Based on my first City of Villains MMO character, here's a tongue-in-cheek homage to one of DC's Top Three for your Fate Core superhero game.
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Thanks, @rimraf and @Golux13 ! I'm still working through base concepts and details, so it was more a mental thought but I may reach out in a month or so for an assist! :)

The difficulty with writing a new, custom ttrpg system solo is that it become difficult to playtest components of the system prior to fully putting them to paper.

I've been lax on posting my scenarios and session summaries. So, this week, I'll be posting at least the last 2, if not all 3, of this year's sessions.
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@urbanfuzzy Oh, some of those classic cross between choose your own adventure and ttrpg books were great. I had a few of the Lone Wolf and LotR books, but I really loved the Narnia Solo Games books.

@takeonrules Not a week goes by where I don't have to remind an enterprise-level client with a CMS that a 2mb+ image upload is not a good idea (not all CMS systems have dynamic image compression--but they really should).

I'm the only gamer in my apartment (my roommate doesn't play any board/card/video games), and I can only stare at a computer screen so long. So, when I want to play an RPG-style board game, I have to find a game that allows solo play. My Top Five solo board games (with an RPG feel) are my topic du jour. Additional recommendations welcome!
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@emsenn I saw it because it was boosted. I wonder if there's some sort of deletion protection on cross-group boosts?

@emsenn Can you provide a source for that? I'm finding news about quarantines and border closure, but nothing about rent/utility suspensions.

@WanderingBeekeeper There are some distinct advantages to online tabletop! I've been considering re-joining Roll20 again. Makes it easier for scheduling and, uh, disease control. Plus, no travel or pants required.

Has anyone's tabletop gaming been impacted by coronavirus fears? I usually game at my FLGS and I've noticed overall participation at some tables has been lower.

@Golux13 Champions/Hero definitely seemed to be the system of choice for its time. I, personally, always felt it was too math-heavy, both in character creation and in execution. My groups typically ran Marvel or V&V.

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Which comic-style of the 80s/early 90s felt most like you were playing in comics? Not necessarily the best tabletop experience as that can come down to GM/players, but more about the rules/actions.

Comment if something else felt best for you (Superworld, Heroes Unlimited, etc.).

Which comic-style of the 80s/early 90s felt most like you were playing in comics? Not necessarily the best tabletop experience as that can come down to GM/players, but more about the rules/actions.

Comment if something else felt best for you (Superworld, Heroes Unlimited, etc.).

@Golux13 That makes sense. I don't mind if that happens at the gaming table, but it would up my anxiety levels at a party.

I think there's also difficulties, when being the newbie among regulars, of knowing if the table might do/say things that I might find offensive. People who are casual with each other can sometimes be a little less restrained and 1 stranger might not affect that.

There's a "comfort level" form regarding possible topics at a gaming table, maybe have everyone fill out that?

@Golux13 It's probably because most of my gaming since I moved to Portland has been open-table that I'm just used to plopping down or a GM with strangers.

Out of curiosity, how do you feel when you play at a convention open table; same levels of anxiety?

@Golux13 I normally just start up gaming as usual, unless the group is typically brittle to new people. But, given that I've sat at the same table with you, I don't think that's the case with most of your squad. I only knew Rex when I joined his games.

Keeping the first sessions about the PCs getting to know each other can also be a good lead-in with a new player to the table.

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