I think it is a slippery slope to even attempt this line of RP. Regardless of intent, with an base IP with so many known allegorical figures and themes, all it requires is one person, intentionally or not, saying the wrong thing to light the entire server community on fire.
Speaking personally I play this game to escape and enjoy myself. In my own Kinship I do not allow for chat of religion, politics. In my experience in running said Kinship and it's far flung counterparts in other games, at no time has any segue into such matters ended well. Under the surface of most groups you will have people of different sensitivities. The resulting drama, inability of a large group to sustain purely intellectual discussions online, and just the very nature of digital communities makes allowing it utterly untenable.
While it might be true that most people are simply looking to explore a plot line I very seriously doubt that this will fail to attract somebody who takes advantage of it to express real world views by proxy. I've seen such behavior before in small ways during the past 8 years, it inevitably happens and never ends well.
As it is thus a corrosive influence on the community I value, speaking personally I cannot support the effort even as an experiment for reasons I've learned by experience. I'm formally discouraging my own members to avoid or as RP'ers can, disregard the comments and discussions in-game.
Last edited by Comstrike; Apr 30 2014 at 11:52 PM.
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