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Aug
16
awarded  Notable Question
Jun
17
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
2
answered How can I substitute bonus XP in a non-XP campaign?
May
23
answered How do you play D&D when we don't have dice to play with?
Dec
20
answered Should I call for an INT check for clever ideas?
Nov
16
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
11
answered Difference in basing damage on degree of success compared to a separate roll
Sep
9
comment An adventure RPG that can be played in only author stance?
Aye, Dark Overlord is similar enough to Once Upon A Time that I'll suggest it here rather than as a separate answer. If OUAT fits the bill, A,DO may as well.
Sep
9
comment Warshaper limits to size
Important bit here, it deals damage "AS IF" it was one size larger. The weapon doesn't actually increase in size category.
Aug
20
awarded  Yearling
Jul
8
comment Last-minute system-related second thoughts before starting a game
Why the downvote?
Jul
5
answered Abuse: Is it fair if it's in-game?
Jul
3
answered One-off simple game with little to no character creation?
Jun
26
answered Last-minute system-related second thoughts before starting a game
Jun
1
awarded  Popular Question
May
3
comment Is it common to wear costumes when (tabletop) roleplaying?
Some games lend themselves to it more than others. The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen is a prime example, but Sea Dracula, Monsterhearts are also candidates. It's a lot easier to sustain suspension of disbelief, and engage those imaginations when folks are in character. Pirate game? Make sure everyone has eye-patches or pirate hats.
Apr
24
awarded  Civic Duty
Apr
24
comment How do I deal with these crazy PCs?
I'm thinking Dungeon World might be a better fit for #2.
Apr
1
answered How can I replace a player character with an impostor without alerting the group?
Mar
27
answered What's a good system/setting for an X-Files style campaign?