I've been playing and Game Mastering various tabletop RPGs for a long time -- from old school Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder, to Wraith the Oblivion, Exalted, and Talislanta. I've run GURPS, Champions, Silver Age Sentinels, Unknown Armies, Conspiracy X, Call of Cthulhu, Earthdawn, Heavy Gear... it's a lot of games.
Dungeons and Dragons, as a tabletop RPG, has certain rules to allow you to design the character you want.
So you want to play Dungeons and Dragons -- or any tabletop RPG, really -- but you, like me, are broke and can't afford all those books, and a ton of dice, and minis, and maps, and even more dice.
If you're interested in getting started playing Dungeons and Dragons (or indeed, any pen and paper roleplaying game) it can seem somewhat daunting, especially if you've never done it before.
I have been dying to do a tabletop RPG adaptation of Overwatch using the Mutants and Masterminds system for years now.
This week our tabletop gaming crew took a break from D&D to try something completely new....
Playing Dungeons and Dragons, if you're not running the game and thus playing the role of Dungeon Master, you're likely playing a character.
It's fifty years in the future.
Sooner or later, someone always suggests this one.
Here are the games I think you should play while you're stuck inside waiting for COVID-19 lockdown to end -- y'all remember the drill, I assume, from when Anna wrote up a heap of games to play while stuck in.