Callout For New Players

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Fixxxer
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Callout For New Players

The D&D Archive has been pretty dead lately. Covid. Rampant depression. Life in general. I get it. We're not a large group, so when one or two of us ends up with life getting in the way, we all feel it. I'm tentatively planning on possibly running a PbP RPG game in the future, but I'm just not ready yet. In the meantime, would anyone like to play Arkham Horror? It will give us something to do, give some bit of life to the Archive and it won't require as large a commitment as an ongoing D&D game.

I'mma tag a few previous players and personally talk to a couple of people. For those who haven't played before, it's a cooperative game, the players vs. the setting. The game can handle up to eight players. There's a LOT of rules, but like D&D, I'll handle the majority of it and you'll just need to be familiar with how your character moves and fights. It's all d6-based, which makes life easier. The game is designed to screw you over at every turn, but if you can manage to come out on top, that results in a sweeter feeling of victory.

Anyhow, I'll keep this invite open for a week or two or until we get enough interest to proceed. Please indicate interest by replying directly to this post.

@Aladdar, @MinusInnocence, @Board Rider

Board Rider
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I am game. If you run a PbP I would like to play in that too. Hell, if you send me topless photos of yourself on the hood of an 84 T Bird I will take it.

I sure do miss everyone. Even Darker.

Aladdar
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Yes, I'm down.

MinusInnocence
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Arkham sounds fun! I'm finally seeing the dust start to settle on my end so hopefully things will get back to normal soon.

"Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists." - H.L. Mencken

Fixxxer
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I'm gonna keep this callout open until Tuesday or Wednesday, partially to give everyone a little more time, but mostly because there's a massive heat dome over my geographic area right now and I just plain don't want to be outside my bedroom where I have air conditioning. I'll spend a day or two getting stuff set up and we can expect to start on Sunday or Monday of the week after next.

drumandfight
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Sup sluts.

Fixxxer
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Sup, indeed.

Aight, so we've got enough interested parties at this point that I'll call the roster full. @Aladdar, @Board Rider, @MinusInnocence, @drumandfight and @BaronessNight have stepped up to play. I'm unsure whether I'll also be playing or just running the game (the game balances more players by making things harder), but I'll figure that out as soon as I break out my physical copy of the game and read things over. Now that the insane heat wave is over, I ought to have this done later tonight or tomorrow at the latest. I'll then draw character cards for everyone, get everything set up as far as item cards and the like and draw us a big bad guy to hate. Once you guys have character cards, the only input I think I'll need is where you'd like your starting skill sliders to be and then we'll be able to start play, so I anticipate getting into the thick of things on Friday or over the weekend, maybe.

In the mean time, anyone who hasn't played before or anyone who has but would like a refresher, I encourage you to go read the rules thread, found here: https://www.dndarchive.com/forums/arkham-horror/rules . I'm usually pretty good about just laying your options out in front of you, but it would behoove you to know how movement, skill checks and combat work. If you've got questions about the rules, I'm a million percent happy to answer them. Just ask them in this thread or via PM so we don't clutter the rules thread.

BaronessNight
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Hello fellow nerds!
I'm new to the Archive and am excited to be playing Arkham Horror with you all.

Sierra R. Haugen

MinusInnocence
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BaronessNight wrote:

Hello fellow nerds!
I'm new to the Archive and am excited to be playing Arkham Horror with you all.

Hi Sierra! Welcome.

"Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists." - H.L. Mencken

El Primo
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Hey guys, I used to play on this site as a character named Gallielle. I’ve been DMing for my friends. I’d be very willing to join a game or two if you guys have some room. Just let me know!

El Primo / Joshua