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VGF Tabletop RPG thread; looking for guinea pigs, I have cookies.


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Initial post: Dec 14, 2012 3:21:52 PM PST
Ok, I'm thinking about trying to get a game going with some of the regulars. You would roll your own dice, and we could start some party chat on PC or something. It's just a thought right now, but I wanted to put some feelers out to see if there would be any interest and the days/times that would work best for those who would be interested in giving it a shot.

Like real life, I'm quite aware that it's preordained that people's schedules intermittantly changes to prevent a steady gaming time, so don't hold back on putting your name in the hat just because you're concerned that you couldn't participate on a regular basis. I'm thinking of basing my world around 3 main cities in conflict with one another and it will be partially up to the characters how the conflict is played out(espionage, double-crossing, silenced fights in dark alleys as guards are walking their posts, etc)

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 3:29:48 PM PST
You have my die.

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 3:31:33 PM PST
A couple of tools to consider. They'd be helpful for dice rolls, maps, even a topology tool so the DM can limit player's vision of the dungeon.

http://www.rpgobjects.com/index.php?c=orpg

http://www.rptools.net/index.php?page=maptool

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 3:40:52 PM PST
Oooooooooh I'd be all over this.

I never got to play DnD as a kid with anyone but myself. :D

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 3:41:18 PM PST
Also, doesn't the new Neverwinter MMO coming out have DM dungeon tools?

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 3:44:47 PM PST
This one really looks good. It's browser based, has a real-time whiteboard for maps, has a bunch of free art for monsters and players, chat functions, dice roller, card decks, etc.

http://roll20.net/

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 3:46:17 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 14, 2012 3:50:46 PM PST
Video explanation of what the site can do looks pretty good. It seems to give you quite a few tools to use.

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 3:46:57 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 14, 2012 3:48:44 PM PST
I've got a Vent server that can easily house 10-15 people on a regular basis for this.

If you guys are interested in using it, let me know. I can create a table-top channel that only certain users have access to so that we're not bothered by other random players who hop around in channels. :)

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 3:46:58 PM PST
Any idea what ruleset we would use? I know the entire Pathfinder ruleset is online.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 3:49:26 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 14, 2012 3:49:37 PM PST
Off that roll20 site:

System agnostic
Roll20 doesn't worry about mechanics, so it can be used with many games, including D&D (any edition), Pathfinder, Shadowrun, Savage Worlds, FATE, indie RPGs, other d20-based games, and more. Roll20 features basic tools like dice rolling, turn tracking, and markers that can easily work with any system.

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 3:50:55 PM PST
I'm totally into this. I'd be down for Pathfinder or whatever.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 3:54:55 PM PST
Peter Faden says:
I'm in. I havent rolled a die in years, but I still own a few nice sets and a large but random collection of AD&D books (3.5 and before) and a decent selection of Rifts books as well.
I'm cool with any system though.

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 3:57:31 PM PST
I've never played pathfinder, but I'm guessing I can pick up on it fairly quick.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 3:58:09 PM PST
That site is really easy to use. I just dragged this prexisting map and then some monster art onto it. (Didn't bother with resizing or anything since this is just a sample.)

Any of you can then log in and join the game through this link: https://app.roll20.net/join/60385/C6g9yw

You'll need to register but just use a throwaway email address. You also get a popup ad but you should be able to see the map in 10 seconds or so.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 4:02:01 PM PST
DVvM says:
It's not system agnostic! I can play neither Amber nor Castle Falkenstein on it!

Well, I guess I could play Amber...

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 4:05:00 PM PST
Would you be interested in playing with us, though? We wouldn't make you use voice chat or anything.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 4:05:17 PM PST
That is awesome.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 4:05:32 PM PST
Awesome program.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 4:06:13 PM PST
It even has built in voice and video if you want to use it. Custom avatar names and such as well with a fairly intuitive setup.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 4:07:18 PM PST
A lot like 3.5.

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 4:07:19 PM PST
Yep, and like I said, dice rolls, card decks, the GM can limit player vision, character sheets.

Seems solid to me.

Anyways you all have a good night.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 4:08:50 PM PST
You too!

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012 4:10:39 PM PST
You as well!

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 4:18:41 PM PST
I'm totally nerding out over this right now.

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 4:27:43 PM PST
I heard there would be cookies. Did I hear right?
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