So I'm trying out play-by-post for the first time at https://rpol.net. I was trying out two games: one by our very own @DavidVC, and another by someone else.

    DavidVC's game is a 20s-era Gangbusters B/X game (made by our very own @Mark) and, despite my newness to the genre *and* my lack of knowledge of the actual game, the process of getting a character made has been largely smooth and comprehensible.

    The other game...

    Well, note that I said I *WAS* trying two games out. Past tense. Despite this game being unusual even for play-by-post, and despite the rules that state people must post at least once daily, the owner of the game was largely absentee. Questions asked about process were given vague answers and finally, once I figured out where I thought I should begin (I'm still not clear on whether or not I was right!), I got no feedback at all for five days.

    But boy was the game owner quick to respond with booting me from the game when I asked to be removed from it! :D

    Somehow I don't think that game will be doing very well. In the meantime, I think DavidVC's game is already doing quite well if the posts are anything to go by.
    RolePlay onLine!  Welcome to RPoL
    RolePlay onLine! Welcome to RPoL
    RolePlay onLine is a custom made, free web based message board community that anyone can create a game on. It supports internal private messages, groups and multiple aliases, character sheets and descriptions, plus a game map, intro and url. Your email address is kept private and is only used for verification.
    Nov 22 '19
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    hairylarry likes this
    Nov 22 '19
    I've never done play by post. In the early 90s we had a bbs with a DnD game area but it wasn't playing DnD. Just collaborative fantasy fiction in a DnD setting. Which was pretty cool but not play by post.
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