Author Topic: Illustrations of basic moves in the media  (Read 1871 times)

Tore V

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Illustrations of basic moves in the media
« on: September 12, 2012, 07:42:33 AM »
Thanks to my 20-month old daughter's sudden love for music videos (thank you, youtube), I've actually seen a few. Yes, few. Again, and again, and again....
Anywho, her recent obsession is Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend", and as I was watching it for the 39th time yesterday it struck me that it serves a an amazingly good example of the "Shut someone down" move, including how hurting someone can be a "Shut someone down" instead of "Lashing out physically".

There is, of course, also a bit of "Turn someone on" and possibly "Manipulate an NPC".

Do any of you have any other good examples of basic moves?

CliffR

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Re: Illustrations of basic moves in the media
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2012, 06:01:51 PM »
Gaze Into the Abyss seems to be the hardest one to find examples of, but there are a few. Perhaps appropriately, the ones I'm thinking of come from Twilight. The various mental powers of some of the vampires (Edwards mind-reading, Alice's visions of the future) are as good an example as I can find. The different powers even illustrate how Gazing is different for each character.