As you may have noticed, I have transitioned our old, actual-play podcast (“Knights of the Tabletop”) into a solo actual-play podcast (“Ronin Roleplaying”). Furthermore, I have also pre-recorded a bunch of shows for RR, so that show isn’t going anywhere.
That said, I am thinking about forming a group to play tabletop RPGs online.
This group will be playing over Discord, and the game(s) we will play are up for discussion of the group. While I don’t plan to record these games for a future actual-play podcast, that could become a possibility, should we gel well, and the others are amenable to that idea, in time.
Here’s the thing: I have conditions for potential membership in this gaming group.
- You will need to have proper equipment (decent microphone, computer, and stable high-speed internet). While we may not be recording a podcast with this group at this time, we do need to be able to hear each other reliably. Using Discord on your phone, a cheap microphone, or over a bad internet connection just makes things hard for everyone.
- Maturity and Respect for your fellows in the group. While roleplaying may enter into difficult topics from time to time (thus the need for a mature group), I will not tolerate people who cannot respect other people’s boundaries. This group will have the X Card in-play, despite what many think about that. If that won’t work for you, then this group isn’t for you.
- Experience, but no Elitism. I am looking for group members that know their way around tabletop roleplaying games, but not people who are stuck up about it. I don’t want us to be teaching people how to play RPGs, but I also don’t need people having an attitude, or acting like they are better than others because of their experience or whatever. I know that feeds back onto point #2, but I felt it maybe needed a bit of reiteration.
So if you’re interested in taking part in an online roleplaying group, either as a player or perhaps a game-master, then leave a comment on this article or perhaps on our Discord server (see link up on the menu, above). We can arrange a time to get together on Discord to chat, and see how things go.