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Author Topic: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour  (Read 8156 times)

GhostNinja

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #90 on: July 07, 2022, 01:28:53 PM »
The part where you get other people to play with you, rather then just complaining about not being able to play.


Except I didn't complain about not being able to play.  Reading comprehension is your friend.

I said that I can play and run games, but I have to do it VIA VTT's because there aren't a lot of gamers here.

GhostNinja

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #91 on: July 07, 2022, 01:30:52 PM »
Back in the old days, we didn't have gamers. 
We had to make them out of normal humans.

I tried that with my friends and people I know but no luck.  With the internet, board games, video games, etc there is too much taking away people's focus.

So for me, where I live it's VTT's or no gaming at all.

GhostNinja

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #92 on: July 07, 2022, 01:33:14 PM »
Exactly.

You'd be surprised how many non-gamers have an ancillary interest that will turn them into RPGers with little effort.

Especially for rules-light games with fun groups. Make it easy on noobs and they will keep coming back.

Except that hasn't worked for me.  It's easier to get people to play board games (which I love) because there is not a lot of time taken up.  You play, you have fun and then you are done and move on.

So for me, where I am it's either I play/run using a VTT or I don't get to play at all.    If people are in areas where there are a lot of gamers, you are lucky.  But it's not true everywhere.

Shasarak

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #93 on: July 07, 2022, 05:04:09 PM »
The part where you get other people to play with you, rather then just complaining about not being able to play.


Except I didn't complain about not being able to play.  Reading comprehension is your friend.

I said that I can play and run games, but I have to do it VIA VTT's because there aren't a lot of gamers here.

Maybe the real problem is your timeliness?
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GhostNinja

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #94 on: July 07, 2022, 05:32:49 PM »

Maybe the real problem is your timeliness?

Nope.  Nice that you go right to it being me that is the problem than just admit that there are areas where there aren't a lot of gamers.
« Last Edit: July 07, 2022, 05:34:32 PM by GhostNinja »

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #95 on: July 07, 2022, 05:39:44 PM »
  You know what I do not always have the best memory....but I can not remember a post on this forum or the main table top forum to ever get a group together to play online.  It seems with the ease of access to online tools, how many people on this site who play using those tools, and the people who want to game here....that from time to time there would be a looking for players/game type posts.   So...it seems strange to see this lack of games or people looking to form groups.  I get the whole better to play IRL, I am firmly in that camp, but I also never understand the people looking for online games/gamers never bother to just post a thread looking for players with a few details as to what they are running/looking for.

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #96 on: July 07, 2022, 06:18:41 PM »
  You know what I do not always have the best memory....but I can not remember a post on this forum or the main table top forum to ever get a group together to play online.  It seems with the ease of access to online tools, how many people on this site who play using those tools, and the people who want to game here....that from time to time there would be a looking for players/game type posts.   So...it seems strange to see this lack of games or people looking to form groups.  I get the whole better to play IRL, I am firmly in that camp, but I also never understand the people looking for online games/gamers never bother to just post a thread looking for players with a few details as to what they are running/looking for.

I don't have a problem playing online (except when you are playing something that isn't D&D because most gamers think D&D is the only game out there).  When its D&D its easy to find games and I do pretty well finding people for Savage Worlds.

My problem is finding people in real life, not online.

oggsmash

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #97 on: July 07, 2022, 06:30:30 PM »
  You know what I do not always have the best memory....but I can not remember a post on this forum or the main table top forum to ever get a group together to play online.  It seems with the ease of access to online tools, how many people on this site who play using those tools, and the people who want to game here....that from time to time there would be a looking for players/game type posts.   So...it seems strange to see this lack of games or people looking to form groups.  I get the whole better to play IRL, I am firmly in that camp, but I also never understand the people looking for online games/gamers never bother to just post a thread looking for players with a few details as to what they are running/looking for.

I don't have a problem playing online (except when you are playing something that isn't D&D because most gamers think D&D is the only game out there).  When its D&D its easy to find games and I do pretty well finding people for Savage Worlds.

My problem is finding people in real life, not online.

  My fault, I was just making the observation, not talking specifically about your post or situation.   I would agree it can be hard to find players in real life (honestly, when I took up playing again I talked friends into it and the ones who liked it played, the ones who didnt tried it and do not make the regular games), I was just making the observation that I can not remember ever seeing a post on this site about people looking for other players for a virtual game from this site.   It certainly could have happened, I just do not remember seeing one. 

    I did not intend to suggest something that is not an issue for you, reading the last few posts and others over the years just sort of triggered that text blurt out from me.

GhostNinja

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Re: Discord to ban you for off-site "hateful" behaviour
« Reply #98 on: July 07, 2022, 11:14:41 PM »
  My fault, I was just making the observation, not talking specifically about your post or situation.   I would agree it can be hard to find players in real life (honestly, when I took up playing again I talked friends into it and the ones who liked it played, the ones who didnt tried it and do not make the regular games), I was just making the observation that I can not remember ever seeing a post on this site about people looking for other players for a virtual game from this site.   It certainly could have happened, I just do not remember seeing one. 

    I did not intend to suggest something that is not an issue for you, reading the last few posts and others over the years just sort of triggered that text blurt out from me.

No worries.  I am not some snowflake who gets offended.  Mistakes happen, people misread posts.  It's all good.