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This is where we do what we do! We talk about playing table-top role-playing games.

This is not a play-at or streaming site - it's for discussion of what you're already doing. People often include video or audio recordings, but text-only is fine too. You can also attach documents, like maps or character sheets or brief sections of the rules you're using.

I trust you to work out how you want to talk about your games. If you'd like, check out my best-practices manual for suggestions, but it's really flexible.

If you already do a podcast or other actual-play series, live or not, please consider yourself invited to embed a link as a topic.

For games in design, i.e., playtesting - yes, go right ahead, that's welcome too. For consulting sessions with me, which is different, see the Consulting page.

 

I always thought I was a pretty good GM until I watched myself GM this game. 

Brand new actual play episode for MYTHIC D6!
We play Twice as Bright from the MYTHIC D6 Adventure Anthology.

Posted by: Jerry D. Grayson
04 Sep 2019
Games: Mythic D6
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This post is about our experience with Blades in the Dark. The cool things, the problems we run with and the dialectics with the player's psychology.

Prelude

Posted by: arakn_e
15 Aug 2019
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A little while ago, I got excited and offered a "first come first served" hero creation session at the Kickstarter. Keith was the first, but since he was followed within microseconds by 11 others, I got more excited and said they could participate too. So Keith and I did two sessions to create Nebula, who began as a Starfire expy and rapidly became her own hero just as the rules are intended to encourage, and I conducted some email dialogues with six other people.

Posted by: Ron Edwards
31 Jul 2019
Games: Champions Now
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A friend of ours kindly GMs his variation of The Sugar Hill Invasion (by Fainting Goat Games) for Icons.
Check out our character generation session at: https://youtu.be/YFp69b8CRyI

Posted by: Lallatwittle
30 Jul 2019
Games: Icons
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Come join BwK  as we get a group together to learn the Lone Wolf Adventure Game together!  Even the GM's trying it for the first time!  We have lots of fun and 2 rather cool scenes I was asked to bookmark in the video description.

Posted by: Lallatwittle
30 Jul 2019
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Rich Rogers joinsthe BwK crew for a demo session of his new TTRPG designed to concentrate on street level play.  Be sure to check out the character and block generation we did prior to the actual play: https://youtu.be/ZygQcGf0Ql4

Posted by: Lallatwittle
30 Jul 2019
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Come join Babies with Knives as Mythic D6 creator Jerry D. Grayson gives us a crash course (without crashing the helicopter) of action adventure within the system and default setting!  We even get to play with the PreGen Iconics from the book!  Lots of fun!

Posted by: Lallatwittle
30 Jul 2019
Games: Mythic D6
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It is pure pleasure both to play with and to converse with Simon Pettersson, with the added benefit of his help & guidance during my first visit to Lincon last month. Patrons already got to read about my adventures with sleeping quarters there, so if you want anecdotes and details, that's the way.

Posted by: Ron Edwards
18 Jul 2019
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We are many sessions into what has become a rather dedicated, eventful run for Legendary Lives.

The leading illustration for this post is perfect for my character's sister's plight in session 4, but it's also way out of context for its original meaning, so follow the link stated in the image to see its proper content.

Posted by: Ron Edwards
17 Jul 2019
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[PfP] – RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha 0 – Character Creation part 1: Play from Ponape begins character generation for its forthcoming RuneQuest: Roleplaying in Glorantha campaign set in and around Apple Lane.
 
#PlayfromPonape #RuneQuest #Glorantha #AppleLane #Podcast
 
Posted by: pookie __
08 Jul 2019
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