Thread Title Description Tags Added Score October 2008 2811761 How to Make a Good Character Anon posts 10 tips to avoid making a shitty roleplaying character. More advice is added, and wisdom is dispensed. Something most fa/tg/uys should read. advice, how to make a good character, 10 tips 2008-10-15 6 January 2009 3371519 Player Social Skills vs Character Social Skills What's someone to do when his character is much better at social situations than he, the player, is? advice 2009-01-11 0 3474513 OH GOD WHAT WAS THAT Creepy cyborg enemies are discussed, drawing inspiration from Dr Who, System Shock and Portal. WHAT, horror, sci-fi, advice, design 2009-01-21 2 February 2009 3676516 Advice Orc Advice Orc shares his wisdom orc, orcs, advice 2009-02-11 2 March 2009 3941796 Poleaxe-wielding dwarf princess Anon asks what a good system would be. For his 8-year old niece. RPG, Advice, DM 2009-03-11 8 May 2009 4655339 Neckbeard marriage! A fellow eloquen/tg/entleman asks /tg/ on ways for him to propose to his beloved lady. The neckbeards respond in their usual way, alongside some good ideas. dick-in-a-box, love, /tg/, metathread, neckbeard, help, advice 2009-05-25 5 June 2009 4798636 Essentials for playing Dungeons & Dragons "Hello, /tg/
I'm normally not from around here, but I feel like you guys could help me.
I want to play Dungeons and Dragons. I'm trying to get some friends together or find a group.
Point is, I've never played it, I'm am completely new to it, but the whole idea of the game sounds fantastic.
Can you guys tell me what are the essentials for game play?
What do I ABSOLUTELY need? " D&D, RPG, Advice 2009-06-07 2 July 2009 5224704 How to rock out with an army? Exalted player wonders how to defeat elves with a Roman-style army. Another player chips in, and the tale of how they got demonic lolis by rocking out in Malfeas is revealed... Exalted, story, advice 2009-07-22 10 August 2009 5663000 Forced meme about DM cats. What the title says advice dog, DM cat 2009-08-31 2 September 2009 5756362 Opening a FLGS #2 (4 or 5?) Tech Priest Naile showing off other game stores and some more discussion. FLGS, Business, Advice, Nostalgia 2009-09-07 0 5770742 Opening a FLGS #3 Webstore shenanigans. FLGS, Business, Advice, Nostalgia, Webstore 2009-09-08 2 5867345 Opening a FLGS #4 Tech Priest Naile discussing his shop's ideal location. FLGS, Business, Advice, Nostalgia, Lease 2009-09-15 0 October 2009 6164865 Touhou Help Touhous last thread autosaged and this in the continued 3.5, Help, Touhou, Broken, D&D, DnD, Dungeon and Dragons, Advice thread 2009-10-06 -1 November 2009 6516181 Advice for Storytellers A no-troll, no-nonsense, honest set of advice for how to become a better DM/GM/Storyteller/Whatever-the-fuck-they-call-it-this-week. DM, GM, rookie, advice, useful 2009-11-01 2 6741973 Death to Druids A monk comes to /tg/ seeking advice on defending a mining village from genocidal druids and his treacherous ex-party. /tg/ provides it. Monk, villagers, level 1, advice 2009-11-17 12 January 2010 7401927 actual DMing advice no really its actual advice. DM GM advice tips tricks 2010-01-03 8 February 2010 7985592 New DM Advice. Also Nose A new DM asks for some general advice on running a game. What happens next is very strange, but there is some excellent advice generated by the intelligent yet desperate basement-dwellers of /tg/. Takes about 10 to 20 posts before getting good. new, DM, advice, nose 2010-02-08 1 8121132 Infini/tg/ - Human Sphere analysis thread Discussion about the new pdf releases of the Human Sphere book for the skirmish miniature game Infinity. infinity, advice, review 2010-02-16 2 April 2010 9064714 Infinity intro thread Good advice and starting tips for Infinity, a scifi skirmish wargame. infinity, advice, starting 2010-04-09 1 May 2010 9614082 Running a Horror Game A thread about tips to run a horror game, great read for any aspiring DMs. Horror, Advice, DMs, Setting, Help 2010-05-04 2 9929866 How to Make D&D Horror Work Another advice thread for running creepy games. D&D, Dungeons&Dragons, Dungeons and Dragons, Creepy, Horror, Advice 2010-05-20 5 10079802 Evil Campaign Advice /tg/ gives advice on how to run an evil campaign. (No trolling involved!) Evil, Advice, Campaign, Villain, Villainy 2010-05-26 0 June 2010 10578551 So, our DM is X Fa/tg/uy asks for advice about his gay DM. Some serious responses, and then new copypasta is made. DM advice, copypasta, gay 2010-06-18 13 November 2010 12761258 1001 useful campaign ideas Various fa/tg/uys chime in with useful plot hooks, villain ideas, riddles, and other tidbits for making your campaign better dming, advice, ideas, roleplay 2010-11-11 3 12917518 LARPing advice thread In which Anon gets taught how the average LARP works, and tips on being a bard at same. LARP, bard, Blind Guardian bad, advice, tutorial 2010-11-25 3 12938067 Larp costume help Thread about creating costume for larp wanders into discussion of actual armor construction and types. armor, LARP, advice 2010-11-26 2 December 2010 13153489 How to do a Dark Setting Properly Theory and details on how to make a grimdark setting. Concise and excellent DM advice. Grimdark, DM, GM, World Building, RPG, advice, setting, grim and dark 2010-12-14 17 January 2011 13492769 Space Opera BBEG Asks For Advice He's a brain in a robot with psychic powers, three planets to start with, and some Mary Sues and Furfags to kill. And he need's /tg/s help to do it. Space Opera, Space, Opera, Scifi, Help, Advice, Mary Sue, Furfag, Lasers, FTL 2011-01-12 9 February 2011 14037159 How to be a good DM/GM Some easy advice on how to be a good DM/GM. Applies to every system out there. DM, GM, Advice, Good, How-to 2011-02-25 6 April 2011 14711890 Final Fantas RPG DMing advice OP asks for a RPG that has a FF feel. FFRPG is introduced and DMing advice is given. FFRPG, final fantasy, dm, advice, setting 2011-04-25 0 May 2011 14800654 OP wants to open a FLGS FLGS advice requested, arrives in spades. Plenty of useful business advice. Includes tales of awesome local gaming stores and hives of scum villainy. But mostly scum. FLGS, original content, business, store, advice, game, gaming, advice 2011-05-04 8 14977000 Making the Perfect Villain (tm) How do you make a villain your PCs love to hate? Make him their antithesis, and then make him a perfectly normal human being. evil, villain, mundane, space, furry, furries, human, humans, reasonable, trolling, troll, maximum, decency, PCs, psychopaths, BBEG, original content, original, advice 2011-05-19 29 15023363 another LARP thread afer a summer style start the thread turns out into a general larp discussion and at the and focusing into the rules of different larps larp discussion rules advice 2011-05-23 1 June 2011 15301931 Geist the furry hating the BBEG Can you make an awesome BBEG out of shitty character? Yes you can. furry hate, that guy, BBEG, advice, big bad 2011-06-18 22 July 2011 15582277 Modern Fantasy Earth 2 Liches and Dragons take over the thread. Also including: Deals to get rid of adventurers, a golem charity spambot, and centaur shenanigans. Advice, Earth, Elves, Racism, Lich, Centaur, Construct 2011-07-15 6 15693844 Advice doks mad shack A mad dok is givinī da best advice dere is! Ork, advice, dok 2011-07-25 4 15765985 Gaybarian Man has problems. Advice 2011-07-31 -4 September 2011 16440246 Ad Eva General Features Art dumps, advice, and rules to play traps. AdEva, Evangelion, Trap, Advice, Art 2011-09-27 -3 October 2011 16664498 Exalted ST Advice A veteran Exalted ST passes down some advice to would-be STs exalted, DM advice 2011-10-18 15 January 2012 17611512 The Magus Dilemma What /tg/ assumes will be a THAT GUY story, turns into a twist that we didn't see coming, and the OP has no idea what to do next. We try and come up with reasonable approaches. magus, warlock, homonculus, clockwork heart, advice, 2012-01-20 13 17679146 Oh, what tangled webs we weave. A fa/tg/uy offers a technique towards more compelling storytelling by sewing together the goals and beliefs of multiple PCs. Complete with demonstration. GM, DM, PC, advice, story, discussion, roleplaying 2012-01-26 80 February 2012 18029712 Advice Dok! Your friendly neighborhood Mad Dok is here, with top-notch medical advice! warhammer 40k, wh40k, orks, medical advice 2012-02-20 11 18084594 Metahuman Renaissance Quest 12 Dan kills flesh golems, and doesn't afraid of anything Metahuman Renaissance Quest, superheroes, wild talents, javelin, collective game, night at the museum, flesh golem, wolf-girl, advice dan 2012-02-25 20 18090274 Metahuman Renaissance Quest 13 Dan catches up with the most stereotypical necromancer ever, and finally learns a proper 'name' for Red. Metahuman Renaissance Quest, superheroes, wild talents, javelin, collective game, night at the museum, advice dan, red, syrpent 2012-02-25 20 November 2012 21397476 How to run a Quest OP asks for advice for starting a quest, various writers chip in advice 2012-11-03 9 21611939 Fantasic Real World, Part 2 Magic guns techsupport, djinn wishes, and a thri-kreen's life is saved roleplay, fantasy, advice 2012-11-16 0 21814423 Cross Species Dating Advice Anon begins with asking for advice on dating Mermaids, thread snowballs with anons both monstrous and not begging for help Mermaids, Monstergirl, Dating Advice 2012-11-30 8 January 2013 22848975 DM Advice Thread DM Advice Thread with some pro tips from pro players. STORYTIEM, who apparently isn't dead, drops by with some commandments and demandments for awesome gameplay. RPG, Advice, DnD, Pathfinder, STORYTIEM 2013-01-28 17 March 2013 23657708 Alternate History India 1915 Anon tells us of his amazing game where he and his fellows are mages helping Glorious India throw off the yoke of the British Empire in the middle of the Great War, and we discuss how best for India to liberate itself Alternate History, Mage, White Wolf, India, 1915, AH, storytime, gaming, roleplay, advice 2013-03-13 18 April 2013 24215245 Beginner Guide to Dungeon Mastering Advice on how to DM. Templates, instructions, and intermediate advice also. dnd, dnd 3.5, dm, dungeon master, dungeon mastering, advice, help, newbie, beginner, dowjin 2013-04-13 12 24314837 Mecha campaign discussion OP seeks homebrewing advice on making two factions' giant robots and warfare-styles distinctive. Thoughtful discussion of Gundam (UC timeline) mobile-suit design philosophies results. Giant Robots, Gundam, mecha, advice 2013-04-18 5 May 2013 24604445 A Difficult Dilemma A tale of 2 anons whose characters struggle to reconnect & escape a slave-owning mining settlement w/ an ugly secret. character, roleplay, storytime, 4e, advice, oh god why, DnD 2013-05-04 6 24678380 Quaker Q&A A Quaker stops by /tg/ to ask a question, and answers many more. A (mostly) civil discussion takes place. RPG, religion, roleplay, morality, /tg/, advice, Discussion, Real Life, All Flesh Must Be Eaten, Call of Cthulu, D&D, Vampire the Masquerade, Dogs in the Vineyard 2013-05-07 11 24993469 Kenyan teacher asks about D&D anon claiming to be kenyan school councilor asks about D&D/Pathfinder, TG offers reasonable advice Kenyan, D&D, Pathfinder, Satan, advice 2013-05-23 37 25148048 Dick DM Moves /tg/ vents about bullshit they've had to endure from their DMs /tg/, dm, DMing, DMs, DM advice, DM, gm, GMing, Gming, GM, That DM, That GM 2013-05-31 14 June 2013 25571222 That GM advice/storytime OP asks for advice with a railroading DM, and gives context for his woes. That GM, advice, storytime, Pathfinder 2013-06-23 5 November 2013 28086458 CoC Advice Thread Good advice for new Call of Cthulu DM's and players CoC, Call of Cthulu, advice 2013-11-03 5 28309051 Marche/Kamina-like Villian OP brings us the idea of a man of justice dedicated to toppling the very gods to free the world from their influence. He is to be the main antagonist to the Player Characters, who are paladins and clerics fighting for what they believe is right. Much discussion is had, and storytime is promised. advice, paladin, awesome, BBEG, villain 2013-11-15 5 April 2014 31371070 Random Dimensional Quest Part 12 - Destabilization In which Nick discusses war and magic, and concerns for the health of Slow Ass arise. Collective Game, Random Dimensional Quest, Nick Trimmers, barber, Slow Ass, Quest, Arsenal, Palladium, Megaversal, elementals, health advice 2014-04-10 1 July 2014 33390339 On Players and Social Anxiety OP asks how to lessen his player's burden. /tg/ gives decent advice for once. rpg, social anxiety, advice 2014-07-16 2 November 2014 36007446 New DM Advice /tg/ chimes in with a bunch of great DMing advice. DM, GM, advice 2014-11-07 0 August 2015 41993874 How to do Stealth in RPGS OP asks what systems if any do stealth well. What follows is tips for how to do stealth well in any system. GM advice, stealth, sneaky breeki, advice 2015-08-21 7 November 2016 50350758 Touhoufag asks for help with NPC behavior Detailed discussion on generating NPC behavior which feels realistic and satisfying, especially with regards to irrationality end emotion advice, GMing, DMing, NPCs, roleplay, roleplaying 2016-11-24 7 November 2017 56305928 /tg/'s fantasy classroom /tg/ is asked to teach some young witches. Some of us are better teachers than others. advice, teachers, witch kids, witchlings, classroom, adventurers, magic, rogues, mages, party dynamics, combat, politics, sex ed, zoology 2017-11-12 10 April 2018 59254172 What creeps you out? Anons share things that unnerve them. Jesus fucking Christ. horror, terror, fear, GM advice, GM, 2018-04-21 3