Questions tagged [session]

For questions about gaming sessions for RPGs. A session is generally a single instance of gameplay, encompassing the gathering of players physically or through technology-assisted means, play of the game, and conclusion of the gathering.

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How can I quickly get a player back into a session after their character dies?

As a GM, what kind of techniques could I use to help a player re-join the gaming session after their character dies? I want to avoid any major interruptions to the flow of the adventure. I would also ...
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Where to find game session reports? [closed]

Is there a place on the internet that gather stories of rpg game sessions? I've read some on game-specific websites but is there a common place to read other's tales?
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What is the world record for the longest D&D marathon?

I have been looking for a while to find the world record for the longest Dungeons and Dragons marathon because me and my friends had a plan to try and attempt to beat it and give the money from the ...
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How can I plan, prepare, and enforce an episodic structure?

I have more or less always run my campaigns as very continuous affairs, in which each game session picks up, in game, only moments or hours after the previous session ended. If the party ends play in ...
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What should be considered when trying to host a game outside of one's home? [closed]

I want to find a new group, but I haven't got the physical space in my small apartment to host gaming sessions. What tips do you have when playing e.g. at a cafe?
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How to quickly plan a fun one-off session?

I'm planning to run a few one-off adventures in D&D 4 for my group. They just don't have the time or energy for an ongoing adventure. We've done this a couple of times over the last few years to ...