Gaming on Demand: The Pros and Cons of a Play-by-Post Game

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Nothing truly compares to the experience of sitting around a table with your friends to play an RPG. The social interaction is a huge mood boost, and a lot of the fun of the game comes from the expressions on the other players’ faces when the GM drops the BBEG in their laps, the spontaneous puns and one-liners that have everyone rolling with laughter, and even breaking bread together before the playing starts. In a perfect world, we’d all have a wonderful game group to meet with and have this … [Read more...]

Virgin DM Monologues: It’s All Fun & Games Until Somebody Loses A Rogue

Welcome to the recap of the 24.5th session of my Eberron campaign, which took place on our Obsidian Portal forum on Monday, September 13th, 2010. When we last saw the party, they had been betrayed by Evan the rogue.  He'd taken up Toven d'Cannith's offer of more money to steal the schemas, fake his death, and then meet up with him in Sharn for fun and profit. Since this was a play-by-post, I'm going to show you the actual posts by the folks who wrote them.  If you get angered by lack of … [Read more...]