Exalted: Modern – Electronic MediaJune 22, 2011
So, in a discussion with one of my players today, the topic of UMI transmitted through electronic media came up, quite naturally. Initially, I had dismissed that. Of course UMI can be transmitted through electronic media. Why wouldn’t it be? It’s entirely too awesome to just discard: an Exalted presidential candidate brainwashing entire nations through their television sets confirms entirely too many conspiracy theories to be scoffed off. The mere thought made me giddy.
And yet, with further consideration, I have come to wonder if that might not be too powerful to be readily available to any jackass with an unnatural mental influence effect. That seems to me that it might actually benefit from a speedbump, much as I normally hate them. While I don’t have a final decision made, yet, my current plan is to prohibit UMI from functioning through electronic media. Fortunately, I also have a way around said prohibition: