January 29, 2016 at 10:48 am #1144
We are looking for one, maybe two, players to augment our existing three-player D&D 5e campaign. We are looking for people who want to be in it for the long haul and want a chance to take a character idea and bring it to life.
The campaign setting is a fantasy homebrew loosely based on Roman Republic and inspired by:
· Masters of Rome series by Colleen McCullough
· A cheesy fairy figurine bought from a gas station in North Dakota
· The goofy and socially conscious people of PDX
· Your characters
These games often include but are not limited to:
· Long-arching, inter-weaving storylines that integrate character backstory and development
· Goofy, irreverent giggling and bad puns
· Low to moderate alcohol
· Gaming around a living room rather than a table, because it’s cozier that way
· In-game politics and bureaucrats and gaming sessions with no combat whatsoever…
· …but also epic combat where creative use of the environment is encouraged
· Kobold henchmen with self-esteem issues
· Hilarious and/or passionate roleplaying
· Secret note passing to generate paranoia and suspense
· Munchie-stealing cats that confuse dice for popcorn and want your socks
These games will not include:
· Drugs, smoking (including 420), or excess alcohol
· Tolerance for rude or insulting behavior
· Free dinner. Sometimes someone brings munchies or drinks, but currently we don’t make group meals part of the gaming sessions 🙁
· Realistic, well-researched combat simulations – the DM doesn’t have the chops
· Currently held at our home near OHSU on Marquam Hill, so we have parking available but public transit isn’t as optimal
· Current games are 6:30-10 pm on Tuesday and/or Thursday nights. This can be open for discussion with the whole group if/when we find the right people.
· Existing players are 20-to-30-something professionals, currently a 50/50 gender split.
· There are cats, so folks with allergies should be aware
· Email is the primary source of communication
If you are interested email me at email@example.com with a little bit about yourself and what you are looking for in a gaming group. Tell me a little about the character idea(s) you were interested in trying. You and I will probably chat a bit via email, then my husband (player #1) and I would want to meet you at a local coffee shop to chat more – we are shy people who want to get to know someone a little before we invite them to our home.
Husband’s character w/ kobold henchman:February 12, 2016 at 1:52 pm #1153
Update: I am currently talking with a couple of people, so the spots may already be taken. I’ll post back here once we’ve found our people, or if there is another opening.February 19, 2016 at 4:18 pm #1161
Well, I’d be happy to go on the alternate list. I dipped my big toe into 5th edition waters last year and would be happy to slip the whole way in! I’d even bring an extra sock for kitty.
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