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An action to cause damage or some other debilitation.
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Questions about the role of the Game Master (a.k.a. Dungeon Master (DM), Referee, Storyteller, Master of Ceremonies (MC), etc.) in a role-playing game.
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Explanations of RPG-specific terminology and jargon.
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Vampire: The Masquerade, White Wolf's breakthrough gothic urban fantasy RPG. The game concerns the secret society of vampires who live among the people of the World of Darkness.
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for game-participant dynamics including dealing with sensitive topics, managing group composition, and other table-level interactions. For questions dealing with the actual party of charac…
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A game genre characterized by the presence of magic or magical aspects. Typically the genre also means a pseudo-historical theme, and only rarely includes modern or futuristic themes.
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Set in the universe of Warhammer 40K, players take on the role of a ships captain and crew.
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delineate creatures encountered in a game world, often but not always sentient. Examples: Humans, orcs, green dragons, kzinti, griffins.
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used for actions that require merely touching a target, often ignoring the target's armor.
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for questions pertaining to the D&D warlock class, in editions where it exists.
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Warhammer 40,000 (40k), by Games Workshop, is a line of far future tabletop games, and their associated setting.
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Class with martial prowess and skills in the wilderness. May have an animal companion depending on the game system.
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The process of creating items within the game fiction or mechanics. May includes various types of smithing, alchemy, magic item creation, and other durable or consumable goods, depending on the game.
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This question involves the rules that apply to taking a certain action in a specified system.
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The act of restoring life/health to a character.
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A playable class that excels in martial combat. They are highly skilled with armour and weapons.
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worn on the body with the specific purpose of deflecting or absorbing damage.
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Questions related to the Forgotten Realms campaign settings of Dungeons & Dragons.
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Valuable items, particularly coin, gems, jewelry, and rare objects.
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The sequence of events that take place in the fictional environment of a roleplaying game.
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Designing and writing adventures, for personal use or publication.
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A being controlled in the game either by a player (player character) or the gamemaster (non-player character).
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OSR stands for "Old School Renaissance." It is an umbrella term encompassing pre-D&D 3.0 versions of Dungeons & Dragons. The various older editions are closely related enough that an answer for one is…
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frequently viewed as a combination of the cleric and the fighter.
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Questions regarding role-playing via play-by-post or play-by-chat protocols, or realtime through internet-based tools like Roll20, Skype, or OpenRPG.
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Relating to the creation and distribution of gaming-related materials, whether digitally or in print.
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I remember something about a gaming product but not its name... What is it?
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Translating characters and concepts from one edition of a game to another, or to a different game entirely.
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a campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game.
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Issues related to the in-game death, or threat/fear of death, of a player's character in an RPG.
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In games that provide for advancement of character capabilities in numbered steps, those steps are often called levels or character levels. The higher the character level, the more broadly powerful th…
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A set of defensive traits based on a characters own ability to avoid the brunt of damage, resist control, and endure through some force.
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a near-future game (Set in 2050-2075) in the cyberpunk genre, but with magic and fantasy races.
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Statistics deals with the mathematics of probability-based games.
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cast outside of combat and may require investment of time and money.
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indicate an extraordinary hit, generally rewarded with an increase in damage dealt.