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Re: Favorite RPG World
« Reply #30 on: March 15, 2014, 02:13:17 PM »
I love both Warhammer (not the 40k one) and Magic: The Gathering. The books really add depth to both universes.
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Re: Favorite RPG World
« Reply #31 on: May 24, 2015, 11:31:33 PM »
Athas of the Dark Sun setting. Well, until the novels and later source books. 
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Offline Yora

Re: Favorite RPG World
« Reply #32 on: May 25, 2015, 08:15:17 AM »
Planescape and Dark Sun are both very high for me. Planescape is a lot more complex and unique, but that also makes it not very accessible. Dark Sun is a lot easier to get into and to use, so they both rank about equally high for best setting.
But if you understand it, Planescape is more fun.

Offline ClintACK

Re: Favorite RPG World
« Reply #33 on: June 10, 2015, 11:11:06 PM »
Planescape and Spelljammer, in that order.  Largely because of the wide open space for imagination and weirdness.

Paranoia is excellent as a one-shot -- back in college we used to have an "open house" for whatever we called the SFF club, and so once a year we'd stake out a public cafeteria-style space and play a bunch of games.  Paranoia was easily the best of those, though live-action Clue was entertaining to do once.

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Re: Favorite RPG World
« Reply #34 on: June 22, 2015, 12:20:32 PM »
I love Planescape both for its potential in many different stories and in how it incoperates how various believes and philosophies impact the setting. Second favorite is Eberron. I love the magic/industrial age fibe and the fact that there are several big thins going on making it easy to run several campaigns.

Offline WPaladin

Re: Favorite RPG World
« Reply #35 on: May 17, 2016, 11:39:59 AM »
Honestly it fluctuates depending on my mood but, I would probably say I lean heavily for the world written and the mechanics of Shadowrun.

Offline TLCannon

Re: Favorite RPG World
« Reply #36 on: May 18, 2016, 09:29:37 AM »
I actually really like the Pathfinder Campaign Setting. Between the different nations of the Inner Sea there are ample opportunity to build adventure and run any number of campaigns. The fact that there aren't very many high level NPCs means that the PCs can really make a major mark on the world. It just always clicked with me. Even now, when I've kind of moved on from Pathfinder RPG, I tend to run my campaigns in the Inner Sea.

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Re: Favorite RPG World
« Reply #37 on: May 18, 2016, 11:08:19 AM »
Slightly surprised I'm the first to say this, but Exalted.
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Re: Favorite RPG World
« Reply #38 on: May 19, 2016, 07:19:45 PM »
Paranoia is excellent as a one-shot -- back in college we used to have an "open house" for whatever we called the SFF club, and so once a year we'd stake out a public cafeteria-style space and play a bunch of games.  Paranoia was easily the best of those, though live-action Clue was entertaining to do once.

Yes, Paranoia was always stupid fun. I used to GM one-shots of that (everyone always rolled random new characters, which I think is how it should be played) and if they were lucky, they *might* make it to the end without losing all six clones. I mean, a game that is basically Brazil (the movie, not the country) in RPG form is pretty awesome.

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