#RPGaDAY, Last Year: Day 2 – First RPG GMed

Revisiting the writing event from last year, I'm checking to see if my answers have changed at all. However, the first few entries in the month are all about the first game played or purchased and barring access to a time machine, they're not gonna change. For these few, it's a repost from my G+ feed from about this time last year. #RPGaDAY, Last Year: Day 2: What was the first roleplaying game you GMed? That’s answered a bit in Last Year’s Day 1 post, but I’d like to expand on it a bit. The first adventure I GM’d was included in the D&D boxed set. I don’t remember too much of it, but I do remember the door maze. Something stupid huge like a 60’ x 80’ room divided into 10’x10’ rooms with doors on all four walls. I thought this was amazing! The players would be spending time mapping out the room, opening doors and there is an identical room with...
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#RPGaDAY, Last Year: Day 1 – First RPG Played

I'm planning on revisiting last year's entries for RPGaDay to see if my answers have changed at all, but the first few entries won't -- they're about the first RPGs played, GMed, and purchased. So I'll be reposting these from my G+ feed from last year over the next few days, eventually getting caught up to Now, Last Year by the end of the week. #RPGaDAY, Last Year: Day 1: What was the first roleplaying game you played? My first roleplaying game was the same thing as several other people in my feed: the Holmes version of Dungeons & Dragons. It was the one with the chits you could cut out and draw from a cup in case you didn’t have any polyhedral dice. I picked this up in 1982 as a hand-me-down from adults who heard it was pretty cool but didn’t understand how to play. Back then, if you wanted to buy dice, you had to go into a store full of...
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#RPGaDAY2015, Day 3: Favorite New RPG of the Past 12 Months

The third entry in #RPGaDAY2015 is the favorite new RPG of the past year. Not favorite RPG, but favorite new RPG. Newly released? All-new game? A bit tricky, but the graphic used for the writing prompts doesn't include much space to break down the minute details of the topic. I'm taking it to mean the favorite RPG I picked up or played in the past year that was new to me. (Granted, I haven't played much this past year, either.) I mentioned Chill for Day Two's answer, and am tempted to go back to that for all the same reasons, but I'm not going to do so. Instead, I would have to pick the 5th Edition of Dungeons & Dragons. We've got the whole line so far and I'm impressed with the game. When it was winning ENnies a few nights ago, it was the first year I thought it won because it deserved to and not because there were people...
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