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4698Re: Starting New Burning Empires Game Online - Looking for Players

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  • Christopher Perrin
    Apr 3, 2007
      I'm all for it. I love the setting and was a huge Burning Wheel fan.

      --- In indie-netgaming@yahoogroups.com, "Trickster" <orklord@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Are 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 indie-netgaming@yahoogroups.com, "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
      > > chat.
      > >
      > > 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.
      > >
      > > -A.K.
      > >
      >
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