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Sup /tg/. So, I've been doing a gurps 4th campaign for a while now. Let me give you a little background. It's basically my first campaign and was meant to be semi-serious, but a few of the players made pretty fanciful characters from the start that didn't really fit the campaign. I said fuck it and allowed it for funsies. I also allowed some pretty OP shit for most of them that in hindsight was a complete mistake, because I can't seem to make any challenging scenarios for them. Traps don't work because they can evade whatever the hell I throw at them, combat always ends up with them absolutely destroying whatever I set them against without them receiving so much as a scratch, and non-combat situations are pretty much non-existent since they solve all their problems with violence. Don't get me wrong, we have a fairly fun time playing, but they bitch when I don't give them op shit, they bitch because it's too easy, and they'd bitch if I take away their shit. So, any tips for making combat and other situations for dealing with super powered assholes? I just want them to be challenged and maybe fear death for once without having to be a complete dick to accomplish that.

D&D 5th Edition General

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Motherfucking modrons up in this bitch edition Now that the Monster Manual is available to most people, what is your favorite monster in there? Also, what character are you currently playing?


QUEST HOOKS 0 posts and 0 image replies omitted. Click to view.
Quest hook thread is now open. Dump your quest hooks and shit here. I am running a golarion campaign, and am thussly looking for low/medium medieval quest hooks. Monster hunt: A poster asking for help about ridding a local town of a monster is found on the boards outside the adventurer's guild.

Crusader Quest: In Nomine Patris

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Character sheet: http://pastebin.com/rZQ8vVBd Previous threads: http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive.html?tags=crusader+quest Part 5 It is the Year of Our Lord, 1134. You are Wilhelm of Koblenz, crusading knight in the Holy Land. After defeating a band of criminals and delivering their leader in chains to the Lord of Sidon, you have taken the rest of your time to rest and recuperate. With your band of companions ever growing you retired to a Saracen rest house to meet with friends, where you practiced your musicianship to the enjoyment of the crowd. A night of passion with a slave girl took a wrong turn in the morning however, and has resulted in the death of the master of the house and one of his guests. Your companions gather in the hallway over the bloody affair. Your sword is still lodged in the master of the house's chest, while Sabeen's sword drips with the life blood of the knife wielding guest. "Sir, what have you done?" Franz asked, "What will we do?" You draw your sword from the corpse and clean it on the hem of the corpse's shirt. Chihirizahd, clothed in only in bed sheets wrapped about her shapely frame, holds out for you your scabbard. > we must flee > this was not murder, the authorities will see that > write in
When someone is corrupted by... 10 posts and 0 image replies omitted. Click to view.
When someone is corrupted by dark magic, is the dark magic (or the forces behind it) actually sentient? Subtly influencing the user to do things that will benefit a darker force in the long run? Or is it truly chaotic in nature, simply corrupting the body and soul simply because that's what it does, like how drinking bleach just kills you, the bleach isn't intending on anything?

That Guy isn't so bad

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>be playing In A Wicked Age >everything is normal >suddenly another player has his character grab my character's crotch >what.jpg >GM says nothing >he's an old friend so I figure he thought he was being funny and move on >it keeps happening >i tell him to stop >that night he enters my tent >tells me he wants me as his lover, he still thinks he's being funny >GM says nothing >I figure I'll try to mess with him >lock eyes with him and tell him I want to have sweaty sex with him >GM says he wins Turned out he had the objective to make me his lover. Anybody got any stories where That Guy turned out to just be a masterful roleplayer?

UA Story Thread

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So I've been reading through the Unknown Armies rulebook lately. Love the setting. Love the rumors. Love the rules. Love the published adventures. I'd really like to give it a try with my group but I'm having trouble coming up with anything fitting for the metaphysical weirdness and human horror of the Occult Underground. I guess my question is where do you get inspiration for UA campaigns? Anybody have any good stories from past games? Any movies or books that really capture the feel of the game?
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Okay, I'm working on a game about modern vampires, so let's talk about vampires and vampire lore/myths. On the subject of my game, what would you call a group of vampires (besides a "bloodline" - too associated with VtM/VtR)? Also, what do you guys think of the term "Sanguifex" for the creator of a specific group of vampires?
I've been GMing for a few... 16 posts and 0 image replies omitted. Click to view.
I've been GMing for a few years and I've got some people interested in running a LARP as opposed to our usual Beer and pretzels around a card table shenanigans. We put a "theme" to a vote and settled on film noir. Wev'e always loved backstabbing and RPing more than outright combat and I'm pretty good at splicing in intrigue at a moments notice if I do say so myself. So it could work. Can anyone recommend a good system to adapt? Any advice for larping in general?
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Have any of you either been in or ran a Mistborn Setting? How did things work? I'm interested in eventually participating in one and I kinda just want to hear as much as I can. Post any stories or whatever please.

[WoD] [nWoD] [oWoD] [World of Darkness] General

[WoD] [nWoD] [oWoD] [World of... 342 posts and 7 image replies omitted. Click to view.
Let's WoD it up. For actual books AND pdfs (both editions): http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/ WoD Canon Index http://wodindex.wikispaces.com/ Sheets, fonts, and other useful stuff http://mrgone.rocksolidshells.com Blogs and info - tabletop http://theonyxpath.com/ Info - LARP http://www.bynightstudios.com/ Release schedule for this year http://theonyxpath.com/schedule/ Modern character portraits (humans, vampires, changelings, and more): http://gangrel.minus.com/uploads

Solo rpg

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I don't have gaming group at the moment. Recommend rpg that I can play solo. No computer games.

Could I get some help? (Maybe a Quest Thread in the future)

Could I get some help? (Maybe... 13 posts and 0 image replies omitted. Click to view.
The "I was transported to a fantasy world!" theme is fairly common in Light Novels and games. If you were taken to a really old school fantasy rpg (like final fantasy 1 or FFT), what would you take with you? remember that while guns are likely to give you an early advantage, you will probably run out of ammo soon
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How broken is the Generation background in VtM? To how many dots should I restrict it? I gotta feeling that if I leave it unrestricted, everybody will make 8th generation assamite.

ITT: Times you knew a campaign was going to awful

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>Join a new group for a 5e D&D campaign >Apparently the DM has only been playing for like three months and begged to DM a campaign >Finds ways to shoehorn in his NPC all the time >A former Blackguard that renounced his evil god in the past and took up the cause of a LG god >He also has some stupid big greatsword that makes him sound like an anime character >Later, a thief steals a signet ring that we were using to investigate a noble's death off one of our characters and runs into this run down looking pub in a really shitty part of the slums >We follow and ask the bartender if he had seen anyone run through >Bartender tells us no, but he might be in the basement, but there are rats down there that he'll pay us to clear out. >Some kind of furnace in the basement with some largeish rats, but no guy >We go back to collect money from the bartender >He just keeps telling us that he saw no one but there are some rats in the basement he'll pay us to clean out >Insight and stuff reveals nothing >Think he's just crazy or something, so go to leave >We open the doors to a row of teeth >A big writhing tongue begins to kick up the floorboards in the other room and pseudopodia extend from the walls and from the bartender >Apparently the entire pub is a mimic (???) >"What the fuck? How would no one in this giant city that this entire tavern is a mimic?" >"It's a really shitty part of town, man. People going missing from time to time just happens." >Expects our level 2 party to fight some house sized mimic >With some gas inside that also does nonlethal damage every fucking turn to knock people out while we're battling a giant tongue and some tentacles while one guy is just hacking at its teeth trying to get us out >Of course our rogue escapes and goes to get his stupid edgy NPC >Turns out Gary Stu is like level 12 or something and single-handedly saves our party by dragging the unconscious party members out >Everyone is really impressed about this anime gary stu saving the day
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My friends of /tg/, again i am here, bringing you gifts from the land of /po/. This time it's a little update on Upsilonman's useable warhammer 40k chibi miniatures. He finally released Space communists, while based god-maker Jimbowen made a tiny little rhino to go with spessemerens. FAQ/Tl;dr >What the fuck is this Printable warhammer 40k miniatures. >Why would i need this Useful to get poor people into the game, or to test builds before buying the actual minis. >What paper should i use? Standard office paper for infantry minis, i suggest using light cardstock for the Rhino. >Tips and tricks? Use thick cardboard for the bases, you won't send your army flying when you sneeze. Commencing Dump.
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hey /tg/. i've been meaning to get into stuff like D&D for a while now, and so are my friends. so being the only one with any sort of experience in it (by which i mean playing it years ago when i was a kid) i offered to GM. we tried it once, spent ages making characters but got it done, and when it's time for battle i awkwardly realize i have no idea what i'm doing. i'm planing to try again with a much smaller group, so my question is this, are there any D&D games on the internet i can watch and maybe learn from? just reading the subject from the book doesn't really get through to me. pic unrelated.

Magic: the Gathering Flavor General (also Waifufaggotry)

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>You are a planeswalker. >In the vast Multiverse, only you and some other chucklefucks know of the countless worlds beyond your own. Welcome to the Magic: the Gathering Flavor General thread! Helpful links: >Uncharted Realms Archive ARCHIVE http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Archive.aspx?tag=unchartedrealms&description=Uncharted%20Realms >Savor the Flavor/Taste the Magic archive ARCHIVE http://www.wizards.com/Magic/magazine/archive.aspx?page=13&tag=savortheflavor&description=taste%20the%20magic >Planeswalker's Guides ARCHIVE http://pastebin.com/Ttgtz6A9 >Set Trailers http://pastebin.com/ayJntkE0 >Current Status of Planeswalkers: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/checking-planeswalkers-2014-06-16 >Doug Beyer's Tumblr http://dougbeyermtg.tumblr.com/ Reminder: Keep bait, shitposting, and arguments to a minimum--try to focus on lore discussion. Lewd writing is welcome if put in a pastebin. We now have an IRC: #mtgwaifulore on irc.rizon.net Starter topic: I'm not even going to pretend that we'll be discussing anything other than Khans.

Dungeons and Dragons 5e/Next

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Seriously? How hard is it to keep a 5e thread up? It's not like it's a bloated general from /a/ or /co/ or /v/. People actually still have stuff to find out about. God, /tg/, get your shit together. DnD 5e thread.
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Me and my little brother are tired of always playing monopoly together, do you know any fun game that can be played by 2 players but also by, like 4 (if ever we have guests) ?
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