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Questions tagged [finding-other-players]

For questions related to finding other players with which to play tabletop RPGs. This can be finding people to play with in person, or online.

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Can a new player join a group only when a new campaign starts?

I moved into a house share with my friends (ages 24-29), and they play role-playing games on weekends at the house, but they won't let me join in because they say it's not fair to the players that ...
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Finding players: Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Fourth Edition (Cubicle 7) [duplicate]

How are folks finding players these days? I'm looking for Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 4th edition enthusiasts. (It was very recently released.) I'm also finding that remote play is more realistic than ...
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How to find a tabletop RPG group open to newbies in France? [duplicate]

I would like to try out tabletop RPG games but don't know how to find a group. Is there an usual way to find other players? Especially ones who would accept a complete newcomer to join ? I tried ...
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How good a knowledge of a language does one need to roleplay/GM in it? [closed]

I was born in Finland. I've now lived in Denmark, capital region, for less than a year. I am about to move to Norway, not capital region. English is not the native language of any of these countries. ...
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Where to recruit people for a roll for shoes game? [duplicate]

I am trying to gather people to host a game of roll for shoes but since i am not very familiar with the people who use the system i don't know where they hang at or how to contact them. Does anyone ...
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How can I find RPG designers in my area?

For an event in the far future, my Dutch games society would like to invite a few local (in this case western Netherlands or possibly BeNeLux) RPG designers to come to us, play their games with us and ...
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Things to include or exclude from a roll2o LFG post? [closed]

I'm trying to run a roll20 Pathfinder game and I feel like my posting is getting very little attention or interest. Here's the ad I posted: Magic as you would know it has been gone for eons, you ...
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What is the easiest and/or fastest way to find players? [duplicate]

You have just arrived to a new town, you do not even know where the tavern is but an incessant need to form a group and start playing invades you. What do you do? How to detect the ones who are the ...
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How to handle a troublesome player even before the game starts

I'm preparing a game in Roll20. I have listed the game as looking for players. I'm not a picky person with my players if they are nice. One guy has shown up very excited about the idea of my game. ...
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How can I play D&D as a 13 year old [closed]

I'm 13 years old, home schooled, and by standard definition, a geek. I've spent tons of money on D&D 4e and want to play really badly. Is there anyway I can do this? I see my friends once a week, ...
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How do I find a friendly, inclusive roleplay group online?

One of my queer friends is interested in joining a campaign online, and is looking for an inclusive, friendly group of players. She asked me how she'd find such a group. I'd love to answer her, but ...
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How can I find online playtesting groups to playtest my game?

I'm just putting the finishing touches on the 9th iteration of my self-designed RPG system (with its own setting), and though it was woefully rocky in its early days I think that it's really coming ...
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How to find a D&D group when you are around 12 [duplicate]

I am around 12 and I want to play D&D but I have no group. I can't find anyone in school and i need other ways. So if you can help I would appreciate it.
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How do I find playtesters?

Obviously the first tester group would be your own group. But beyond that? It would seem to make sense to have at least more than one group test out your game, as different groups want different ...
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Where can I advertise for players for my play-by-post game?

I just started a roleplaying site that hosts my play-by-post game of Prometheus and want to attract players. The sites I've found that allow game advertisements want to be paid, they don't even allow ...
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How do I find players and game sets in my area? [duplicate]

I need help finding d&d game sets. I also can't seem to find any players. What do I do?
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Where can I find online playtesters to test encounters before presenting them to my group?

I'm setting up the end of my campaign and I have 4 "mini-boss" fights (& Final BOSS fight) that I'm trying to make extremely tough but also winnable. I don't want to just slaughter my PCs after ...
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Finding online RPG players for a play-by-chat RPG Campaign?

I'm thinking of running a Pathfinder campaign for Skype (text only) and I don't have a group of players. How can I go about recruiting people for play-by-chat games instead of in-person? Are there any ...
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What's the best practice for an Indie-LARP?

I'm starting a Sci-Fi LARP near where I live and so far only my close friends are going to attend, What would be the best way to increase my player-base? Also it'll be my first event that I've ...
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How to get back into gaming?

So I used to play RPGs a lot back in the day, but then life, work and the usual dull stuff got in the way and it all fizzled out. Now I've seen this site my interest and memories have returned and I ...
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Where can I find other RPG players?

I'd really like to learn how to play pen-and-paper RPGs. I know that it takes a few players to actually sit down and play, but I'm not at all sure where to find more gamers. How do I find existing ...
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How to gather a group of players in a foreign country?

I am a person who has to relocate a lot due to employment reasons. I tried to build English-playing groups with little or no success. In some cases, I was able to gather only one person or two. Only ...