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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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the process of creating a map of an area, be it tactical or larger scale. It encompasses everything from creating a world map to the map of a dungeon corridor.
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a status effect handed out by some PCs and monsters as part of an effort to encourage an opponent to attack the marker.
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the Generic Universal Role Playing System from Steve Jackson Games.
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the Generic Universal Role Playing System from Steve Jackson Games. Gurps 4E is skill-based RPG focusing on flexibility. You can easily play anything like stone age man, ogre mage, US navy so…
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Questions related to the Forgotten Realms Campaign Settings, created for Dungeons and Dragons 3E, 3.5, 4E, Next, and AD&D 2E.
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the rules set used in White Wolf's World of Darkness games published since 2005.
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generally refer to the D&D class. For the RPG named Sorcerer, use the [sorcerer-rpg] tag.
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A modern horror roleplaying game produced by White Wolf as part of its second series of "World of Darkness" games, where the PCs are members of a hidden society of vampires.
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to wrestle — engaging in unarmed, nonlethal combat where the goal is often to incapacitate, restrain, or pin rather than kill one's opponent.
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Related to the in-game death of a player's character in an RPG.
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Questions about the D&D 4E Character Builder tool by Wizards of the Coast, either the old desktop application or the new web-based character builder.
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Set in the universe of Warhammer 40K, players take on the role of an acolyte of the Inquisition.
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A series of related adventures with the same (or similar) group of Player Characters.
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Maps for visualising a battlefield during combat, often with grids and used in combination with miniatures or tiles. Not to be confused with the [maps] tag, which is for maps of larger areas, like cit…
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Games where the world's background information is drawn primarily from real-world events or interpretations of them.
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An agreement among players about the framework for gameplay, primarily covering social factors such as what to do when a player can't attend a session, how to vet potential new players, what sorts of …
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planned and played out in a game, in individual encounters or in larger group situations. This encompasses tactical concepts directly tied to game mechanics, as well as more …
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In combat, attacks with a range beyond that of melee or hand-to-hand attacks. Examples include javelin, bow and arrow, pistol, blaster rifle, and the magic missile spell.
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I remember something about a gaming product but not its name... What is it?
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handled asynchronously in text. Includes playing by post (snail mail) as well as email, posting boards, forums, and other asynchronous text mediums.
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The Exalted RPG by White Wolf
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indicate an extraordinary hit, generally rewarded with an increase in damage dealt.
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Questions related to the theories of RPG design, the probabilities of the use of dice in designs, or subjects tangential to that, including "hacks" or derivative works, should be tagged with the desig…
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a storytelling game by Lumpley Games that tells the story of a world in the aftermath of some unknown event- something that destroyed the golden age and left man in a place of bloo…
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a "swashbuckling and sorcery"-themed tabletop role-playing game (RPG) set in the fictional world of Théah.
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enhance a game.