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Questions tagged [hx]

Hx is the history score in Apocalypse World - a rough estimate on how well a character knows another, and used for a variety of purposes such as helping, interfering and gaining experience. Use this tag for questions concerning the Hx mechanics, related social aspects and house moves that rely heavily on the Hx mechanic.

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Do the rules allow unlimited experience through Hx gains?

Looking over the basic playbook for Apocalypse World, some of the rules seem like they would allow two (or more) cooperating players to quickly and trivially gain as much experience as they want. For ...
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Hx with a PC deliberately taking harm from another PC in Apocalypse World

The Harm section of the book says the following about a player character (PC) taking harm from another character: When you inflict harm on another player’s character, the other character gets +...
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Explain How History Works in Apocalypse World

History, or Hx, remains a little perplexing to me. Can you explain how it works, both mechanically and fictionally, in a way that makes sense? I am especially hung up on integrating History changes ...