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#RPGaDay2017 Day 30: Gaming Mixology

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Welcome dear reader to Day 30 of #RPGaDay2017. Tomorrow is the end for 2017. The month has just flown by! The topic for today’s discussion is:

August 30: What is an RPG genre-mashup you would most like to see?

When you think about it, many mashups that come to mind are either already out there, in one form or another, and would be easy enough to adapt to an RPG. Space cowboys? From Firefly to Bravestar! Angel Miranda, from ARMR Studios mentioned a western-fantasy combination in his video for today, that’s a mix I’d certainly like to see, specially a fantasy world with western elements, not a fantastic version of the west. There are books and comics that meet the criteria of a western-fantasy mash up. There is an interesting a list here. Continue reading #RPGaDay2017 Day 30: Gaming Mixology

#RPGaDay2017 Day 28: “tis but a scratch”

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Day 28 of #RPGaDay2017. We’re almost done! I’m going to miss this breakneck posting. On to today’s topic:

August 28: What film or series is the most-frequent source of quotes in your group?

The title of the post probably gave it away. It’s funny because when I started playing there where not that many movies or TV shows about fantasy or science fiction, Conan the Barbarian, Star Trek, Star Wars, and the classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail. That meant we had a lot of common ground which resulted in we all using quote everybody knew. Continue reading #RPGaDay2017 Day 28: “tis but a scratch”

#RPGaDay2017 Day 25: Many thanks!

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Another Friday, another #RPGaDay2017 post. I was a little stumped for today’s topic, unsure whether I should be comical (Whiskey & cupcakes!), or serious (How about a gift card?). But talking with my friends inspired me to write a more reflective post on the topic for the day, which is:

August 25: What is the best way to thank your GM?

Everyone at the table is important. Let me star by reiterating this. Without players of game masters there would be no game. Even with the advent of games where players have more narrative control, or even GM-less games, most RPGs still rely on the Game Master, call it what you will, to facilitate the experience. Continue reading #RPGaDay2017 Day 25: Many thanks!