#RPGaDAY 2017, Day 18: A Game I’ve Played a Lot

The #RPGaDAY prompt for the 18th was "Which RPG have you played the most in your life?" While I spent the majority of my teenage years playing D&D and part of my college years playing that game, my late college age group started playing Shadowrun and that's been my go-to big game ever since. But if we use a different metric, where we look at which game I've played with the most number of people, that would be Primetime Adventures. I've run that at game days, conventions, and dropped it into my regular game from time to time. Huh. That was a short one. Continue reading “#RPGaDAY 2017, Day 18: A Game I’ve Played a Lot” »...
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#RPGaDAY 2017, Day 15: Adapting a Game

Wow. Let's see. I was at Gen Con and didn't get ahead on my #RPGaDAY posts. Where did I leave off? Day fifteen? Okay, then. The topic for that day is "Which RPG do you enjoy adapting the most?" Well, that's an odd one. I mean, I could see how someone's answer is something like how they use game X to play Star Wars (or Shadowrun), but for the most part I'm thinking the real answers to this question is about generic game systems, like Fate or GURPS. Continue reading “#RPGaDAY 2017, Day 15: Adapting a Game” »...
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#RPGaDAY 2016, Day 12: The Next Game

The actual title of today's prompt is "What game is your group most likely to play next?" That question makes a few assumptions, the foremost being that one plays in a single group. Take a look at Rich Rogers. Inferring from his posts about gaming and invitations to game (or watch one being streamed), I don't think he actually has a game group, just a whole bunch of gamer friends that come together to play stuff for a few sessions and then back to the pool. Or if he does have a game group, he has at least three, each with a revolving cast, maybe some regulars in each. (Rich, don't tell me. I want to believe you live in a magical wonderland of gaming and one day you'll open a retirement home for all us gamers who can mix and mingle and play throughout our golden years.) Continue reading “#RPGaDAY 2016, Day 12: The Next Game” »...
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