You got all kinds of learnin' and you made me look the fool without tryin', and yet here I am with a gun to your head. That's 'cause I got people with me. People who trust each other, who do for each other, and ain't always lookin' for the advantage.

Mal ,'Our Mrs. Reynolds'


Gaming 1: You are likely to be eaten by a grue

A thread for the discussion of games: board, LARP, MMORPG, video, tabletop RPG, game theory etc. etc. and all attendant news, developments and ancillary subjects thereof, as well as coordinating/scheduling games either online or IRL. All are welcome to chime in, talk about their favorite games or learn about gaming of any sort.

PLEASE TO WHITEFONT SPOILERS for video games, RPG modules or anything for which foreknowledge of events might lessen one's enjoyment of whatever gaming experience.


Polter-Cow - Apr 24, 2008 1:05:48 pm PDT #16 of 26115
What else besides ramen can you scoop? YOU CAN SCOOP THIS WORLD FROM DARKNESS!

I've never played the Catan games, although I have heard of them.

You know what's fun, though? Mall of Horror.

It's essentially Dawn of the Dead: The Board Game.


CaBil - Apr 24, 2008 1:07:23 pm PDT #17 of 26115
Remember, remember/the fifth of November/the Gunpowder Treason and Plot/I see no reason/Why Gunpowder Treason/Should ever be forgot.

Whoop! Nice shiny new digs...


Glamcookie - Apr 24, 2008 1:09:22 pm PDT #18 of 26115
I know my own heart and understand my fellow man. But I am made unlike anyone I have ever met. I dare to say I am like no one in the whole world. - Anne Lister

Any of you played SET? [link] We played at work recently and it was surprisingly addictive and fun.


Tamara - Apr 24, 2008 1:10:06 pm PDT #19 of 26115
You know, we could experiment and cancel football.

I hope to learn something by reading this thread. Do you all feel the immense pressure?


Polter-Cow - Apr 24, 2008 1:11:15 pm PDT #20 of 26115
What else besides ramen can you scoop? YOU CAN SCOOP THIS WORLD FROM DARKNESS!

I've played SET, Glam. It's very fun indeed.


Connie Neil - Apr 24, 2008 1:13:49 pm PDT #21 of 26115
brillig

Yay, gaming! I've got Age of Empires II at home, but hte computer keeps kicking my ass.


megan walker - Apr 24, 2008 1:14:36 pm PDT #22 of 26115
"What kind of magical sunshine and lollipop world do you live in? Because you need to be medicated."-SFist

SET never appealed to me, although the game store folks in NY were always recommending it (along with Lost Cities).


Sean K - Apr 24, 2008 1:16:09 pm PDT #23 of 26115
You can't leave me to my own devices; my devices are Nap and Eat. -Zenkitty

YAY THREAD!

So much gaming to talk about, I don't even know where to begin.


Sean K - Apr 24, 2008 1:17:54 pm PDT #24 of 26115
You can't leave me to my own devices; my devices are Nap and Eat. -Zenkitty

I've been considering picking up some new video game for the new computer. I was thinking about Sims 2, but all I can ever find are expansion packs.


Sean K - Apr 24, 2008 1:29:33 pm PDT #25 of 26115
You can't leave me to my own devices; my devices are Nap and Eat. -Zenkitty

As for the RPG front -- at some point, probably next week, I plan on taking a look at Fantasy Grounds 2, and looking at what modifications are going to be needed for our purposes.

Also, spurred by a number of recent events, I'm finally starting work on a modification of the d20 system that reworks everything into a classless, level-less, hit pointless system. Yes, I am just that bored/stupid/insane. But I think it can be done. And the same recent developments that have started this project of mine up again have given me some good ideas along those lines.