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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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Ability to move in the third (height) dimension freely.
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[Demon: The Descent](http://drivethrurpg.com/product/124155/Demon-The-Descent) (nwod:DtD) is a supernatural game for the new World of Darkness, with God Machine Rules Update. It focuses on Demons, the…
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Questions about the Skill Challenge mechanic in D&D 4e. Skill Challenges involve the player characters' skills and abilities being challenged by the GM in a non-combat way.
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for questions relating to devices designed primarily to unpleasantly surprise and generally damage antagonists.
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a expansion book for D&D 3.5e which introduces the concept of martial maneuvers to give martial characters extra options in combat.
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The Exalted RPG by White Wolf
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A science fiction post-earth apocalypse game with posthuman concepts. Humanity has spread to the solar system and is starting to reach beyond, death is no longer a barrier to people as mind and memor…
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A creature that exists in the game world and is generally regarded as more commonplace or mundane than a monster.
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About finding resources online - use [tools] for tools and [online-roleplaying] for actual online RP instead.
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Questions relating to riding or otherwise being transported on the back of creatures.
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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.
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The D&D mechanical abstraction of how difficult it is to hit and cause damage to an opponent.
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the Generic Universal Role Playing System from Steve Jackson Games.
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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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a role-playing game system created by Robin Laws, designed for running investigative scenarios.
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Fantasy roleplaying game in which you fight for your beliefs.
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Pathfinder class that blends martial prowess with spell casting, from the book Ultimate Magic.
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enhance a game.
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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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a fictional setting created by John Wick and published by Alderac Entertainment Group in 1995. The setting primarily involves the fictional empire of Rokugan, though some a…
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Information, methods and tools for introducing GMs and players to a system and to help them pick it up.
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For questions concerned primarily with the passing of time in the game world or at the table.
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a system for playing generic space-opera themed science fiction adventures.
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Defensive armor carried or worn on the arm for the protection of the body.
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An abstraction of a health common to many RPGs.
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channel magic, particular to D&D 4e.
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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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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 roleplaying game based on the d20 SRD. It is published by Green Ronin Publishing. The character creation process is point-buy with power-level limitation set by the GM. The …
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a literary genre which revolves around the consequences about new technologies and/or scientific possibilities.
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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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Move forward rapidly in attack
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A series of related adventures with the same (or similar) group of Player Characters.
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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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Sandbox role-playing focuses on promoting freedom in terms of player choice and influence within the game.