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Questions tagged [organized-play]

Questions about officially-sanctioned play organizations, events, and rules.

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Can you purchase magic items not in your chronicle sheets or always available in PFS?

According to the Pathfinder Society Roleplaying Guild Guide (v8.0). A Pathfinder Society character may purchase any items in their chronicle sheets plus any items in the "Always Available Items" list ...
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Do I have to allow someone to play at my table in Adventurers League public events?

One player, a couple of months ago, had a problem about a ruling I made in a tier 1 game. It was a minor ruling in which I gave an npc wizard in a carriage a +2 AC bonus for 1/2 cover. She argued ...
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How to officially keep a track record of Faction Journal Card goals completion in Pathfinder Society?

Faction Journal Cards represent a long way of getting some favors with your chosen faction through accomplishing secondary objectives related to the Faction's interests during missions. These favors ...
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What's up with RPGA Living Campaign player rewards cards?

The Wizards of the Coast archives host the following RPGA Living Campaign player reward cards: Living Greyhawk (3/2003 to 6/2008): Set 1, Set 2, and Set 3. Legacy of the Green Regent (5/2003 to 7/...
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What is a “Living” campaign?

I have gone to many game conventions where I have seen a "Living" campaign referred to. I do not quite understand what a "Living" campaign is. Explain the overall concept of a "Living" campaign and ...
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Does an Adventurers League DM get XP awarded for running Lost Mine of Phandelver?

I am about to start running a Lost Mine of Phandelver group and I am wondering if I would get any experience credit from running it. If so, how much would it be?
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How do I, as a player, encourage more role-playing in Adventurers League?

How do I, a player, best encourage more roleplaying in Adventurer's League? I'm not looking to overwhelm the other aspects of the game, but am wondering about elevating roleplay (and exploration, but ...
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What is D&D Adventurers League and How Does It Work?

I've seen a few things in the Wizards' site and understand Adventurers League is a way for everybody to play as a massive multiplayer around the world, but there's a bunch of different things that can ...
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Can a DM be kicked out of the RPGA for making an encounter more dangerous?

On his web show The Spoony Experiment, host Noah Antwiler had a video called Leaping Wizards in which he described an AD&D module he DMed for the RPGA. Basically, one encounter was ridiculously ...
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Do organized play leagues allow playing modules without keeping track of a character?

At Origins and GenCon this year, I saw several organized play leagues for a number of systems, including D&D 5e, Pathfinder, Shadowrun, and Legend of the Five Rings. I understand that the point of ...
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Does the Outlander have a Poor or Comfortable lifestyle?

P. 3 of the Adventurer's League Player's Guide has a table indicating that an Outlander has a Poor lifestyle. However, Outlanders are proficient in Survival, and PHB. 159 says the following: ...
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Will D&D Adventures have International access?

Wizard of the Coast just announced a new program for Organizational Play. I'm not aware of how organizational play has worked in the passed other than the Encounters Program when it was for official ...
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How to deal with a Batman PC as a DM?

I'm running one of the D&D Encounters tables at the local game shop. In Chapter 3 the players can create their own characters. Everyone had normal characters with the exception of one player who ...