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 Post subject: Looking for Players UTC/UCSD/North County
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:29 pm 
One-Armed Skeleton

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Hi experienced DM and party looking for up to 3 new players.

Current ruleset is d20/3.5

Currently running high level campaign in homegrown campaign setting (get your min/max on here)
Open to other campaigns as well.

Looking for:
  • Responsible
  • Well adjusted
  • Game oriented players

Not looking for:
  • Geek drama
  • Crazy players
  • Passive Agressive antics

What do you get?
  • Good times with good ppl for the most part.
  • Control your characters destiny
  • A chance to roleplay and not worry about breaking a dm's world

What do you have to do?
  • Play the game
  • Communicate what you want and think in terms of what's best of the game/game group.
  • Not be a whackjob



Interested?


Send me a private message.

Soon.

-jet black
(yes i like cowboy bebop) :cool:


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:54 pm 
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Welcome to the boards! Best of luck finding players -- sounds like a good game. I'd be interested if I were in the area and had enough time to devote to it.

Jet Black wrote:
-jet black
(yes i like cowboy bebop) :cool:

Oh... I was hoping it was a Spirit of the Century reference....

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 Post subject: Where do you play?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 6:49 pm 
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Where will this take place, and what are the regular days of gaming?

Just city location, not specifics yet, and will you be meeting weekly, or some other schedule?

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2007 11:03 am 
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Location:

  • Varies: RB and UTC currently if there are other venues they can be added. I would encourage rotation.

Schedule:

  • Weekly is the schedule
  • Friday Evening 7ish-1am (or as the group wants to do) is the ideal nite but that can also be negotiated.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:26 pm 
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Just curious, but what exactly is "geek drama"?


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:55 pm 
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Dragonmaster Zoc wrote:
Just curious, but what exactly is "geek drama"?

It's like regular drama, but with a calculator.



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 2:44 pm 
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Geek Drama = Bickering who got the spotlight in a session. Holding a grudge in session and taking it with you into the next 6 sessions and letting spill out into the game instead of dealing with it appropriately. errmm a good example is DM Envy.

DM Envy in a Shared game world (risky but oh well)... DM 1 says DM 2 I need some time to prep for the campaign; run the pcs for a one shot... DM 2 says ok heres the one shot it will be an intro to another part of the world removed from the current campaign areas; here is the new area heres all the info you need to bring em out of the oneshot all MI will rewarded will be subject to DM approval but in line with DMG rule set ...

One shot lasts 4 sessions each sessison asking if DM 1 is ready? DM 1 says no its ok...

DM 2 runs the 4 session (4 sessions cause everyone enjoys wandering down tangents about how cool Heroes NBC was this week etc etc that kinda slow) oneshot everyone is apparently happy with the run and then returns to PC duty...

DM 1 runs his campaign doing everything he can to one up the one shot and bag on the PC of DM 2 either directly or indirectly by bagging on the other PC's via the rewards given in the oneshot...

DM 1 then begins playing the campaign to alienate DM 2's PC and includes thinly veiled insults to aggravate DM 2. DM 2 doesn't care but points out DM 1 strange behavior and lack of understanding of the mechanics and asks for ruling. DM 1 has a meltdown. This is DM envy.

Geek Drama also tends to eternally have a passive aggressive slant to it... Hiding be hind quips or intellectual statements or side comments without committing to their point of argument or issue. Thereby allowing themselves to vent but not really be heard and making culpable deniability possible (I didn't mean it like that even tho they very much did)

I think that sums it up.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 11:00 pm 
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From my experience, nerds and passive/aggressive go hand in hand.

My biggest problem is with new players who come for one session and then say they had fun and then suddenly don't answer their email or phone anymore. If you didn't like it, just say so!

This reminds me, I need to run some disclaimers for my game, e.g. no drama, no weirdos, no whores, etc.


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 Post subject: Good luck!
PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2007 8:42 am 
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I'm looking for a few more, too, but it's a low-level game (the DM is starting at 1st level).

High level sounds interesting, though.

- Az.



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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 11:23 am 
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Out of curiosity, how high is "high level"? Are we talking 8, or 18? or 80?


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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2007 11:34 am 
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We are going with low level to start new players after reviewing the current campaign model.


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 Post subject: Still Looking for 1-2 More 3.5 UTC/RB
PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2007 2:41 pm 
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Hello All,

Still looking for 1-2 more for a game in the RB/UTC area.

Playing on Fridays 7ish-whenever

lvl 6-7

Not looking for egregious powergamers.

Must be able to pass probationary screening and game play test.

PM me.

-Joe


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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2007 4:37 pm 
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Welcome Jet Black! I know you've been here for awhile but I figure I give you a warm welcome.



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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2007 5:08 pm 
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Since, I live in the area, I would be interested. Can you give an example of the kind of games you run. I am not a huge fan of D20, but I will play it happily if the game is interesting. Do you have anything specific in mind for the game?



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 Post subject: Still looking for 1-2 more for a game in the RB/UTC area.
PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:46 pm 
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Hello All,

Still looking for 1-2 more for a game in the RB/UTC area.

Playing on Fridays 7ish-whenever

lvl 6-7

Not looking for egregious powergamers.

Must be able to pass probationary screening and game play test.

PM me.

-Joe


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 1:26 pm 
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have you checked out this thread or are you two the same?

http://rpg-sandiego.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=62657#post62657



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 8:53 pm 
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Hey, cool. Not that I know what any of those location acronyms mean except "University of California, San Diego." I like geography!



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It is an area just north of the Highway 52 and east of the I-5.



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