RPG Search Show more
Out of curiosity, I'm looking to see what's out there that meets the following criteria (poking around the net too)
custom/unique system (not pbta, osr, d20, fate, etc)
supports/encourages strategic play or system mastery
Character Death!!! Show more
I don't get why it's a big deal debate.
A) ya'll agree to play a game where death is a consequence of play.
B) ya'll agree to play a game where death isn't a consequence of play.
C) ya'll agree that death is cool, and we're all skeletons awaiting to be born.
brain venting Show more
Sometimes, I wish my brain worked differently so I could find more processes of play inspiring and exciting.
There are other organized actions folks can take: strike, petentions, protests, etc.
I get there is risk. I work retail, and might be striking for better wages. Currently, I'm being payed $13.90, which is good for retail but not enough to live. I got lucky, we've got dual-income and a stable housing situation.
Luke Crane (he of the Burning Wheel) is reviving his ash can venture at adapting old school Basic D&D to Musketeer-inspired adventures in Paris, and it is now becoming something quite unique, involving an almost global gazetteer of the peoples, politics and events of that most tumultuous Year of Our Lord 1648: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/burningwheel/miseries-and-misfortunes-les-fruits-malheureux
Burning Wheel Hype Show more
I'm starting up a game (first session proper Friday).
The forums re-opened!
A new, revised printing!
#RPG industry, sexual, emotional, and physical abuse Show more
Something I need to ensure the Mastodon #RPG community sees, coming from The Gauntlet RPG community. I stand with these statements.
Sexual, emotional, and physical abuse warning Show more
It's important that this be spread as far and wide as possible, in accordance with the author's wishes. https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10215845527064252&id=1027572040
The more an RPG is about relaying ones notes or discovering anothers notes, the more I can feel myself pulled out of play and pulled into performing for an audience or being in the audience.
It saps away excitement and energy.
Im not saying prep is bad, I like prepping npcs...but when prep is relating ones map or plot, I just kinda hate it.
Looking for podcast recommendations Show more
Do folks have deep-dive movie podcast recommendations?
(deep-dive as in historical
contex, summary and critical discussion)
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