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Offline Gunner

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Re: Roleplaying games
« Reply #105 on: January 17, 2007, 07:20:45 pm »
Mud Mush Moo? ???
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« Reply #106 on: January 17, 2007, 08:00:51 pm »
Mud Mush Moo? ???

MUDs, MUSHes, and MOOs are acronyms similar to the more common and current MMOG [Massively Multiplayer Online Game], which they are the predecessors of. They are text-based roleplaying games, often involving players navigating a dungeon (though there are, of course, other settings). The difference, and this might seem somewhat ironic, is that they tend to possess more depth than MMOGs do since one could easily make the argument that anyone willing to play a text-based game is likely more 'hardcore' than someone playing a MMOG is on the average.

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« Reply #107 on: January 18, 2007, 05:41:07 am »
Guys, check this out. It's awesome. Stumbleupon threw this up yesterday.

http://www.shamusyoung.com/twentysidedtale/?cat=14

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« Reply #108 on: January 20, 2007, 10:00:24 am »
ok. That's HILARIOUS.

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« Reply #109 on: February 11, 2007, 06:55:49 pm »
Sorry to double post, but it's been a week and a half..

I just started making Rifts characters again, but now it actually makes sense to me..i could have lotsa fun with this.

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« Reply #110 on: February 12, 2007, 11:16:47 am »
Sorry to double post, but it's been a week and a half..

I just started making Rifts characters again, but now it actually makes sense to me..i could have lotsa fun with this.

Rifts is a fun universe. I'm not a huge fan of the game system (as I don't like any, so that's not a slight against it), but the universe they've created for people to interact with is entertaining. Then again, it's like they tossed anything and everything into a pile and gave you permission to dive into it, so I suppose it being fun isn't a shock.

Give us some details on your character, man. It's been a while since I heard anyone gush over their in-game avatar.

In fact, this thread is slowly down, perhaps that should be the new point of it: Post your favorite characters that you've gamed with, the best experiences, etc. Anything goes.

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« Reply #111 on: February 12, 2007, 04:20:55 pm »
I just made a burster (fire-psychic)..he's really weird, in that he's almost supernaturally intelligent, and as strong as an ox. He hates the coalition (he's psionic, of course he does), and he's unprincipled. He's got some basic mechanical skills, and can speak spanish and american. His parents were taken by the coalition while he was young, and for an unknown reason they left him alive. He doesn't know if his parents are alive or not.I haven't really fleshed him out, since I haven't rped with him yet, but I want to make him aggressive-friendly. And i haven't selected his equiptment.

I really wanna make a techno-wizard next...

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Re: Roleplaying games
« Reply #112 on: February 12, 2007, 06:42:08 pm »
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« Reply #113 on: February 12, 2007, 08:33:50 pm »
I just made a burster (fire-psychic)..he's really weird, in that he's almost supernaturally intelligent, and as strong as an ox. He hates the coalition (he's psionic, of course he does), and he's unprincipled. He's got some basic mechanical skills, and can speak spanish and american. His parents were taken by the coalition while he was young, and for an unknown reason they left him alive. He doesn't know if his parents are alive or not.I haven't really fleshed him out, since I haven't rped with him yet, but I want to make him aggressive-friendly. And i haven't selected his equiptment.

I really wanna make a techno-wizard next...

Ah, a Burster. That's a strong class. I remember playing as a Psi-Stalker while one of my friends was playing as a Burster, and the entire game (outside of the other players trying to do their assorted things) involved the two of us playing a game of cat-and-mouse. It was very interesting, though I'd warrant that has more to do with the fact that the guy playing Burster knew what he was doing.

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« Reply #114 on: April 01, 2007, 05:13:57 pm »
Paranoia is a great game for moving very quickly and developing a break-neck pace.  Players are meant to feel uncomfortable and confused so you don't have to feel too bad about it.  Quick sum-up for those who don't know: [DELETED FOR SECURITY REASONS]
Pay no attention to Lemurbouy, his clone template has obviously been corrupted by commie mutant traitors. Paranoia's Alpha Complex is a blissful utopian society where nothing could go wrong. Even in the absurdly unlikely event of a little mishap, we have our diligent troubleshooter squads to help restore things to their maximum efficiency. Now, you'll have to excuse me while I escort Lemurbouy to a [DELETED FOR SANITY REASONS] booth.

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« Reply #115 on: April 18, 2007, 03:07:04 am »
Lem-R-BOY 2 reporting in for duty.  Oh my, it seems my former self made quite the mess.  I shall serve the computer quite diligently in his stead.  Now where did I put my Fission-powered toothbrush...?

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« Reply #116 on: April 18, 2007, 12:44:18 pm »
Lemurbouy!  I remember you!  You were on that RP with Sgore and LadyM!
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« Reply #117 on: April 26, 2007, 05:13:47 pm »
Possibly.  These days, I don't write as much as I should but I read a fair bit.  Any good things going on rpgwise on the board?

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« Reply #118 on: May 19, 2007, 07:18:39 pm »
I play (and often GM) Dungeons and Dragons. I've also done D20 Modern and Star Wars before.  :)

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Re: Roleplaying games
« Reply #119 on: May 27, 2007, 08:36:18 pm »
I remember back in the mid nintees when my dad played with me and my siblings, we were using first ed. Back then, the imposed penalties on stats depending on your gender. I think it took about five seconds for my dad to say "No, I think we can just ignore those rules." Thus, it made my siblings immensly happy and my older sister continued to play D&D for about five years. I'm the only dedicated one, however.