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>your age
>which stories/worlds are you involved in the most
>summary of your own world (you have at least one, correct?)
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Demons and Other Wetwork Things

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So there was some talk of a monster and other childish things brew yesterday and I’m here to report back.

Session started dead spacey with players being mercs sent to a inert space vessel that had a bunch of IMPORTANT SPACE STUFF.

After building some suspense game takes a turn and goes full DOOM fighting zombies and half human monstrosities.

Eventually stumble upon a blood sacrifice on the bridge that strikes everyone with a red lighting that infuses them with a demon.

It was at this point I introduced the demon/monster half of the game and my players lost it (had intentionally been keeping that part of the game hidden).

Overall we had a great time, but I definitely need to put more work into the brew.
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Power gaming

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Hey /tg/. How do I avoid becoming "That Guy"? I enjoy tinkering with character builds, specifically DnD 3.5 and 5e, and I've gotten a couple of concerned looks from my groups when I tell them excitedly about a feat I had discovered, or a variant rule that looked interesting, or an idea I had to tweak a base class/subtype. I like to make powerful characters, I suppose, and I'm more than happy to help my party members get an edge on what they're trying to accomplish with their characters when they ask. I just get the feeling they're thinking I'm trying to powergame or break the system when it's just what I enjoy doing.

TL;DR what should I do to avoid becoming "That Guy"? Is it as simple as attaching stronger RP ties to my out of game mechanical decisions about my character? I feel I already do that for the most part.
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Was I a bad Dm here?
>Player has died more than anyone due to bad luck/bad choices or wanting to play a new character
>First session of New character
>Party encounters demon with harpy like enchanting song
>Everyone succeeds save except him
>He gets attacked multiple times while everyone but him succeeds save
>evil campaign and no one in the party trusts him yet so they had started back a little while he was forward
>eventually someone else closes with demon
>"Ok I'll roll for who the demon attacks, low you and high you"
>Demon attacks him again, downing him
>Fails death save
>"Alright I'm going to roll for who the demon attacks, high will be dude a and low dude b, but a natural 1 or 2 and it will attack guy who is down"
>Nat 1, demon in a frenzy kills the guy
>Doesn't want to play anymore
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>Nyads begin killing humans that approach fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other bodies of fresh water

How do you stop it?
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What are some interesting ways to incorporate giants into my campaign? What kind of culture should they have? How do they treat other races?
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How realistic do you like your fantasy worlds? Like reality except noted or actually fantastical?

Maybe you always meant verisimilitude rather than realism?
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Is fire emblem Nintendo best game series for a RPG?

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/gengen/ - Genesys General

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Zero-G Edition

>What is Genesys?
Released in November 2017, Genesys is a pen-and-paper generic RPG system and toolkit by Fantasy Flight Games, using a refined version of the system presented by their Star Wars RPGs (Edge of the Empire, Age of Rebellion, Force and Destiny). Its central mechanic is the Narrative Dice System, using pools made of specialized dice to create narrative results.

>The second official splatbook - Android: Shadow of the Beanstalk - is now available for preorder
>A:SotB adversary decks are now also available for preorder

>Player-made Genesys settings

>A quick and dirty primer on how the dice in Genesys work

>Online Extras (fillable sheets, dice roller, quick reference sheets, generators, PDFs, etc.)

>Official Discord Server (unaffiliated with /gengen/)

>FFG Community Forums (check out the Master Resources post)

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>The setting has demons and hell
>The setting doesn't have angels and heaven
You... you don't do this, right anon?
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