View Full Version : Wikis

03-04-2013, 09:02 AM
The GM of a home group I'm involved with (our current game is Space 1889, it's tremendous fun!) has just created a wiki for us on a site called Wikispaces. I hadn't heard of it before, although of course I've seen wikis on other RPG forums and websites. Has anybody used wikispaces, or any other site with similar functionality? Steve, our GM, says it's a bit of a learning curve but one of the other other guys is somewhat techie so he's already posted loads of stuff about his character on it. A related question: if a publisher put up a page about their game(s) would you find that useful?

03-04-2013, 11:47 AM
depends on the content. ^^

03-04-2013, 11:57 AM
Oh, don't worry, the content would be staggeringly exciting ;). Seriously, I'd use it in the way my GM is doing, i.e. as a resource for folks who play my games to put up their own stuff about them, such as characters they've created, alternative rules, AP reports, questions about the rules etc.

03-06-2013, 11:25 AM
i've seen some games-in-progress use it to clarify how to duplicate desired effects ala how-to-use-the-rules. seems to be fairly effective.

03-08-2013, 06:07 PM
Ok, might be worth doing at some point, thanks.

03-09-2013, 07:37 AM
I've used blogs before. Here's a few examples of previous games that I've run:

"Tales of the Inner Sea", a Pathfinder campaign:

"Shadows and Chrome", an ongoing Chaos 6010 campaign:

"The Edge of Starlight", a Star Wars Saga Edition campaign:

Soft Serve
03-09-2013, 11:46 AM
freewebs is the site I usually use for these sorts of hijinks.

Fairly simple stuff.

03-17-2013, 05:56 PM
@Simetradon: Yeah, blogs are good. I'm still trying to find the time to set about getting my head around my own blog. What I'm after though is something a bit more interactive, so that folks can discuss and play my games (that's to say, the ones I'm designing), maybe suggest alternative rules, post AP reports etc. I'm beginning to think I need to set up a forum linked to my website (which doesn't exist yet as I'm dickering over which provider to go for) But thanks, it's useful to see how other people present their ideas in blog form.
@Soft Serve: Hm.. sounds interesting. I'll check it out.

Apologies for taking so long to reply: life is continually getting in the way of roleplaying and related interests.