For any Subtext users – I mentioned this idea (adding MC player to IC throughline) in one of the Writer’s Rooms. But now I thought of a way to refine it further.
Basically, instead of just adding your MC player to your IC throughline, you create a new player with the name “Influenced by IC, MC”. Now you can have IC beats that are about the IC facing conflict, and other ones about the IC influencing the MC’s conflict.
If you have multiple ICs, you can just make multiple of these as well. For example, here’s from my story, where Roan is the MC:
So now I can have beats of both types:
Jim may add a way to do this automatically, but for now this seems to work really well.
EDITED to add a caveat – make sure you read Jim’s post below.