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Why is it so hard to recruit PCs into our RPGs?

Discussion in 'Games: RPG & Miniatures' started by EwokSlayer01, Mar 20, 2003.

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  1. EwokSlayer01

    EwokSlayer01 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I've been trying to start an RPG for the past couple months, but no one has been interested! How am I going to have any fun with only the one person who joined? How am I to seek out the rare Star Wars junkies and recruit them to my game?
     
  2. Fanboy_Solo

    Fanboy_Solo Jedi Youngling star 4

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    If you join your local Fanforce Chapter, you will almost no doubt find someone willing to play the RPG.
     
  3. Fingorfin

    Fingorfin Jedi Master star 4

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    There is some good adivce on that topic in the first post of [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=7796675&replies=13] this thread.[/link]
     
  4. Tremaniac

    Tremaniac Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Feb 26, 2002
    Hey don't knock solo campaigns. Two of my longest running games have started as solos, only to be expanded upon several sessions in. Not having backup should teach a gamer to be extra careful (or bastardly) for most things.
     
  5. Kizakh

    Kizakh Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Jan 27, 2002
    I have never had that problem. The group I GMed last semester got split into two because there were so many people, and then one of those just got split into two as well. Of course, I live in the dorms, so there are a lot of potentials around anyway.

    I think it's a good problem to have. :D
     
  6. yodaismygod

    yodaismygod Jedi Padawan star 4

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    That is a problem we don't seem to have in our group. Several founding members go to the same high school and as our numbers wear thin someone else always joins, in fact there have been several instances over the years where there has actually been a waiting list to get in.
     
  7. VirusTruth

    VirusTruth Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Mar 13, 2003
    Perhaps its due to your poor charisma...
     
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