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faq [2012/01/31 08:15]
Brent P. Newhall [Where can I find good, public-domain or Creative Commons fantasy art?] Added link to Fantasy Art Landscapes
faq [2017/04/11 07:29] (current)
Brent P. Newhall [Where Can I Find Games to Play Online?] Removed link to RPG Haven (no new posts since 2012) and invisiblecastle.com (dead)
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   * [[http://​www.meetup.com|Meetup.com]]   * [[http://​www.meetup.com|Meetup.com]]
   * [[http://​www.obsidianportal.com|Obsidian Portal]]   * [[http://​www.obsidianportal.com|Obsidian Portal]]
 +  * Ask on [[https://​reddit.com/​r/​lfg|Reddit'​s Looking For Games subreddit]]
  
 For **play-by-post**,​ the following is adapted and expanded from [[http://​rpg.stackexchange.com/​questions/​2877/​how-can-i-find-pbp-games|a post by Peter Seckler]] on http://​rpg.stackexchange.com:​ For **play-by-post**,​ the following is adapted and expanded from [[http://​rpg.stackexchange.com/​questions/​2877/​how-can-i-find-pbp-games|a post by Peter Seckler]] on http://​rpg.stackexchange.com:​
  
-  * Wizards.com has a massive collection of play-by-post groups (not a forum anymore) available here. 
   * Enworld has Play By Post available at http://​www.enworld.org/​forum/​playing-game/​   * Enworld has Play By Post available at http://​www.enworld.org/​forum/​playing-game/​
   * The RPG Site has Play by Post available at http://​www.therpgsite.com/​forumdisplay.php?​f=26   * The RPG Site has Play by Post available at http://​www.therpgsite.com/​forumdisplay.php?​f=26
-  * The RPG Haven has Play by Post available at http://​therpghaven.com/​viewforum.php?​f=12 
   * Something Awful forums has the most lively Play By post forum I've ever seen at http://​forums.somethingawful.com/​forumdisplay.php?​forumid=103   * Something Awful forums has the most lively Play By post forum I've ever seen at http://​forums.somethingawful.com/​forumdisplay.php?​forumid=103
  
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     * http://​iplay4e.com for hosting character sheets     * http://​iplay4e.com for hosting character sheets
-    * http://​catchyourhare.com/​diceroller/ ​and http://​invisiblecastle.com ​for online dice rolling+    * http://​catchyourhare.com/​diceroller/​ for online dice rolling
     * http://​wikidot.com for campaign documents and sharing     * http://​wikidot.com for campaign documents and sharing
-    * Google Wave (being decomissioned now, but still quite popular) 
     * http://​Zoho.com     * http://​Zoho.com
     * http://​epicwords.com     * http://​epicwords.com
  
-====== Are there any pre-made D&​D ​4E adventures designed for one player and one DM?  Something to help teach rules (for both DM and player)? ====== +====== Are there any pre-made D&D adventures designed for one player and one DM? Something to help teach rules (for both DM and player)? ======
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-If you have a DDI subscription,​ see http://​www.wizards.com/​DnD/​Article.aspx?​x=dnd/​duad/​20091201+
  
 In general, talk over the sort of character that the player wants to play, and the genre of story (investigative,​ action, adventure, //etc//.). Start the character in a constrained environment;​ a village rather than a city. Start with skill checks; you can spend most of a session just exploring the environment. Then start a fight with one simple creature, like a dire rat or a fire beetle. Work up from there. In general, talk over the sort of character that the player wants to play, and the genre of story (investigative,​ action, adventure, //etc//.). Start the character in a constrained environment;​ a village rather than a city. Start with skill checks; you can spend most of a session just exploring the environment. Then start a fight with one simple creature, like a dire rat or a fire beetle. Work up from there.
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 +The [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=Zh7R7RdJCpk&​list=PL_arKxz2VGZ_hrwyfP-mC_ZhF_gy4Papx|Iron Lords of Zekesh]] is a short one-on-one D&D 5E campaign posted on YouTube, where you can see how this is handled in play.
  
 ====== Where can I get free Dungeons and Dragons adventures? ====== ​ ====== Where can I get free Dungeons and Dragons adventures? ====== ​
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 +https://​dmsguild.com
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 http://​www.livingforgottenrealms.com/​adventures.html http://​www.livingforgottenrealms.com/​adventures.html
  
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 ====== Where can I find free RPG systems? ====== ====== Where can I find free RPG systems? ======
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 http://​livingfree.wikidot.com/​list-of-libre-games http://​livingfree.wikidot.com/​list-of-libre-games
  
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 http://​www.fantasy-art-workshop.com/​fantasy-art-landscapes.html http://​www.fantasy-art-workshop.com/​fantasy-art-landscapes.html
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 +http://​imagespublicdomain.wordpress.com/​2010/​11/​13/​dragons/​
  
 Some beautiful old comic book illustrations:​ http://​goldenagecomicbookstories.blogspot.com/​2012/​01/​frank-godwin-1888-1959-blue-fairy-book.html Some beautiful old comic book illustrations:​ http://​goldenagecomicbookstories.blogspot.com/​2012/​01/​frank-godwin-1888-1959-blue-fairy-book.html
  
 You can also [[http://​flickr.com/​search/​advanced|search Flickr]], turning on the Creative Commons options at the bottom. You can also [[http://​flickr.com/​search/​advanced|search Flickr]], turning on the Creative Commons options at the bottom.

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