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Erik Schmidt
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Origin of "You all meet in a tavern..." cliche in fantasy roleplaying games?

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Players who want a dayjob for a megacorp. Should I allow it?

32 votes

Dealing with (supposedly) in-character bullying

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How to handle diverging expectations on "background density"?

25 votes

How can I help my PCs remember clues that they found?

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How to convey the tone of Shadowrun?

22 votes

What is "RPG Theory?"

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How do I fix this plot hole?

22 votes

Why can't clerics use sharp weapons?

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How can I convey the nonsensicality of a dream world?

22 votes

Best answer for people concerned about RPG activities being occult or dangerous?

20 votes

What do I do with a dissonant player?

18 votes

What is 'punk'?

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Do Technomancers need a commlink?

18 votes

Can a PC protected by copyright be used by the DM without player permission?

16 votes

Filling in holes in published adventures?

16 votes

What are the legal issues for making a fan RPG of a licensed property using GURPS?

16 votes

What are the perils of having the players play themselves as characters?

16 votes

What do I need to change about Call of Cthulhu to set it in the 60s?

15 votes

I keep forgetting about lighting in the heat of a session. How do I remember my notes?

13 votes

How can I keep my campaign challenging when dealing with players of vastly different skill levels?

13 votes

When players have settled into "routines" for runs, how to break them out of the rut?

13 votes

How to handle players who push fun aspects way too far?

13 votes

Average gaming time and session frequency

13 votes

How can I play dumb?

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What RPG systems are Designed for a "Traditional" Call of Cthulhu Scenario

12 votes

How can I make an overbearing government's unwelcome attention convincing without it dominating screen time?

11 votes

How to begin a role-playing scenario in medias res?

11 votes

How do I play a paladin without being a stick in the mud?

11 votes

How to Handle a Powergamer / Munchkin

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