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Sources for converting from Other Gamer forms: Video Gamers into CRPGs Board Gamers into character driven and/or character scale boardgames Miniatures Gamers, especially those into 1 figure represents 1 man games LARPers (but many of them already are into tabletop RPGs) other ├╝bergeekly types Trekkies/Trekkers - but you need to break them in with a ...


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Well you should of seen this one coming but reading, is a big one. I can't tell you how many times I've been reading a book and thought this would be great for a game. And there are so many books out there I'm sure you could find one that is in the same genre as your game.


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A lot depends on the gaming style of your group as well: what kind of game(s) do you prefer and play and in what way do you play them? Without knowing this, the best broad advice seems, indeed, to look for people working in creative fields. (Mind you, a lot of fields can be considered creative, imo. From programming through cooking to graphics design, and ...


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People in the arts would probably be very open to rpgs. Writers, theater majors, various other artists. Creative people in general are naturally good at the improvisation aspect of rpgs.


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Adding mine to the list: Board game players There are feeder games like Descent. Check gaming groups/sites. Collectible Card Game players - out of favor now, but still out there. Software engineers - at least in the 80's that was a nearly 100% overlap for my crowd. Art School Students/Graduates - all about imagination. CS students too! Comic ...


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I live in Denver, but I've also lived in 7 other states, and I do think that Denver has a vague accent, though it's not very noticeable. To me, the Denver accent sounds vaguely western, mixed with mid-western. I notice a lot of people here don't pronounce "t" as harsh. For example, most people would pronounce "mountain" as "mountin" with a soft "t" rather ...


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I'm pretty sure that you'll find that Denver lacks a distinctive accent. Paul Meier has the most comprehensive dialect training materials I've found online, and even he doesn't list Denver in his regional accents, listing instead "General American" along with Boston, New York, and two varieties of American South. Granted, he also doesn't have the ...


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To be honest, Colorado people have no true accent. That is the beauty of this place.Denver is a huge ball of random race and backgrounds. The only main things about Colorado people you have to capture is our need for being there first / doing something first, our shortening of words like Coming to Comin' etc, and our Green Peace stance. But like I said, we ...


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You might have to play up the racial/ethnic types rather than try to find or create a Denver accent. As has been mentioned it's a very neutral, unaccented speech.


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Ask everyone. I've got/had people in my group(s) that you'd never expect would be interested in gaming.


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If you have a hacker space in your area I highly recommend starting there. You will probably find many people who are highly literate in fantasy and science fiction, if not already tabletop gamers.


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It is good form, I think, to answer questions on a SE site from experience, not from speculation, that is what keeps questions from being closed as subjective. A word to the wise. Though it "makes sense" that people would be led into RPGs from acting or whatnot, that is unusual in my experience. I have had actual people come into RPGs from: CCGs like ...



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