When Wizards of the Coast started Gleemax I was hoping for something just like Facebook but for gamers. I don’t think I have to tell what a major disappointment this site was. So when I lost hope, I thought about starting my own network. Hehe, it was a really megalomaniac idea and in the end I setup the “European Roleplayers Society” as a network on Ning is a free service that allows you to create your own social networks and from what I’ve seen so far it works pretty well. In order to get my network started I invited all my gaming friends, my WoW guild, wrote some blog entries, created several groups, uploaded some music and videos. But from all the people invited only a few registered and even less became active.
I now try to reinvigorate EuRoSoc by asking my fellow RPG bloggers for help. If you think that something like that could be a fun idea or just an interesting experiment, sign up and perhaps even join the groups, discussions et cetera. And if you like what you see, ask your friends to join. And don’t feel left out when you are not from Europe. I called it European Roleplayers Society because I thought it would be easier to attract people from the same continent as I live in. But if you hail from any other place, feel free to join us.

5 thoughts on “EuRoSoc”

  1. Hmm, interesting idea, I'm on other Nings but didn't think about one for gamers. What would you think about an official RPG Bloggers Ning?

    I'll try to keep up with the comment thread here, but also feel free to shoot me an email.

  2. An official RPG Bloggers could be a fun thing. When I am not mistaken you were one of the people behind the network, so why not create a site and invite all the members of the network?

  3. I really like the idea, but perhaps before choosing Ning we should check out the other social network services that are out there. Possible alternatives are and Mixxt for example features wikis for each network, something like that could come in handy.

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