A Forge term for a resolution mechanic which depends on the abstract higher-level conflict, rather than on the component tasks within that conflict. For example, one might roll to get past a guard -- regardless of whether you bluff, sneak, or fight your way past him. When using this technique, inanimate objects may be considered to have "interests" at odds with the character, if necessary. Contrast with Task Resolution.
has come to be understood as an umbrella term that refers to several distinct interventions which all aim to help people find peaceful or non-violent responses to conflict and potentially resolving disputes and addressing underlying drivers of violence. These include: Conflict Prevention: stopping or averting the occurrence of violence or other destructive responses to conflict through activities intended to address conflictual issues or relations in a society. Conflict Management: building the ability of people to work together cooperatively to deal with their conflicts. Conflict management and mitigation is a term that refers to attempts to contain or lessen the impact of violent conflict. Conflict Transformation: changing the underlying systems/institutions, attitudes and relationships that underlie violence and building new systems/ institutions, attitudes and relationships that promote constructive methods for dealing with conflict.