Tabletop Thread?

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  1. lelandbowman3

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    Lazily, I did not search for a tabletop thread, so here's a new one.

    What have you been playing? Favorite systems? Homebrew stuff?

    Right now I'm in the middle of a Call of Cthulhu campaign. It's my favorite because I enjoy the world and mythos of Lovecraft. I have most of the stuff released by Chaosium as well as Trail of Cthulhu. I use a modified CoC system (percentile) because for the most part, I like more storytelling and less system involvement. To me, too much interference creates a wall if a player fails a role that gives them parts needed to advance the story. Right now I have set sort of a prequel to Masks going, all homebrew.
     
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    My friends and I try to get together to play tabletop games every couple of weeks.

    Some favourites:
    > Arcadia Quest/Masmora
    > Catan
    > House on the Haunted Hill
    > Evoluton
    > Codenames
    > Ticket to Ride

    Earlier this year we tried running a D&D 5e campaign based off of the Adventure Zone podcast but couldn't find a decent schedule to accommodate everyone and it fell through. I think we'll all come back together for a new campaign but in the meantime I just listened to the Adventure Zone podcast instead, and it gave me a big ol' hankerin' to play some D&D.

    I used to play Warhammer (Fantasy and 40k) about 15 years ago when I was a kid and am super sad to see what they did to the Fantasy tabletop game. From the sounds of it, it was so bad that anyone I knew that was into it changed over to War Machine instead.
     
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    Yeah, from what I see, Warhammer is mostly about war game miniatures.
     
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    Going to be running a new scenario using Roll20 online. WOuld anyone be interested in giving Call of Cthulhu a try?
     
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    Trying to arrange a game or two of Eclipse with my friends next week. I love board games but finding time for them is always difficult.
     

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