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So hi everyone, I've been posting related stuff over on dice.camp and on reddit for quite a while now, decided to move here with a brandnew handle, yay.

I'm GMing a face to face campaign of original in (germany) for almost three years now, interested in all things , but there's also quite a bit of and on my bookshelf 😉

husband, father, family physician and boats enthusiast when not gaming.

#osr Dungeon Masters and referees.

When running B/X, OD&D or AD&D. How do you do non combat "skill rolls"

In the 1980s, a group of young dissidents in San Francisco's financial district got together to create a #Zine

"Processed World" is now available at the Internet Archive. Brace yourself for a world of subversive commentary and #Cyberpunk

archive.org/details/processedw

#playfromhome first experiences: two sessions of OD&D over roll20 so far ...

  • we used discord audio chat, as roll20 chat was unreliable (why? isn't both webrtc?)

  • I still prefer rolling real dice, just trust everyone!

  • Prepping seems to be more work - maps, char sheets, quite fiddly ...

  • drawing (hex)maps as you go is a pain ... I found it very disruptive, as it just takes too long

  • it's much harder to "read the table"

  • I find it more tiring. Don't plan sessions longer than 3 hours!

COVID-19, 3D printers needed + 

Habe gestern auf Campaign Wiki mal Jitsi installiert, falls jemand Video Chat für die Rollenspielrunde braucht und keine Lust auf Skype hat.
campaignwiki.org/wiki/Applikat
Das Original steht natürlich immer noch zur Verfügung:
meet.jit.si/

the surge of demand for online communications due to #COVID19 reaches #irc

there is a #quarantine channel on quakenet 😀

kiwiirc.com/nextclient/irc.qua

#quaranzinefest is April 4th and 5th
Just post your work with the hashtag on those days to the platform of your choice.

Someone was lamenting the loss of G+ again. They have a record we know:

killedbygoogle.com/

It prompted me to reply the following though:

The blogosphere was around before G+ and it is still around after. There are plenty of decentralized options if you really look.

Time to bring the internet back from the big data centers, learn a bit along the way, and be independent of bottlenecks to connecting.

redecentralize.org/
switching.software/

#decentralization #google #floss

Kind of late to the party, but my copy of Yoon-Suin arrived today 😀 #osr

Does anyone use some kind of corruption mechanic in their #osr #dnd games?

Something like sanity points, or maybe a random table for gaining unnatural features and frightening cosmic insights when acting overly chaotic?

@Kritzelbot #osr #dnd

"In OSE and BX both Dwarves and Elves have infravision. This means that Dwarven allies or Elves themselves can cast a Darkness spell. This results in the Dwarf or Elf being able to attack normally if they are inside the darkness spells but everybody is attacking them as if they have been blinded. In DnD B/X blinded creatures can't attack."

batintheattic.blogspot.com/202

It's been a while since I did a #FF post, but it's Friday, so why not.

:mastodon: Check out these users :mastodon:

@ChrisTalleras
Self-taught digital #artist from #Norway

@AlexHoratio
Unofficially the biggest #nerd on #mastodon

@stux
Active #admin of mstdn.social

@Matthieu
PC #gamer and #developer

@andyc
Drug crazed #zombie caked in flour

@claudiom
Computer geek with #musical flair and love for #technology

Okay. That's #FridayFollow / #FollowFriday for this week.

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