Showing posts from November, 2011

Onto Plan B

Well, after touching base with the GM of the game in the Big City, things have kind of died off.  Or rather, I haven't heard anything for the better part of a week.  I'm not exactly sure what to make of that, but at the moment I am figuring that the game is still in the clone vat, and not ready for play just yet.  Either that or they just decided that they didn't want me in the game. So, tonight I was talking with a friend of mine from my old campaign in my previous home town, and he told me that the EOW group was experimenting with iTabletop , which is a virtual, well, tabletop for doing RPG's together online.  I'm intrigued.  I'm still enough of an old-school guy to like the idea of sitting around eating nachos while people game together, but if I can't get more than two to the table, then I may have to go this route.  At a minimum, I'll probably try out the EOW group's campaign once to see how it flies. I'm also re-thinking the choice of R

On to Plan A

I mentioned in my last post that I was making some inquiries into a game going on in the Big City.  Well, I've heard back from the GM, who games with his wife and some friends in their home.  They are basically between games but will be launching a new campaign soon.  We're going to get together and just see how the vibe is.  It looks like they might be playing D&D Third Edition (not even Pathfinder), which is interesting.  It's the edition I have the least experience with, and I always thought that it was pretty front-end heavy when it comes to planning adventures.  But hey, I'm good to play for it. I'll let you know how it works out.

Another Nail in the Coffin

Well, of the two remaining players in my game, one texted (not called) me today to say that he had some "family stuff" to do.  When I asked if everything in his family was okay, he admitted that basically he had gotten a better offer than hanging out playing a board game with the other two gamers. Here is where I think things are.  I think the game's done.  Or rather, unless I can conjure up two or three more players, we're done.  And right now, I'm not seeing too many possibilities, no one coming forward. So, here's my plan.  Or rather, my plans.  First, I made some inquiries about a game in the Big City.  It would be a long drive, and maybe a little too often for my schedule, but perhaps I could hop in and out.  Second, I think I'll put together my own game, and after years of fantasy games I think I'll do something different: a superhero RPG.  The genre lends itself to episodic adventures, and if I make the backstory a sort of "Justice League