Tabletop Games Thread (And Roll20)

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Jutsei, Feb 15, 2014.

  1. shoryusatsu999

    shoryusatsu999 Nothing but footdive!

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    If you prefer having your RPGs in PDF form, there's a Humble Bundle-esque site out there for you called the Bundle of Holding. There are only ever two levels of content in each bundle and the starting price is much higher, but there are typically three or four bundles active at once, each with a large smattering of books. Sometimes, they do other things, too, like print-and-assemble papercraft models or terrain. They even link the books to a DriveThruRPG account (if the content's available on the site) for backup and redownload purposes in case their own site goes down.

    Currently, there are two bundles compiling the entirety of the Champions 4th edition lineup (though one sourcebook has an incomplete PDF as of now; the scanners plan on updating the PDF and sending it to bundle buyers when they can get a complete copy), one bundle containing some books for the third edition of Heavy Gear (a game with a Battletech-esque setting), and one bundle containing the entirety of the Advanced Fighting Fantasy gameline (based on the Fighting Fantasy gamebooks). Previous bundles have included games and lines such as Traveller, both versions of the World of Darkness, Mutants & Masterminds, Shadowrun, Deadlands, Lamentations of the Flame Princess, Exalted, Paranoia, and many more. No D&D, though.
     
  2. Jutsei

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    Yeah, I've linked that before, I've never bought one, I missed the Changeling 1E edition (Which sucks since I thought 2E was right around the corner, nope, delayed.)

    Hoping they have a bundle for some other cool stuff really soon
     
  3. Squire Grooktook

    Squire Grooktook The wind blew all day long

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    @PaperBag_Sniper Sometime we should try a 1on1 one shot to test out Tokyo Nova sometime. I still have the book from last year and I liked what I read of it. I might consider gm'ing it, though I don't have an idea for a cyberpunk campaign in my head atm.

    Also for more JTRPG's, some folks at 4chan translated a pretty neat looking game back in January (I was watching original thread, though I haven't followed the following translation threads of all the expansions).
     
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  4. Jutsei

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    I'm pretty much getting set for the possibility of a TTRPG with my best friends over the summer, just unsure what to play, I might be able to juggle it with an RPG on here but with my horrific cocktail of ADHD, Executive Dysfunction, and some other things, I'm not sure if I could handle that.
    Though, I really wouldn't mind DMing some horror games, goddamn.
     
  5. Squire Grooktook

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    You seem to really want to do Call of Cthulhu, so why don't you play that with her?

    Otherwise everyone recommends Dungeons and Dragons 5e to newcomers, so it probably can't hurt to go for that if you want something more straightforward.

    I don't know whether its the speed of jrpg's, or the strength of our gm, but getting into the game on my side was very easy. Could barely remember the rules and was nervous, but I basically just showed up, roled and rolled, and it all went smoothly. Much less intimidating then it looked or sounded.

    So probably don't sweat it. The main obstacle is finding 5 hours of free time that you and the whole group can share in.
     
  6. Ruin

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    I still have that one-shot o' mine
    been workin' and refining it too, so it's probably not hot garbage
     
  7. CatfishZealot

    CatfishZealot The Lemon Merchant

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    I don't know about anyone else, but the updated cover for Bestiary 6 looks pretty metal.
     
  8. Jutsei

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    I don't know if CoC would be her cup of tea, and even then I might have to invest in Pulp Cthulhu, which is another $40
     
  9. Squire Grooktook

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    I have a friend who's interested in the medium, but I imagine he might be confused if he just jumped in. I would totally invite him if you hosted that.

    I'd be down for it as well.

    Just do 5E then and join Ruin's oneshot.
     
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  10. Ruin

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    plz guys my wife and kids are starving i need to do this one-shot or gary gygax won't feed us :((((
     
  11. Kit Ballard

    Kit Ballard Adorable in small packages

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  12. Jutsei

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    I'd rather play D&D5E for the first time with my friend............ Preferably because I know she's played it before
     
  13. Magma442

    Magma442 Get ready for a Showstopper!

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    Anyone got the curse of sthrad module? I'm thinking about Dming in the future and was wondering if I should do ravenloft.
     
  14. Squire Grooktook

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    If you're nervous playing a quickie like this could help, and Ruin's played it before.

    Also, if she's familiar: you know what to play.

    I have an exam on monday but I'd be willing to join after that. I'd invite that friend.
     
  15. Ruin

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    jutsei why do you want my kids to starve plz help me :((((((((
     
  16. Jutsei

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    I guess I'm leaving your life in.....................................
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    Ruin.
     
  17. Ruin

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    [​IMG]
     
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  18. Squire Grooktook

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    When would you be interested in hosting, Ruin? I think my friend would be hyped for it.
     
  19. Ruin

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    I'm free most evenings, sans wednesdays
    work out a time for yourselves, and I can probably make it work!

    I'm on east coast time, so that's something else to keep in mind as well
     
  20. North888

    North888 Doesn't know what he's talking about

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    So me and my friend have been playing some simple 5e. Its been fun, though admittedly I don't have the patience for long game sessions (I hit my limit after about 2-3 hours). I was wondering if there were any other good games we could pick up that could supplement that shorter attention span?
     
  21. Squire Grooktook

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    Alright, I'll talk to him about it next week and see if we can arrange something.

    I imagine it'd be best with at least a third player though. Hopefully someones game?
     
  22. Magma442

    Magma442 Get ready for a Showstopper!

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    depends what would we be playing and do you take goofy characters?
     
  23. Ruin

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    I fucking welcome goofy characters with open arms
    the campaign I run with my normal group is full-on horror-comedy
     
  24. Magma442

    Magma442 Get ready for a Showstopper!

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    is it regular Dnd? cause if its horror my character will fit in well. what time do we play?
     
  25. Squire Grooktook

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    Sometime after Tuesday pls. I'll check with friend and see when he's available.
     
  26. Jutsei

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    I wanna know this tooo
     
  27. Squire Grooktook

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    Make a thread on /tg/ maybe, they might know.

    I get the impression it's more of a gm (and party) issue then a game/system issue.
     
  28. Magma442

    Magma442 Get ready for a Showstopper!

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    I mean I can do it as a player i just need to know what time.
     
  29. Kit Ballard

    Kit Ballard Adorable in small packages

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    would be cool to join som'in, as my time is usually open for anything
     

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