RPG Fans sought.

eyeLikeCarrots 10 February 2009 39

Having moved to ‘Berra and learning that the city is all about making your own fun, I’d like to start a weekly social roleplaying group.

I did go to the roleplaying society at ANU but it was all neckbeards and black clothes and not alot of normal. I’m looking for a new group of mates who get together once a week for a beer, some pizza and a few over-told roleplaying stories from the past (Some actual gaming would be good too).

Are there any established groups that would welcome a new player who has actually dated girls from time to time and even been exposed to the sun in the last 6 years.

I’ve played AD&D, D&D 3rd Ed and Earthdawn – but always happy to learn a new system.

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Courage75 Courage75 10:27 pm 27 May 09

Hello,

I’m from the RPGMeetup group. We are a group of roleplaying game enthusiasts who get together once a month (and usually once a week for beers) to talk about games and provide an opportunity for people to meet up and maybe get involved in games. We always welcome new people and encourage them to get into a game.

If you are interested, I suggest you check out the website (www.rpgmeetup.com) to see what sort of games are on offer on the boards. You can also use the boards to advertise games, talk about games and discuss whatever random stuff that appeals to you.

If you like D&D there are a number of D&D games running at the moment, from 2nd edition to 4th edition, some of which are looking for players. If you can’t find a game you want to play then consider running one instead!

There are also a number of other games if D&D is not your thing or you just want to try something different.

blake blake 12:57 am 15 Mar 09

Hey, Blake here. I am just about to start a new 2e campaign with my brother (maybe sister will play too). We are looking for new players. You (or anyone else) should get in touch at blakus_javus@hotmail.com if you are interested.

We are neither neckbeards, black clad types or shut ins! Just liked the game since we were kids. Will probably play most weeks. Its a 2e game but we are happy to teach people who have only seen the new versions.

eyeLikeCarrots eyeLikeCarrots 12:40 pm 12 Feb 09

jakez said :

I still don’t understand where the S goes that makes this whole thing not disturbing.

Your quote, “Cleaning ale”. I meant to type ‘Cleansing ale’.

jakez jakez 12:36 pm 12 Feb 09

I still don’t understand where the S goes that makes this whole thing not disturbing.

eyeLikeCarrots eyeLikeCarrots 12:21 pm 12 Feb 09

For want of an ‘s’, the meaning was lost.

An ‘s’, my kingdom for an ‘s’.

Coffee enema could be good actually, I’d get my caffine hit and not have to add as much sugar.

jakez jakez 11:46 am 12 Feb 09

Cleaning ale?

What, is that like a coffee enema?

eyeLikeCarrots eyeLikeCarrots 10:58 am 12 Feb 09

I’ve never spent more than about $80 on source books for a game system. If someone wants to spend more they are welcome too it. I’d much rather spend the extra on a cleaning ale and some pizza. Baby Jebus and his Dad or the Flying Spagetti Monster (insert your diety of choice) put the only extended source book I’ll ever need in my head.

Some people like role playing, some dont and I’ve never been able to define a typical roleplayer to a single personality type.

jakez jakez 10:52 am 12 Feb 09

Trivia nights are great.

I used to play Warhammer as a teen. It was prohibitively expensive so I stopped.

peterh peterh 10:46 am 12 Feb 09

The Brad said :

I’m with Peter on this.
Trivia nights are addictive, and pay much better.

Now if there was only some way to outlaw iPhones.

it helps if the organiser is watching carefully. no phone use at trivia in the trams….

overheard would kill us.

The Brad The Brad 10:44 am 12 Feb 09

I’m with Peter on this.
Trivia nights are addictive, and pay much better.

Now if there was only some way to outlaw iPhones.

peterh peterh 10:34 am 12 Feb 09

The Brad said :

jakez said :

From time to time I start to think that things like this might be fun. I find the practical realities always draw me to a different conclusion.

I’ve tried it a few times, both with friends and strangers. IMHO, It’s ok if you don’t have much money (once you’ve spent the initial several hundred dollars on books), lots of time, and can spare a night a week.

But if you aren’t totally enjoying it (or the group), that 4 hours+ is a long drag. And it only takes 1 person, to make you want to drop out of a long running campaign. Personally, I’d rather play a strategic board game with an end date.

But also, IMHO, face to face rpg’ing beats the hell out of WoW online.

Having said that all that, x million RPG’ing nerds can’t be wrong….can they?

bugger that, give me monday night trivia. no dice, but pens and paper. (and there is NO way i would get 2 nights out)

The Brad The Brad 10:29 am 12 Feb 09

jakez said :

From time to time I start to think that things like this might be fun. I find the practical realities always draw me to a different conclusion.

I’ve tried it a few times, both with friends and strangers. IMHO, It’s ok if you don’t have much money (once you’ve spent the initial several hundred dollars on books), lots of time, and can spare a night a week.

But if you aren’t totally enjoying it (or the group), that 4 hours+ is a long drag. And it only takes 1 person, to make you want to drop out of a long running campaign. Personally, I’d rather play a strategic board game with an end date.

But also, IMHO, face to face rpg’ing beats the hell out of WoW online.

Having said that all that, x million RPG’ing nerds can’t be wrong….can they?

eyeLikeCarrots eyeLikeCarrots 10:28 am 12 Feb 09

jakez said :

So that’s what it feels like to be flogged with warm lettuce.

Nope, I usually charge double for that sort of action.

jakez jakez 10:24 am 12 Feb 09

So that’s what it feels like to be flogged with warm lettuce.

eyeLikeCarrots eyeLikeCarrots 10:22 am 12 Feb 09

jakez said :

From time to time I start to think that things like this might be fun. I find the practical realities always draw me to a different conclusion.

This thread is no different.[/quote

Yep, thanks for that. Here is a teddy bear who will care about everything you say, unlike everybody else in your life obviously.

Cheers

jakez jakez 9:30 am 12 Feb 09

From time to time I start to think that things like this might be fun. I find the practical realities always draw me to a different conclusion.

This thread is no different.

The Brad The Brad 11:41 pm 11 Feb 09

brianc said :

Yeah im looking for a DND group as well.
I’ve put my name down for rpgmeetup.com but still havent been contacted by the admin to get access.

I think you’ll have more luck from the website @ http://www.rpgmeetup.com, rather than facebook.

And if you’re really keen, there’s a meeting this Saturday, 1pm at All Things Chocolate –
http://www.rpgmeetup.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1432

powell01 powell01 3:21 pm 11 Feb 09

brianc said :

Yeah im looking for a DND group as well.
I’ve put my name down for rpgmeetup.com but still havent been contacted by the admin to get access.

If you get no help from rpgmeetup and want to play DnD, get in touch with me via the admins and I will try and get you into a regular game I am trying to set up at the moment.

eyeLikeCarrots eyeLikeCarrots 1:34 pm 11 Feb 09

I did find the Canberra Gamers Society and the event that had on over the recent break. The website said they concentrate on minatures and that sort of thing. I prefer pen/paper/dice gaming as it can be alot more free-form.

The best thing would be to find a few people who want to play Earthdawn.

eyeLikeCarrots eyeLikeCarrots 12:59 pm 11 Feb 09

Thanks too everyone for the links and info

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