I have returned from the gaming group I met, and unfortunately, things did not go well.
I was ready - spending hours on writing down what I was going to say and hooking up my new printer so I could have the seven pages I put together on me, but it turned out my friend neglected to tell the group that I was coming, much less why I was coming. I wasn't given an opportunity to talk about my games, except for explaining to the owner of the house why I was there, which didn't seem to
So, I've been busy trying to figure out what games to present tomorrow night, as my friend has not contacted me yet regarding the group's mindset. Therefore, I've been left with little choice but to eliminate games from my list based on what they currently play. Since they play Castles & Crusades, I've thrown out my fantasy games. They play Star Wars d6, so I've removed my space opera games as well. They play World of Darkness, thus one of my horror games has also been removed. That leaves
I got some good news the other night. A friend of mine called me about joining his gaming group. Unfortunately, his group plays systems that I don't, so I politely turned him down. However, unlike the previous times he asked me to join them, I mentioned to him that I was eager to find a gaming group which played a game I was into. He replied, "How about this. You stop in gaming night (Thursday) and do a little presentation of the games you want to run. If the group likes one of them,
Hello and welcome to my first blog. Since I'm currently stuck being awake due to the loud drunken singing and staggering from my upstairs neighbor, I thought now was as good a time as any to begin. I've come here like we all have - to find a gaming group. I've had mostly bad luck trying to find a local game, so Pen & Paper Games seems like my last, best hope.
The gaming community here in Madison, Wisconsin is extremely cliquey. There are three brick and mortar gaming stores