately, you're missing the part where rule 5E4 defines an
External Force - and its definition does not include the OCB.

In any case, though, I intend without objection to cause the Beast to
find JamesB's judgment of Consultation 190 CONSISTENT.

> So although we have no idea what External Force is behind Fred (the Ranger perhaps?), there is definitely a case for Fred being an
> External Force (otherwise we could end up with no beast)

Hm. Can a single External Force be two Game Objects? If so, is it one
Outsider or two?

 - teucer
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