I had a thought this morning. What if your highest stats were your flaws?
What if, when you made a mistake, it was because you over relied on your strength? For example, someone who’s smart but thinks they’re a genius. Or someone that is determined but sticks too long to a plan that isn’t working.
The idea is to paint the character in a way that could range from cartoonish to deeply dysfunctional. The goal is to explain failure with a theme that builds who the character is or maybe wants to be.
I think the Energy System could be used to do that. I wonder if it would resonate with players? If built right, it could deliver a lot of laughs.