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For questions primarily about playing a role-playing game in which one or more participants are not in the same physical location.

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What software is available for virtual table tops? [closed]

As the younger members of our group get older, they are going off to college or {gasp} getting on with their lives. We still game but are finding it harder to get together as distances increase. ...
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Tools/techniques for optimal tabletop gaming with one remote user

A member of our group has moved to Dallas and we're involving them in the game using Skype. The rest of us are sitting around a table. We have one laptop being used to show the player, and usually ...
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What tools or strategies have you found useful when not all players can be in the same physical space? [closed]

Having recently moved most of the way across the US, I am looking for effective ways to continue to game with roleplayers from my previous home. What tools (Skype, mapping applications, etc.) and ...
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How can we allow remote players to effectively interact with a physical tabletop battle-map?

Part of our in-person tabletop group moved six hours away mid-campaign. We've been dealing with the distance by having multiple laptops set up, one with the players on the screen and the camera ...
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New Players Starting with a Remote DM

I've read quite a few questions and answers on here about having one or two remote members as well as a few about having the entire game remote. I have a related, but slightly different question. We ...
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Looking for functioning dice servers [closed]

The first page of Google results returns dice servers that are no longer functional. Do you guys have any working ones bookmarked? The server must be capable of sending the results to two or more ...
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