RPG Crossing Home Forums Create An Account! Site Rules & Help

RPG Crossing
Go Back   RPG Crossing > Feedback & User Resources > Questions and Site Discussions
twitter google facebook

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 02-08-2019, 02:28 AM
Desteplo's Avatar
Desteplo Desteplo is offline
Very Old Dragon
 
Tools
User Statistics
Last Visit: 08-17-2019
RPXP: 519
Desteplo Desteplo Desteplo Desteplo Desteplo Desteplo
Posts: 686
If one were to want to play test a new game

Im writing out the rules for a more simplified version of a Pokmon table top rpg. The current one circulating is reminiscent of D&D 3.5. Im trying for a 5e style game.

How would one start?
Do I advertise and just grab some people? Using character sheets outside of the rpgc system (manual) or is there a form or special request needed?
__________________
Were not flawless, Were a work in progress. -The Mane Six, My little Ponies

I have taken the Oath of Sangus
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-08-2019, 10:49 AM
Aethera's Avatar
Aethera Aethera is offline
evil daystar
 
Tools
User Statistics
Last Visit: 08-16-2019
RPXP: 38539
Aethera Aethera Aethera Aethera Aethera Aethera Aethera Aethera Aethera Aethera Aethera
Posts: 14,752
You can run any game you like, homebrew or otherwise. Make sure you're crystal clear in your ad that it's your creation, based roughly on the Pokemon world and game, so no one is surprised. Essentially you're just houseruling a Pokemon game to 110%, so it still fits within our site rules.

I'd recommend brainstorming some kind of application process that is mechanics free/light, so you get a sense of the players and the characters they want to play even if you reach a point during the playtest where the mechanics need to change. (Make sure you cover that in your ad, too, so players who are the most mechanics-focused don't pitch a fit.)

But otherwise, it's your game, advertise and go get 'em.
__________________
Status: Slowly but surely catching up.
My Site ShtuffsEver played 13th Age?
Nominate Great Posts!Chat Craziness!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-08-2019, 11:38 AM
zevonian's Avatar
zevonian zevonian is offline
137 NPSG Graduates
 
Tools
User Statistics
Last Visit: 08-12-2019
RPXP: 36045
zevonian zevonian zevonian zevonian zevonian zevonian zevonian zevonian zevonian zevonian zevonian
Posts: 28,369
For character sheets I'd expand upon Aethera's idea and suggest making one thread in your game forum and type out all the character ability scores and powers and such in the first post. What you would want to see on a complete sheet once your homebrew is complete. Allow it to be your developmental thread with player feedback. A workspace for all outside IC game threads.

Then after you all have a collection of stats and definitions you're good with, start a new thread as the repository for character roster (with diy sheets) like most other games on here.
__________________
"Enjoy every sandwich." - WZ
Zev Is On Hiatus. Please contact other Moderators for questions regarding New Player Solo Games and Game Requests.

Last edited by zevonian; 02-08-2019 at 11:39 AM.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:01 AM.
Skin by Birched, making use of original art by paiute.( 2009-2012)


RPG Crossing, Copyright ©2003 - 2019, RPG Crossing Inc; powered by vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Template-Modifications by TMB