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For questions about the development process of independent games, from conception to publication, or issues concerning them. Should not be used to tag a question about an established RPG system (which…
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The Exalted RPG by White Wolf
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Topics concerning using, managing, or separating player knowledge and character knowledge.
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Questions about composition or interplay of a character party. For questions about interactions between the players at the table instead, use the group-dynamics tag.
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a literary genre which revolves around the consequences about new technologies and/or scientific possibilities.
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Smaller creatures that serve to aid certain spell casters. They typically lack the combat prowess of an animal companion, but aid a spell caster in other ways.
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Ability to move in the third (height) dimension freely.
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A series of related adventures with the same (or similar) group of Player Characters.
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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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the origin of a character before they are created and appear in play. Also called backstory or character history. Usually most relevant to player characters.
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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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a role-playing game set in the new World of Darkness created by White Wolf Game Studio.
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for questions relating to devices designed primarily to unpleasantly surprise and generally damage antagonists.
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Combat from a mount such as a horse or other riding animal.
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Process of bringing an object or creature to the spell caster via magic to aid them.
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A pre-planned set of NPCs and events to help a GM manage the plot or story of a game.
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a modern fantasy game featuring characters who have been abducted into the realms of Faerie and escaped, having been magically transformed in the process.
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"Basic/Expert" Dungeons & Dragons by Moldvay/Cook from 1981.
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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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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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Move forward rapidly in attack
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enhance a game.
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About finding resources online - use [tools] for tools and [online-roleplaying] for actual online RP instead.
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designed to be played by one player and a GM.
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Maps of large areas, like world maps and city maps. Not to be confused with the [battle-map] tag, which concerns maps focused on a smaller area and used for visualising a battlefield in combat.
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a role-playing game set in the new World of Darkness created by White Wolf Game Studio.
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Sometimes you just don't get along with your GM. Many questions about problematic Game Masters can be answered just by making sure everyone is playing the same game on the same page. See http://rpg.st…
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game keywords which affect a creature's status, e.g. unconscious, weakened, on fire, poisoned.
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A version of the d20 rules for action/adventure roleplaying in modern fantasy or sci-fi settings.
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a "swashbuckling and sorcery"-themed tabletop role-playing game set in the fictional world of Théah.
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An abstraction of a health common to many RPGs.
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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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Sandbox role-playing focuses on promoting freedom in terms of player choice and influence within the game.
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Questions relating to setting-specific use of language in RPGs. Questions about real-world languages should be tagged with the specific language instead.