Anyone ever used a system to roleplay a social event (like a ball, court, political gathering, etc.) in a tabletop? My group has played through one or two big social events in our games and it’s always been a little hit and miss.
I was reading Spirit of the Century and it uses a generic system that is meant to be applied to any situation, sorta. But something didn’t sit right about it. Shadow of Yesterday use scene based resolution and I can see how it can be applied to a social event. But if your using a taks based or near-task based resolution… I’m not sure how that works at a social event unless you set it up Pulp-style with a villain that must be countered. Many there is examples further on in the book worth looking into.
So I’m curious if anyone knows of any systems or have used anything for social events?