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Offline JRTroughton

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Writing for RPGS
« on: May 14, 2016, 07:18:13 PM »
Out of interest, has anyone here written for any tabletop games/rpgs?

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Re: Writing for RPGS
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2016, 07:22:01 PM »
Closest I got was contributing to the main Mordheim homebrew group. Think I got a credit in Town Crier for it, although that was for a project I was minimally involved in. Not paid though, although I did consider the last time Onyx Path were pushing majorly for new freelancers.
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Re: Writing for RPGS
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2016, 07:45:34 PM »
Yes.

Only small bits and pieces so far, but my monster book and campaign setting are coming along quite nicely. There is a very active Do it Yourself movement among retro-D&D fans and the border between hobbyists and freelance creators is very fluid. I think none of us are doing it as a day job, but there's a small handful of people who have made considerable amounts of money on the side by having their stuff printed.

Why the question?
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Re: Writing for RPGS
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2016, 10:45:41 PM »
Well, it's something I did when I was young. Worldbuilding to the nth degree and slavishly studying AD&D manuals of various sorts. Would like to do it again, one day, I guess. :)

I was interested in seeing if anyone here had any experience of it as I'm sure plenty of writers on here have a history with tabletop gaming of some description or another, and have therefore some level of interest in the creation aspect of said games.

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« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2016, 11:32:53 PM »
One of the things I liked about Mordheim more than other GW games was how easy it was to create your own rules for it.

Also did some fan write-ups for a lot of the White Wolf games. I did consider applying when they posted for freelancers, but I'm not sure I care for White Wolf done the way the present guys seem to do it.
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Re: Writing for RPGS
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