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If you'd like to craft stories and play role playing games
with thousands of people from around the world,
you've come to the right place!

RPG Crossing is a 30,000+ member online community that focuses on play by post role playing games (PBP RPG) and features such systems as Dungeons and Dragons (2e, 3e, 3.5e, 4e), Pathfinder, GURPS, d20 Modern, Serenity, Star Wars, Storytelling (World of Darkness) and many more. We are an active community with many new games looking for players every day, and with plentiful guides and tutorials for the new player and the veteran alike, including: New Player Solo Games to introduce new players to PBP and/or RPing; The School of Non-Oratory Theatre - find your style and turn it toward extraordinary; and DM Mentoring - a forum full of collaborative DM tools.

We also publish Explosive Runes, a terrific free quarterly role playing magazine with stunning artwork and great articles.

Free membership also gives access to our character sheets. We currently host over 82000 sheets for 10 different role playing systems!
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The 2014 Easter Egg Hunt is ON!
Apr 20, 2014 - 7:48 AM - by Birched
Welcome to the 2014 Easter Egg Hunt!

Here's how it works: a dozen images of painted eggs (in addition to the one in the header of this post) have been hidden throughout the forums in locations that any member can access. Participants should post their findings in secret text in the Easter Egg Hunt 2014 thread that has been created in the Announcement Discussion forum. The winner will be the person to correctly post the locations of all the hidden eggs, as well as the identity (username) of the Easter Bunny. If there are multiple people who do this, we will have the judges determine the winner. If no one can find all the eggs and/or figure out who the Easter Bunny is, the winner will be determined by egg counts and the decision will go to the judges. The deadline for entries is noon EDT (4 pm GMT) on Monday, April 21.

There will be a Secret Special Prize offered to the winner. Disclosure has not been authorized for the moment, but rest assured… You will take it and you will like it!

On Your Marks... Get Set.... GO!!!

Please note: please peruse the site gently while hunting.
Post of the Month Winner Announced!
Mar 30, 2014 - 12:12 PM - by Nimlos
Post of the Month Winner Announced!

February might be the shortest month of the year, but that didn't matter this time as our community turned in a record-breaking number of nominations for the Post of the Month contest.

The judging was difficult and the voting was close in a field this large. Please keep making our job this delightfully difficult every month!

Now, with no further delay: the Post of the Month winner for February 2014 is ... kenneth!

You can read the winning entry here. Please congratulate kenneth for this exemplary work.

The chess match (or other game of skill) is a mainstay of fantasy literature, but in this post kenneth takes things in a direction rarely seen. Kenneth's character Pyewacket isn't even part of the contest, but - knowing his companion is in over his head - takes a unique tack in finding a way to give his friend an advantage. It's cleverly and evocatively written and is an excellent example of a player thinking of an unusual - but wholly reasonable - way to involve a character in the action.

The other nominations for February 2014 can be read here. Each is an exceptional entry and well worth the read.

The PotM contest for March is going on even as you read this.... [Read More]
NPSG - 500 Graduates!
Mar 21, 2014 - 12:08 AM - by zevonian
The New Player Solo Games program, NPSG for short, has just marked a full 500 graduates!

Yes, five hundred players have managed to successfully get their brave characters through The Tower Of The Mage Newby, and we're looking for more.

If you're new here, and want to learn the ropes, feel free to check out the NPSG, available in 3.5e, 4e, and Pathfinder formats.
Go Green - Give Green all done!
Mar 18, 2014 - 5:39 PM - by Admin Chuck
Our Go Green - Give Green promotion has wrapped up. Thank you to all who contributed and made it a successful fundraiser!

I look forward to seeing all the gift receivers wandering around in their new green suits!


Admin Chuck
Pure Role Play, a member-run contest, opens tomorrow!
Mar 06, 2014 - 2:51 PM - by Birched
The Pure Role Play Contest starts tomorrow! Have a great time, display your writing and role play talent for all to see, and compete to win a 1 year CS membership.

For more information, please visit the Pure Role Play Contest forum.

Thanks, and thanks also to the great members who take the time to organise events like this for the community.


P.S. If you are considering becoming a Community Supporter member, please check out our Go Green - Give Green promotion that ends March 17th.
Go Green - Give Green!
Mar 03, 2014 - 10:03 AM - by Admin Chuck

🍀 Go Green - Give Green! 🍀

That's right folks, it's that time of year again! With Saint Patrick's Day just around the corner on Friday, March 17th we are running our (almost) annual Go Green - Give Green Community Supporter drive, and here's how it works.

All you have to do is purchase or renew* your full year CS subscription, and then send a PM to me, Admin Chuck, telling me which deserving [tt=Non-CS]Please only gift to folks who are not already green.[/tt] member you wish to give 3 free months of Community Supporter subscription to. Also please let me know if you want your gift to be a secret or not.

That's it! It's just that simple! We will take care of the rest and make sure that the lucky recipient gets to try on their shiny new green username, and all the perks** that come along with it!

Also please note that the gift months will all be added at the same time - on St. Patrick's Day. So if you buy early you'll have to wait some time before the giftee becomes ... [Read More]
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