4696Re: Starting New Burning Empires Game Online - Looking for Players
- Apr 1 6:01 AMAre you still looking for players? I just joined the group and I'm
interested. I have everything except OpenRPG and I've used it before
but uninstalled it.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "chumatus" <dd.gm@...> wrote:
> Like the message topic indicates I'm looking for about three players
> for a Burning Empires campaign that'll be played over the Internet
> using Skype (VoIP) and OpenRPG (dice roller, mapping and so on).
> Burning Empires ( http://www.burningempires.com) itself is a
> narrativistic sci-fi roleplaying game written by Luke Crane from the
> American indie gaming front and it concentrates on a struggle over the
> fate of a planet against an invasion. The game supports the developing
> plot with its mechanics and doesn't leave the results of the conflict
> for GM fiat.
> I'm planning the campaign to have at least weekly sessions, but
> hopefully often and I estimate that the a single session should take
> no more than six hours at a time and I'm hoping to cut that down
> eventually when the players get more familiar with the system. The
> game itself is suitable for network gaming because it doesn't require
> the adventuring group cliche and supports a more nonlinear plot (not
> unlike a book with several main characters whose stories are
> intertwined). My accent is atrocious so I plan to communicate most of
> the NPC comments through text but I plan to try to handle most rules
> issues through speech.
> You will need:
> -A computer (Windows, Linux, Os X but enough performance for Skype)
> -Your very own Burning Empires rulebook or a bought PDF
> -Microphone (optional)
> -Skype ( http://www.skype.com )
> -OpenRPG ( http://www.openrpg.com )
> -Webcam optional
> I can offer a certain amount of techical support for program setup via
> IRC, Skype or some instant messenger program (ICQ, AIM, MSN). I can
> compromise over the text communcation method used and about the voice
> You can contact me by writing a private message or contacting a
> nickname Chuma on IRCNet or MagicStar. You may also write to this
> thread but getting a reply that way might take longer.
> No tourist players, please.
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