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Tom

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Looking for Friendly Tester Groups
« Topic Start: February 15, 2020, 10:00:39 AM »
Hey all,

I'm working on a new fantasy roleplaying game. A pen&paper or tabletop RPG. The rule system has progressed to the point where the game is playable and can be run by a GM who is not me. However, it is still incomplete and a few things (some classes, many spells, etc.) are still missing.
That said, I am looking for a few people who have a regular gaming group that would be up for a new system and would be willing to playtest it and give feedback on what works and what doesn't, which parts of the rules they had to read twice to understand and which parts were still unclear even after that, and what everyone in the group thought about the different game mechanics and so on.

My ideal playtesters are a regular group that has some experience in different game systems, is eager to try something new and ready to learn new rules and different approaches to things (my magic system is unlike most of the ones you are familiar with, for example, and my combat system is unlike anything that I've personally played so far).Very important is also that you are willing to give detailed feedback, not just "oh, it played well". I mean detailed. Good and bad points.
Also important to me is that you don't approach this as a one-shot. It doesn't have to replace your regular game, but you should be ready to play at least a few sessions or one campaign, so that you can also give feedback on levelling up and character progress and how play goes at higher levels, because it changes in style as characters grow (you start just above commoners, but it goes all the way up to epic heroes).


The rules are ca. 150 pages at this time, in english. There's a four-page character sheet (2 pages main sheet, 1 page magic, 1 page character background and history) as well.

I will send you the PDFs and you can share them with your players but please not beyond that as the game is still incomplete and I don't want an unfinished version floating around.

As I don't read the forum constantly, contact me at [email protected] if you are interested and give me a few details about yourself and your group.


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Re: Looking for Friendly Tester Groups
« Reply #1: February 18, 2020, 04:11:59 AM »
Looks very cool and interesting Tom! Unfortunately for me, my group of "pen and paper" friends are currently scattered to the four winds. If that changes in the future I will be very interested in trying it out.

In the meantime, I hope you find some great testers! Good luck!
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Re: Looking for Friendly Tester Groups
« Reply #2: March 31, 2020, 01:02:14 PM »
Hey Tom! It looks really interesting, me and my buddies always love to try a new RP. We have a group and usually we play Pathfinder. Our group is located in Greece and we all live in here but we all know English well. We are getting together almost every weekend. So if you'd like to share the game with us we'd love to give it a try and give you a feedback. Also I'd like to invite you to our property in Athens to play together but considering the current situation it looks quite impossible.. :)

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Re: Looking for Friendly Tester Groups
« Reply #3: September 06, 2020, 11:37:08 AM »
I'm sorry for not keeping up to date in this forum.
If you still want to play - or anyone else wants to try it out - the game has made huge advances and my local group has been playing it for a year now. Shoot me an e-mail to [email protected] and I'll provide you with download links for the rules.
The only thing I ask for in return is feedback.