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I haven't run very many games on PBP myself, but I have been in a few very successful ones. Here's what I've seen that works, specifically for using someone else's PBP site. Separate OOC and IC This is absolutely essential in a PBP game. If you're using an RPG forum, keep two threads going at once - one for OOC and one for IC. If the forum has a ...


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Roll20 has private forums for each campaign, and no site policy on the language you use there. While Roll20 has subscriptions (US$5-10 per month or US$50-100 per year), they are not required to play – rather, the subscriptions add convenience features. I have seen both German and Russian language games looking for players in Roll20's LFG forum, and ...


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You can try Obsidian Portal. Only the GM has to pay, but you can use a forum, a wiki, and a bunch of other stuff.


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Rpol.net is a great tool for this purpose. Not only are all posts made in the name of your character rather than your account name, but all posts are only visible to the people the GM allows. Except of course for moderators and the site owners. It is also free.


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I used to use Google Wave until they closed it down, the project is now managed by Apache foundation. I would suggest trying IRC as a persistent chat for RP; or trying out waveinabox.net... APACHE WAVE: http://waveinabox.net/auth/signin?r=/ IRC: See: https://blog.freenode.net/2008/04/registering-a-channel-on-freenode/ You can use a plugin IRC client ...


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Tool to make reading a forum easier That would depend on the specific forum software, and would be better asked in uh 'super user' or one of the other stack exchanges relating to internet or computer use. Play by Post (Roleplaying in a Forum) The best forum to roleplay in that I have found is mythweavers.com. It has a forum software that allows each game ...


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The truth is, most RPGs are suitable for playing on a forum. I've been playing D&D 5e over at Myth-weavers and rpol.net for a few months now. If you visit that site, you will find many RPGs being played, with free rules, few or no pictures etc. However, I've only really been playing dnd 4th and 5th edition on forums. 4th edition requires lots of maps ...



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