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Re: Introduction
« Reply #150 on: June 08, 2010, 05:05:19 PM »
I'm in the process of reading that thread.  Yaaaay, time theft!  I'd hate to toss my hat in without getting a lay of the ... pit, really.  But most definitely I plan on diving into the pit with nary a second thought.
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« Reply #151 on: July 07, 2010, 01:43:11 PM »
Hi, guys. I'm 36 and started gaming in 5th grade with the old TSR Marvel Super Heroes game. I live near New Orleans and am unemployable back in college trying to finish my degree. 

To paraphrase Clint Eastwood in "Unforgiven", I've played Toon and Torg. I've played or run just about everything that rolled dice or consulted a table at one time or another. And I'm here to kill you Little Bill, for...well, it sort of breaks down as a paraphrase after that. Anyways, the point is that I've played a lot of roleplaying games, good, bad, and indifferent. I made a point of not playing D&D, Call or Cthluhu or Vampire for a while because it made me feel special, but I got eventually got over it.

While I still get together with (old) college friends for a D&D 4E campaign about once every month or two and hang out on RPG.net, listening to RPPR has gone a long way toward helping me get my fix of vulgarity, smarm, and hammy make believe.

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« Reply #152 on: July 07, 2010, 02:58:10 PM »
I made a point of not playing D&D, Call or Cthluhu or Vampire for a while because it made me feel special, but I got eventually got over it.

So you were like people who refuse to listen to bands that have record labels?  Is that what you were saying (in equivalent music industry terms that is)?

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« Reply #153 on: July 07, 2010, 04:25:53 PM »
So you were like people who refuse to listen to bands that have record labels?  Is that what you were saying (in equivalent music industry terms that is)?

Sadly, yes. I was a RPG hipster.

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #154 on: July 07, 2010, 05:13:34 PM »
So you were like people who refuse to listen to bands that have record labels?  Is that what you were saying (in equivalent music industry terms that is)?

Sadly, yes. I was a RPG hipster.
Just wanted to clarify, because I thought that idea would be really funny and almost paradoxical...

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #155 on: July 07, 2010, 05:24:21 PM »
I know of these hipsters

ugh

I mean, I once refused to play in a sailor moon campaign because sailor moon

but now I would be fuck it

GO GO SAILOR CTHULHU

or some shit

I've never even see the show so I don't know much about it

Anyway

there are indie elitists for everything - in RPGs they tend to be from the forge, a notorious indie rpg community - good things came out of them like Dogs in the Vineyard but they fukken hate so-called 'mainstream' RPGs.

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« Reply #156 on: July 07, 2010, 05:39:04 PM »
I remember the Forge coming up on one of the interviews. I think you and Toadie where talking about it. I had no idea what you where referring to.

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« Reply #157 on: July 07, 2010, 10:11:56 PM »
With me, it was a result of a conflicted self-image, an artsy fartsy disdain for "rollplaying" (hur!), and a suspicion of anything that was Popular. Popular, after all, must equate to Crap, right?

I've since come to some terms with my deep, fundamental nerdality, realized that those games can produce GREAT storytelling, and the also appreciated the fact that popular/mainstream things aren't necessarily complete shit 100% of the time.

Also, 4th Edition D&D is just a hell of a lot of fun.

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #158 on: July 08, 2010, 12:48:10 AM »

Also, 4th Edition D&D is just a hell of a lot of fun.


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Re: Introduction
« Reply #159 on: July 21, 2010, 05:42:42 PM »
Sam, 18, from a land in the midwest known as "Iowa".
Yeah.
Iowa.
Anyways, don't roleplay much due to the fact that none of my friends are into the hobby, but I'm working on starting a nWoD group with my girlfriend and a few others.
Been listening to RPPR for a long time, have much bro-love for Cody. But who doesn't?
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« Reply #160 on: July 22, 2010, 12:46:24 AM »
I actually never introduced myself on this so....

I am Atlas.

I am Canadian.

I apparently sound like a robot.

That is all.

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« Reply #161 on: July 22, 2010, 01:00:51 AM »
A Canadian Robot you say... mmm... Is it true your mouths realy move all funny and in French Canada is the only true Canada?

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« Reply #162 on: July 22, 2010, 01:28:38 AM »
I actually never introduced myself on this so....

I am Atlas.

I am Canadian.

I apparently sound like a robot.

That is all.

you sound almost exactly like someone I know - he ran a mage game that took forever to get anything done in.

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #163 on: July 22, 2010, 01:45:13 AM »
I actually never introduced myself on this so....

I am Atlas.

I am Canadian.

I apparently sound like a robot.

That is all.

People have accused me of being a robot (though I don't know if I sound like one, you would have to tell me since I've played with you on LFD2)...

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #164 on: July 27, 2010, 05:49:26 PM »
I am the Spring Augur.
I play 3.5 and Call of Cthulhu
I played 4e for 2 sessions at the release, thought there was a lot of fun,, and that there was a huge improvement in combat.
Haven't had the chance to play it since.
I am Canadian.