#RPGaDAY, Last Year: Day 3 – First RPG Purchased

It's the last of the pure reposts! I'm going over the writing prompts from last year, to see if my answers have changed at all. But I'm just doing reposts from my G+ feed for the first three entries as they're just about the first games I encountered. We've already gone over the first game played and first one I GMed. #RPGaDAY, Last Year: Day 3: What was the first roleplaying game you purchased? I’m going to skip past D&D because while I know that was the first one played, it was a gift. In those early days, we played a lot of D&D, but branched out and played quite a few other role-playing games like Rolemaster and Champions. I was also big into Car Wars, but… You know, it may have been Autoduel Champions. Or Villains & Vigilantes. Because it was so long ago, I’m not sure who owned what back then. (I recall AD&D books on the shelf, along with...
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#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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