First Zoogey I love the name. If you were old enough--and I don't know your age--I'd say you were from the 1960-1970ish hippie era in the US.
Born the year Professor Tolkien died, some months before the first release of Dungeons & Dragons...
"I was born under a roleplaying star,
Dices are made for rolling, cardboard boxes are made to pack
I've never seen a fumble that didn't looked better rolled back
I was born under a roleplaying star..."
Your remarks about playing videogames when there's no one else to play with certainly hit home for me
I'm living in a small town. There once was a gaming club, but it always relies heavily on teenagers, and now, they tend to be more inclined to play videogames than reading huge rulebooks in foreign languages, or painting a few hundred wargaming miniatures . That's why we are playing miniatures games most of the time, rarely being more than 2 or 3 players at the same time. We're playing about twice a month - more often during holidays, when old timers come back around.
As I told Julia on this thread if you liked Baldur's Gate then definitely try the Mass Effect series of video games
I'll follow your advice for sure and take a look at this - as soon as I will have finished up paintaing a bunch of zombies and survivors, what's left to be painted in my Roman army, build a few Middle Earth themed scenery, and finished up some cowboys and old west themed scenery for the next gaming convention...
Well, hopefully before the end of 2014 ...
Diablo and Diablo II were very atmospheric. Diablo III... well, it just doesn't have the dark fantasy feeling of the others.