4698Re: Starting New Burning Empires Game Online - Looking for Players
- Apr 3, 2007I'm all for it. I love the setting and was a huge Burning Wheel fan.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Trickster" <orklord@...>
> 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
> but uninstalled it.players
> --- In email@example.com, "chumatus" <dd.gm@> wrote:
> > Like the message topic indicates I'm looking for about three
> > for a Burning Empires campaign that'll be played over theInternet
> > using Skype (VoIP) and OpenRPG (dice roller, mapping and so on).the
> > Burning Empires ( http://www.burningempires.com) itself is a
> > narrativistic sci-fi roleplaying game written by Luke Crane from
> > American indie gaming front and it concentrates on a struggleover the
> > fate of a planet against an invasion. The game supports thedeveloping
> > plot with its mechanics and doesn't leave the results of theconflict
> > for GM fiat.take
> > I'm planning the campaign to have at least weekly sessions, but
> > hopefully often and I estimate that the a single session should
> > no more than six hours at a time and I'm hoping to cut that downThe
> > eventually when the players get more familiar with the system.
> > game itself is suitable for network gaming because it doesn'trequire
> > the adventuring group cliche and supports a more nonlinear plot(not
> > unlike a book with several main characters whose stories aremost of
> > intertwined). My accent is atrocious so I plan to communicate
> > the NPC comments through text but I plan to try to handle mostrules
> > issues through speech.Skype)
> > You will need:
> > -A computer (Windows, Linux, Os X but enough performance for
> > -Your very own Burning Empires rulebook or a bought PDFsetup via
> > -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
> > IRC, Skype or some instant messenger program (ICQ, AIM, MSN). Ican
> > compromise over the text communcation method used and about thevoice
> > 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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