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If you'd like to craft stories and play role playing games
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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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Hall of Fame Nominations 2017
Jul 25, 2017 - 3:37 PM - by Nimlos
Every year, we ask our community to nominate the finest, most exceptional games on this site for inclusion in the prestigious Hall of Fame. It's that time again - time for the Hall of Fame 2017!

So, as of today, July 25, 2017, we're reopening nominations for the Hall of Fame.

Here's your chance. Look over your games, see which one of them amazes you or shows the great writing on RPG Crossing, and come over to this thread to nominate it for inclusion in the Hall of Fame!

Please read the rules carefully before nominating, then show us where to find the best games on the site!
RPGX Post of the Month Winner for June!
Jul 19, 2017 - 12:50 AM - by dirkoth
June, when the sun heats up in the northern hemisphere, and apparently, the competition for Post of the Month does too! Wow, did we have some great posts, and the judges had a hard time with the decision. It was hard, and a well fought contest between three of the posts gathering the attention of the judges, but finally, one emerged:


The Post of the Month winner for June 2017 is ... Tilal!

You can read the winning entry HERE:

Enjoy with us the sprinkling of descriptive phrases, and the nice turn of word as Kapru experiences the rain falling outside a castle, and the approach of a coach and team. Enjoy how Tilal weaves in the others in his party into his own post, and engages their characters with his.

Please congratulate Tilal, and be sure to enjoy the other nominations for June 2017. You can find them here.

Each is an exceptional entry and well worth the read.

The PotM contest for July 2017 is going on now. Be sure to nominate your favorite posts from the month of July, and let's reward those among us with praise for their prose!
Explosive Runes Magazine #22 is now available (free PDF)!
Jul 10, 2017 - 1:12 PM - by Birched
Issue 22We are happy to announce the publication of the 22nd issue of Explosive Runes Magazine!

Explosive Runes is the magazine published by RPG Crossing and a good read for anyone who enjoys online gaming here on RPGCrossing.com. It is an invaluable tool that can help you enhance your games, increase enjoyment, and improve role playing skills. The current issue contains short stories from our Library Competitions; news, contest
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Outplay needs more applications!
Jun 19, 2017 - 11:18 AM - by Aethera
Your attention please! At this moment, I'm counting the applications Outplay has so far and it's not looking good. So far we have NO brackets with enough applications to run! The rules as posted are looking for eight somewhat fleshed out works-in-progress (or better) per bracket by tomorrow, to confirm that we'd have enough players to run. And no, a sentence placeholder or a couple dice rolls with no attached text do not count! (I have labeled the opening post of each thread with the tally.)

D&D 5e currently has four applications with enough to consider them counting towards the eight we need. That means we need four more! If you're considering applying, please get at least the rough outline posted immediately so we can count them!

Mutants and Masterminds only has one application. Not looking good for the outside system this year.

Pathfinder only has two applications with enough meat on them to count towards the eight. Again, that means we need six more.
Community Supporter 5e Adventure is now available!
Jun 16, 2017 - 8:50 AM - by Admin RonarsCorruption
Tales of lost artifacts have launched a thousand voyages, and there are few who do not dream of some day making a grand discovery that would grant them unimaginable wealth and power. And what greater power is there to claim than that of the gods themselves?

In the Genesis Gauntlet campaign, the players take the role of a hastily formed band of fledgling treasure-hunters, banded together over a common goal: to find the Gauntlet of Genesis, a tool created by the gods themselves to shape the course of the multiverse.

While it never hurts for party members to have met any or all of each other before the events of the first adventure, this campaign doesnít require it. Every member of the party awakens the same way: the fuzzy memory of a huge celebration, too much drinking, and meeting up with a group of others that share your goal of unearthing the truth behind one of the landís most famous fairy tales.


Sound familiar? It's the introduction to an epic campaign we've been running for community supporters for a few years now. First in 3rd edition, then in pathfinder... but there's a new twist: now, the Community Supporter Exclusive Genesis Gauntlet Adventure (or CSEA for short), is now available to 5e players!

Come on down and apply today!
Outplay 2017 Commences!
Jun 12, 2017 - 12:00 AM - by Aethera

The game is once more afoot!


Pit your skills against other players in your choice of three different systems! This year's Outplay has brackets for:

Dungeons & Dragons 5e,
Mutants & Masterminds,
and Pathfinder!

Can you apply, explore, and fight your way through our adventure this year?

Can you dazzle our dizzying array of judges?

Do you want to mix in with a bunch of other great players trying to outdo one another?

Whichever of these you might be, join us!



More information:

Rules

Application threads (round 0) are in the main folder, by game type.
Round 0 starts now, and will close on June 25th.

New to Outplay?
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