Questions tagged [open-party]

For questions about multiple-session games where players and their characters may attend sporadically, or new players/characters may join at any time.

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How to handle varying party size/players?

So, I've been running some games as DM for my friends. One of the big problems this has caused me is the variance in who can come to each session. We're spread across several towns and can get ...
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What problems should I expect when running Apocalypse World as an “open party” game?

Many of my friends who play or would like to play RPGs have too tight schedules for a single long campaign, but want more continuity than what a single one-shot game would allow. I've been thinking of ...
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Dealing with a changing set of players in a continuous campaign

I have a group of players who have all been integrated into the game. However we all live in different counties and at any one time only a subset of the players can play at any one time. I try to ...