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Author Topic: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?  (Read 1448 times)

Starglyte

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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #15 on: September 07, 2022, 03:10:22 PM »
I love rolling dice, so I prefer in person. Sadly with gas prices, I will have to switch to online very soon.

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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #16 on: September 07, 2022, 03:17:20 PM »
Greetings!

Yes, definitely in-person, face to face gaming!

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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #17 on: September 07, 2022, 03:43:50 PM »
I love rolling dice, so I prefer in person. Sadly with gas prices, I will have to switch to online very soon.

Playing on line does not prevent one from rolling dice. Where is this coming from?
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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #18 on: September 09, 2022, 10:12:56 AM »
Love to play in person (and I currently am) but in a pinch will play online
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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #19 on: September 09, 2022, 12:17:38 PM »
I've migrated from face-to-face play, to online play, to solo play.  So, I have also drifted from purely analog to a mostly digital style.  I still like my dice and cards, but most of my books and game play journals are now digital.
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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #20 on: September 09, 2022, 07:19:42 PM »
As a player, I prefer a person CRPG. As a DM, I prefer table top pen and paper, but have done online via Skype voice and video.

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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #21 on: September 09, 2022, 10:00:11 PM »
For me. Both.

I much prefer face-to-dace gaming. But my local group drifted apart due to life and medical reasons.

I've been online RPing since discovered it back in the 90s. And long before that was doing it via mail with friends cross country or continent.

What alot of you morons seem to conveniently forget is that long before the internet. People were playing TTRPGs via good ol snail-mail.

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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #22 on: September 09, 2022, 11:20:10 PM »
I did play one PBM game by scooter.  I would write up my orders and deliver them by hand, it was faster than the postal service.   ;D
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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #23 on: September 10, 2022, 08:28:54 PM »
As a kid, I used to play face to face.

Now, I've come back to the hobby in the last two years, I only play online through Discord (or Google Meet or Youtube/Streamyard). Exception is at conventions.

We turn the camera on and everybody rolls his physical dices.

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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #24 on: September 11, 2022, 09:23:37 AM »
Face to face/analog experience preference here. I have had my fair share of Roll20 and to be honest, I cannot keep up with
the game for my mind wanders and leads inevitably to internet surfing while "gaming". It seems to be
that many people are able to do it, however I rather pass the offer and not game than play over Roll20 or similar again,
it is not fair for the other players and the GM for me to be there but still not quite present ::)

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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #25 on: September 11, 2022, 10:49:49 AM »
I live wayyyyy back in the middle of nowhere, in a part of the country with a population density of like 2.5/sqmi.  It's been online-only for me for some time.

In a way it is annoying.  But on the other hand, there is a wider choice of players since you're not limited geographically.  I've gotten used to it, and there are some things that I prefer.  Map sharing with fog-of-war is awfully convenient.
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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #26 on: September 11, 2022, 11:11:50 AM »
I live wayyyyy back in the middle of nowhere, in a part of the country with a population density of like 2.5/sqmi.  It's been online-only for me for some time.

In a way it is annoying.  But on the other hand, there is a wider choice of players since you're not limited geographically.  I've gotten used to it, and there are some things that I prefer.  Map sharing with fog-of-war is awfully convenient.

Welcome to the club circa 1995. Lil postage stamp town in the literal middle of nowhere. I happened to come across MUDs and later MUCKs at a convention and opened up the possibilities of online RPGing.

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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #27 on: September 11, 2022, 04:33:43 PM »
I love/prefer face to face but my current game group now lives in three different time zones.  We’ve made online gaming work (not with Roll20, but with overhead cameras and the like) and it’s been fun but I yearn to get back to everyone being in the same room!

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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #28 on: September 11, 2022, 04:41:52 PM »
Pen and Paper for sure, although my face to face games are limited to when my son is home from college.  I also play in a virtual group.  I never really got into online gaming like LOTR or World of Warcraft.
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Re: Are you more of a Pen & Paper RPG fan, or an Online RPG fan?
« Reply #29 on: September 11, 2022, 11:01:46 PM »
I prefer face-to-face. But for years I couldn't find a group because I lived out in the stix. So online was great. But we essentially tried to play it as a face-to-face game. We all rolled our own dice and we didn't bother with any of that VTT krud.

So it was good and far better than not playing.
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