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Looking to form a group of people with LOTS of spare time, for regular games


Grognard GM:
DISCLAIMER: brettmb both suggested, and permitted me to post this in two places; as it's somewhat of an odd-duck post.

Who I am: I'm an almost middle aged gamer with over 30 years experience in playing and GM'ing. Born and raised in England, but a lifelong Americanophile, and American citizen.

What I'm looking for: Mature and laidback players with lots of spare time

The pitch: I'm a full-time carer for a disabled wife. While this means I'm technically always on-call, it means I have a lot of downtime where I'm often alone (my wife sleeps a lot because of medication), and I'd like to fill as much of this time as possible with gaming. While my timezone is UTC (+00:00), I'm a night owl. I regularly have large chunks of free time between roughly about 9pm-5am UTC (+00:00), on most days.

What I'm looking for: Retirees, the disabled, trust fund millionaires, and other assorted rejects like myself that are flexible, and have a lot of time on their hands (and are likely to continue to have so), and want friendship and lots of gaming. My target group is probably Gen X'ers and old Millenials, but maturity, sense of humor, and lots of free time are the main prequisites.

I don't mind GM'ing, but I need to play too, so everyone taking turns to GM games would be preferable.

Read this so no-one has their time wasted/ice melted: I grew up during the 80's and 90's. I am irreverent by nature, use no personal pronouns, enjoy blue jokes and double entendres, and I consider every group known to humanity as equally open to poking fun at. If you like words like problematic, or cultural appropriation, this is not the group for you. Like Fonzie, you must be cool.

Oh, and if your idea of RPGing is just playing D&D, you're better off with another group. I don't mind the occasional 3.5 or earlier game, but it is far from my favourite game.

Games I have run over the years:
Call Of Cthulhu *
Cartoon Action Hour *
Star Wars (West End Games D6)
Dark Champions *
Dark Heresy *
Deadlands: Weird/Wasted West
In Nomine
Marvel (Universe Roleplaying System and FASERIP) *
Savage Worlds (homebrew Victorian adventure setting) *
Space 1889
WFRP (1st and 2nd) *
World Of Darkness (mixed systems)
Vampire: Dark Ages

* My most likely to run

Games I am particularly interested in playing
7th Sea
Alien the roleplaying game*
All flesh must be eaten
Ars Magica *
Blades in the dark
Brave New World
Call Of Cthulhu *
Cartoon Action Hour *
Conan: Adventures in an age undreamed of
Conspiracy X
Cyberpunk 2020
Dark Champions
Dark Conspiracy
The Dark Eye
Dark Heresy/Rogue Trader *
DC Heroes / DC Universe
Deadlands: Weird/Wasted West *
Doctor Who (any, as long as the setting is classic Who, not NuWho)
The Dresden Files
The Esoterrorists
Fading Suns
Feng Shui
Gear Krieg
Hollow Earth Expedition
Hong Kong Action Theater *
It came from the late, late, late show
James Bond 007
Judge Dredd (any except D20)
Marvel (most of them)
Millenium’s End
Mutant City Blues
Mutants & Masterminds *
Mutant Year Zero *
The One Ring
Savage Worlds
Shadowrun (2nd or 3rd preferred) *
SLA Industries
Space 1889
Spirit Of The Century *
Star Trek (various)
Trail Of Cthulhu
WFRP (1st or 2nd) *

* Extremely interested

I hope to hear from a few of you, and thank you for your time in reading my post. Have a good one!

Angry Goblin:
This post is pure gold, I hope you find an amazing posse to play with! 8) best of luck, bro!


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