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Where Can I Find Games to Play Online?

For face-to-face games:

For play-by-post, the following is adapted and expanded from a post by Peter Seckler on

Even smaller boards often have play-by-post.

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)?

If you have a DDI subscription, see

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.

Where can I get free Dungeons and Dragons adventures?

Where can I find free RPG systems?

Where can I find good, public-domain or Creative Commons fantasy art?

About 17 black-and-white monster illustrations:

60 Terrible Character Portraits for Creative Commons Release (actually not so terrible):

Various old, black-and-white sci-fi and Greek-style fantasy drawings in the public domain:

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