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Re: All things Gary Gygax
« Reply #30 on: June 08, 2017, 08:00:36 PM »
I'm so excited.

I've had another group almost spontaneously form around me, so I might be running Out of the Abyss again. That is such a fun adventure.

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Re: All things Gary Gygax
« Reply #31 on: June 08, 2017, 08:55:37 PM »
Ooohhhh.. Can I play?
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Re: All things Gary Gygax
« Reply #32 on: June 09, 2017, 01:53:15 AM »
Ooohhhh.. Can I play?

I'd love you to. But this is going to be f2f only. When I moved into my house, my neighbour mentioned that he was looking for a game, so I kept a couple of slots open for him. Then the last time I tried to get a group together a friend of mine introduced a guy who is new in town and doesn't know anybody, so I kept one open for him. Then last night I posted on Facebook that this group seems to spontaneously be forming around me and I got two more people interested - one quite young lady (I think she's about 17) I know from the LARP group and one older woman I've gamed with before. So that's 5, which is the most I would want to use for this particular adventure. This last is the only one whose roleplaying style I already know - she was the ship's captain in a science-fiction game I ran years ago, and she's a great player.

So yeah... that's the group. The new-in-town guy is going to be overseas for a while though, so we might be starting without him.

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Re: All things Gary Gygax
« Reply #33 on: June 09, 2017, 10:34:23 AM »
That Dead Games Society podcast was exactly what I was looking for!
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Re: All things Gary Gygax
« Reply #34 on: July 12, 2017, 06:34:13 PM »
Is the Gygax book "Empire of the Imagination" out of print already?  I ordered a copy from Amazon when I first read this, and I just now got their second email notice that they're still trying to get it for me, but I can cancel the order if I want to.  I'm about to cancel the order.

Anyone know the status?

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Re: All things Gary Gygax
« Reply #35 on: July 12, 2017, 11:58:37 PM »
I briefly got to meet Gary in 2000 at Gencon when he was sort of officially welcomed back into the fold at the release of 3rd Edition.  Just thanked him for everything, and he was nice.
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Re: All things Gary Gygax
« Reply #36 on: July 13, 2017, 08:55:56 AM »
Is the Gygax book "Empire of the Imagination" out of print already?  I ordered a copy from Amazon when I first read this, and I just now got their second email notice that they're still trying to get it for me, but I can cancel the order if I want to.  I'm about to cancel the order.

Anyone know the status?

My thinking is the book has gone viral. The author has been on a lot of podcasts, did a google talk, etc. So I wouldn't doubt the print edition has probably sold out quickly based on a lot of word of mouth. Lots of us D&D people are in our prime nostalgia years and this book hit at the right time.
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Re: All things Gary Gygax
« Reply #37 on: July 13, 2017, 07:23:46 PM »
Would any of you be interested in an online D&D game? I'm thinking about hosting it on Roll20.

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« Reply #38 on: July 13, 2017, 07:35:20 PM »
Would any of you be interested in an online D&D game? I'm thinking about hosting it on Roll20.
Yes, absolutely. PANTS! was talking about hosting a game upthread also.

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Re: All things Gary Gygax
« Reply #39 on: July 13, 2017, 10:53:08 PM »
Should I start a new thread to solicit players for my specific campaign?

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Re: All things Gary Gygax
« Reply #40 on: July 14, 2017, 09:20:21 AM »
Should I start a new thread to solicit players for my specific campaign?

Only if you want to. I think it falls under "all things Gary Gygax".

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