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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 40,000+ 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, 5e), 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; and DM Mentoring - a forum full of collaborative DM tools.

We also publish Explosive Runes, a terrific free 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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Mental Health Research Charity Goal Exceeded! December CS recipients get +1 month!
Dec 31, 2016 - 12:57 PM - by Birched


The RPG Crossing community has now raised $715—we've met our goal to exceed last year's total! That means that all CS members who received a full year membership (purchased or gifted) in December will get +1 months added at the end of the campaign!

The extension of the drive to Jan 5 still stands—and if we hit $1000 raised for charity, I'll give all those folks another extra month!

AND we still have matching funding for over $100 in donations left, so your donations will count double towards charity!


There are three ways to participate:
  1. buy a membership, shirt, and/or card pack through our Indiegogo campaign [comes with a pretty awesome PDF bundle]
  2. buy a CS membership at rpgcrossing.com
  3. donate directly to the BBR Foundation to promote
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Time is running out to help us meet our mental health charity goal!
Dec 30, 2016 - 5:50 PM - by Birched


I've extended the charity and membership drive to Jan 5, but we are running out of time! Help us meet our charity goal!

Reminder: if we hit $706 (and beat last year's total) all CS memberships purchased during the drive will get an extra month!

UPDATE: We are at $545, and have just received an anonymous offer to MATCH the next $200 in donations made through any means to our campaign. So for the next little while, your contributions will count double towards the charity drive!

There are three ways to participate:
  1. buy a membership, shirt, and/or card pack through our Indiegogo campaign [comes with a pretty awesome PDF bundle]
  2. buy a CS membership at rpgcrossing.com
  3. donate directly to the BBR Foundation to promote research to improve the lives of those affected
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Post of the Month Winner Announced!
Dec 25, 2016 - 12:53 AM - by Nimlos
Post of the Month Winner Announced!

Wow. We're almost at the end of the year and the RPGX community really outdid itself with November nominations. This was a tough job - so many fantastic posts.

Now, with no further delay: the Post of the Month winner for November 2016 is ... zany!

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

Zany's post seems pretty simple. But it's the simplicity that really resonated with our judges. An unusual character with an unusual point of view, and it truly stands out in every word of this post. Without being overt or showy, this post gives us a wonderful insight into Jack's personality, his past, his preconceptions, and sets the table for something interesting and transformative to come. Very nice work.

The other nominations for November 2016 can be read here. Each is an exceptional entry and well worth the read.

The PotM contest for December 2016 is going on now. Be sure to nominate your favorite posts from the month of December. And remember - it's your last chance to get in the running for the 2016 Post of the Year, to be awarded in January.
Season's Greetings from RPG Crossing!
Dec 24, 2016 - 5:33 PM - by Birched
Best wishes to all in our community in this holiday season!

Partial Cheat Sheet for 2016:
Dec 06 - Saint Nicholas' Day
Dec 21 - Yule / Solstice
Dec 23 - Festivus
Dec 24 - Hanukkah (to Jan 1)
Dec 25 - Christmas, also 1st day of twelve days of Christmas
Dec 26 - Kwanzaa (to Jan 1)
Anytime from Late November to Early January - Holiday (Pastafarianism)

So much celebration! May yours be merry, bright, and full of treasure and adventure!
Back us on Indiegogo and get a bundle of RPG products worth $23.45 for FREE!
Dec 23, 2016 - 4:15 PM - by Birched
Every backer of our 'Ork Glyph Shirts for Happiness and Community' Indiegogo campaign will now be getting a bundle of RPG products worth $23.45 for FREE!

The full list is now:
  • Infinite Dungeon: The Halls of the Eternal Moment Level One - The Overgrown by Jeff Lee, Michael McCarthy and Rich Redman with Louis Porter Jr.
  • Advancing with Class: The Magus by Knotty-Works
  • The Planar Paragon by Knotty-Works
  • Hero Kids RPG by Justin Halliday
  • Urban Faerie Pocket Edition by Postmortem Studios

Other campaign news:
  • Gath funded the setup cost to include the "The Spirit of Snowman Vengeance" art that was featured on the postcard, so now you can get a shirt with that fantastic art.
  • You can get a pack of postcards that look fantastic.
  • The artist is doing commissions as one of the options, and you can see from the art he's produced that they'll be playful and look great.
  • Every backer supports both our community and an important cause.

If you like what's going on here and you want a great deal that's also a good work, back our campaign!

UPDATEI've added an option to the campaign to buy just a CS
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Support mental health. Support our community.
Dec 21, 2016 - 11:46 AM - by Birched
Make a difference for mental health, and for RPG Crossing.



We have 10 days left in our "Ork Shirts for Happiness and Community" Indiegogo campaign, and we need your support. Every pledge is for an item that includes original RPG-related art. Every pledge supports research to improve the lives of individuals with mental health issues and their supporters. Every pledge supports the RPG Crossing online play-by-post community.

Please help make a difference by:
- sharing our campaign on social media
- buying shirts or postcard packs!

You can also contribute by:
- buying a CS membership
- making a direct donation to the BBR Foundation

Questions? Ask them
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