I am new to RPGs meaning I have never played one. I want to play this one however I have no group to play with. What's the best way to get started? Where can one look or go to find an RPG group?
New to RPGs
Posted 04 April 2013 - 09:58 AM
I was in a similar situation at one point, so I know how you feel. There are several ways to go about finding a group.
1.) Through your local game store.
A lot of local game stores will have a means of helping gamers find groups, whether that be a cork-board with fliers or word-of-mouth.
2.) Convert your friends.
If you've got a handful of open-minded friends who are willing to give it a try, then see if you can generate interest that way.
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Posted 04 April 2013 - 01:23 PM
And if you don't find local players, you can look to play online. That's the way I am headed now as I can't find players in the boonies I live in.
Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:11 PM
Squee! This reminds me of me in 1981.
As others have said, but to reiterate:
- Friends: rope your pals into it, which may involve offering food/booze (depending on your age).
- Meetup.com: you might be surprised how many people in your area are jonesing to play.
- Online: you won't get the full 'round the table' experience, but at least you'll be playing.
Best of luck!