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  1. Player vs Character Knowledge

    One of the key aspects to roleplaying is that what you know isnít necessarily what your character knows. There are times where things can become a bit vague, and possibly confuse someone whoís new. So why donít we take a bit of a deeper look at this?
    Shared Knowledge
    There are definitely times when the knowledge you gain in-character easily translates into real-life knowledge. For example, both you and your character are going to know how much gold youíre lugging around . And of course, ...
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  2. Descriptive Actions

    Here's a handy tip for any player in a game: Don't make the GM guess what you are trying to accomplish. Sometimes the GM is mentally juggling more stuff than is immediately obvious. Do yourself a favor and connect the dots.

    1.Try to use your Character's Name often. Don't just type 'I grab the sword'. At least say 'Korg grabs the sword'.

    2.Always over state your actions. Avoid 'I go over there and do that', for example. State more 'Korg walks over next to the big tree ...
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  3. Week 6 - A new chapter.

    This week's worth of encounters details begins with the fresh start promised last week. Full of health and vigor, new skills, and new potential to be realized. The week end with a familiar result. : ) To set the scene, we started with a buzz of a few DMs being unavailable for the week and the concern over getting a spot at a table. Luckily, 3 DMs were readied and from what I could see no one was turned away. We even had space for a guy who had just finished the previous encounters. Yes he ...
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  4. Well new state, new begining.

    Transfered to Washington state, hoping to find a group to play D&D and or Warhammer 40k with got some good prospects, but nothing really panned out hope to find a stable group of players soon.
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  5. Styles of Old School Play

    The main types of Old School Gaming:

    1.Power-Gaming: Many players start out playing in this style. Many soon get bored with it and add more and more of other styles. A power-gaming campaign is all about character power. Characters are known by their class, level, special items, and amazing powers and deeds. (ďI killed the Demon King with my 15th Level Fighter/Magic-User/Druid. It only took two hits from Thorís Hammer to knock him out. Then I cut off his head with my vorpal blade.Ē) ...
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