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Roleplay History - Play By Mail

With my nice new stack of thirty year old magazines at my fingertips I have learned so much about the way we played in the late 1980’s, the way things have changed, the different attitudes and the ways in which technology has improved our gaming experience, and at the same time how it has left gaming styles behind. 534 more words

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A Forum Role Playing Guide: Part Three

Sooooo you want to learn how to write a thread, huh? Well, look no further! We’ll go through a couple different types of threads together and how to write well without pissing of your writing partner. 2,085 more words

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A Forum Role Playing Guide: Part Two

Creating an Original Character

Today I want to take a look at how to create an awesome character for a PBP, or forum, role play. By all means, take these tips and RUN with it! 3,715 more words

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G+ Communities: The Good and the Bad

I’ve noticed a shift away from web forums and towards Google+ Communities for many OSR games and projects. While it’s certainly not a bad thing to get a community of interested folks together to discuss what they love, I wonder if this shift is splitting the greater old-school gaming community. 855 more words

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A Writer’s Experience: Ongoing Worlds 4

A Writer’s Experience: Ongoing Worlds 4

 

If you’ve followed me thus far – thank you. If this is your first foray into my own first foray into the world of “collaborative fiction” then… 411 more words

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A Writer’s Experience: Ongoing Worlds 3

Now that I’ve offered an intro to Ongoing Worlds and if you still missed it, read it here…, more on my exercise in patience. As I said last time, I am moderating a Steampunk story based in the world of the… 426 more words

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A Writer’s Experience: Ongoing Worlds 2

Now that I’ve offered an intro to Ongoing Worlds and if you missed it, read it here…, a little more on my experience. I am in a number of stories for the rest of these posts I will continue to call them stories and not “games” as the site does. 513 more words

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