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Weird Players (as opposed to weird PC's)


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Osirion

Another thread got me thinking about some of the wierd players I've known over the years.

I know a guy that makes lots of different builds, but plays them all the same way (completely without regard to what he puts down in background religion, etc...). Impatient, argumentative, unrespectful of authority, violent, brave, bigoted (whatever is appropriate for the build, but he's always against something), destructive, etc... When ever he gets in a fight, it is nearly always the same. Charge to what seems the most dangerous opponent. Close the next monst dangerous opponent. Will not usually maneuver tactically. Will virtually never retreat (even if on the verge of death) to get healed or reposition on better ground. Seems like the perfect personality for various barbarian builds. However, to the best of my knowledge, he has never played a barbarian. What's up with that?!?

I know another guy that every PC has to be the 'best in the world' at something completely unrelated to the campaign. And he will constantly try to make that skill a major point in the campaign. We were running a high seas adventure and his buccaneer was the 'world's best brewmaster.' Completely discounting the fact that I don't think you can brew beer on a ship. Still a few ranks and skill focus doesn't make you the best in the world. Be he would constantly try to bribe or gift people with his beer. Get upset if they don't accept/want it. Spend a bunch of time telling every NPC how great of a brewmaster he is. Etc... It wasn't bad or terribly disruptive. At least all his characters were memorable for something. But it seemed odd to me.

A long time ago, I met a player that had the pile-o-dice just like most of us. However, he would always have them all out and organized in front of him just so. He had different dice for each type of activity. This one for damage, this one for melee attacks, this one for save, this one for out of combat skill checks, this one for in combat spell checks, this one for ranged attacks, etc... To the point were he practically could not make a ranged attack roll if he couldn't find the blue marbled die. And you would think the world had come to an end if someone else touched his dice (unless of course they got knocked on the floor, then anyone can help him pickup). Sounds more than just a bit obsessive compulsive doesn't it. But he wasn't like that with anything else, just dice. He normally an extremely laid back, happy go luck sort of guy.

So how about you, what odd players have you come across in your time gaming?


On the topic of that third one, some people have superstitions. I know someone similar in my Monday group.


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Prediction: this thread will be going downhill fast, when people start seeing themselves in completely unrelated rants of others.

That said, I know a player who always finds a way to upset other PCs ingame, by being disrespectful, insulting, directly acting against their ethics (like when the paladin in a good party correctly states that something will be considered evil or when the group says that something is an insult to their gods), but when someone opts to react on that ingame, like attacking him when they directly witness his evildoing, or even just telling him to stop it, he starts crying foul, that PVP was bad and unfair, throws a fit sooner or later, and mostly leaves the group for the next weeks at that point.

Osirion

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I used to show up to games wearing real armor and carrying a real sword. I also had a pocket full of real silver coins, just in case someone wanted to argue about how much silver pieces weighed.

A few times, when I got really excited, I accidently stuck my sword in the ceiling. Once, the guy I was arguing rules with while holding my sword came back at me with a mace and shield.

I used to game with a guy that had Narcolepsy. Not good when surrounded by a group of gamers with distorted senses of humor.

Have you ever tried wearing black robes and carrying a staff through bar district on a Saturday night. Bonus points if you paint a pentagram on your forehead and wear nothing beneath the robes.


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I'm really looking forward to running my new game on friday.

The party is:
A Turk
A gay chap
An effete scientist
An introverted woman

Run by:
A sociologist with a very provincial background, raised far from the city where we now game.

Diversity! It is going to be great!

(I could rant about weird players, but I've encountered too many, so not now.)


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I'd like to present a personality type that I've dubbed "The fantasy douche."

TFD is a person who no matter what they play or do it's always orders of magnitude above what it should be. I believe it's an effort to be "the cool guy" in some form or fashion. I assume it's a real life self estem issue that they overcompesntate for in a fantasy game, but that's just a theory.

For example (one of many), We were playing a 5th level game and he had an archer character. He had a +1 bow, but not just any +1 bow. This was the ancient bow of someelvenname who was the greatest bowman of all time and his ancestor. His ancestor did all kinds of impressive thing in history. The bow had a illusion of a hippocampus breeching the front complete with seaspray and such whenever is was weilded.

Now I'm all for magic items having histories and being more interesting than merely +1. However he would describe the anaimation (and history) in nauseating detail every. single. time. he pulled. the. thing. out. He's an archer. He pulled it out a lot.

Everything he did was like this. Everything.


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3.5 Loyalist wrote:

I'm really looking forward to running my new game on friday.

The party is:
A Turk
A gay chap
An effete scientist
An introverted woman

Run by:
A sociologist with a very provincial background, raised far from the city where we now game.

Diversity! It is going to be great!

(I could rant about weird players, but I've encountered too many, so not now.)

For the record I've played in an all gay gaming group (including myself) several times. Years later I still consider it one of the most fun games ever.


Tiny Coffee Golem wrote:
For the record I've played in an all gay gaming group (including myself) several times. Years later I still consider it one of the most fun games ever.

LOL, that sounds hilarious xD

Don´t get me wrong I have nothing against gays(in fact I don´t know any),its just that common predjudices and cliches make that a really funny scene in my head.

Osirion

I'm not gay, but it doesn't bother me to be around them.
However, I know it does bother some people and some people don't like being singled out, so I never ask.
So I'm not for certain sure if I've ever played with gay gamers. But there have been several that I'm about 95% sure are gay.
Never felt like it made a difference either way.

PS: And no, I don't think being gay qualifies as wierd for the thread title.


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Tiny Coffee Golem wrote:
3.5 Loyalist wrote:

I'm really looking forward to running my new game on friday.

The party is:
A Turk
A gay chap
An effete scientist
An introverted woman

Run by:
A sociologist with a very provincial background, raised far from the city where we now game.

Diversity! It is going to be great!

(I could rant about weird players, but I've encountered too many, so not now.)

For the record I've played in an all gay gaming group (including myself) several times. Years later I still consider it one of the most fun games ever.

my first: thought ya a group that wont ask how hot the bar wench is .....oh wait

i kid of course


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Sleet Storm wrote:
Tiny Coffee Golem wrote:
For the record I've played in an all gay gaming group (including myself) several times. Years later I still consider it one of the most fun games ever.

LOL, that sounds hilarious xD

Don´t get me wrong I have nothing against gays(in fact I don´t know any),its just that common predjudices and cliches make that a really funny scene in my head.

Gay people range from super nelly to really butch. Our group had some of all. Including a dance major playing a pixie sorcerer with "rainbow lazers."

good times good times.


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Tiny Coffee Golem wrote:
Gay people range from super nelly to really butch. Our group had some of all. Including a dance major playing a pixie sorcerer with "rainbow lazers."

Forgive me, but all I can think of some lamer saying "That is so gay."

It is, but that is what makes it so wonderful. Sounds like a character (and player) I'd love to game with.


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A good friend of mine is gay and after creating the illusion of a manticore doing the Macarena (or the "Manitcorana" as he called it) another player (new to the group) said "that is SO gay!!". Realizing his faux pas, he looked to my friend sheepishly and appologized to which my friend responded "that's OK, sometimes things are just gay...". I'm fairly certain that I may have wet myself a little that night...

Shadow Lodge

I played with a kid (he was 12 year old at the time) that continuously cheated, as well as did some really peculiar things in game. He picked up a torture kit from the enemies we killed, then killed their pet monkey, then skinned the monkey, and made a suit out of him. We had to interact with some nobles at a ball later in the game. Some of us were using perform dance, and he wanted to mirror us. He rolled a 1, but didn't snatch up his dice quick enough. His character began lurching through the ball room... in his awful monkey tuxedo. It was awful. He still plays with us today, and i like the kid despite his early signs of being a serial killer. Its also fun to read his character sheets, because he doesn't care about spelling things correctly. His special abilities include evarsons (evasion) uncany bog (uncanny dodge) his equipment included things such as 100 bounds of cawtropt (100 lbs of caltrops)

Andoran

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Try as they might no one will ever beat the Brazilian Death Squad.

Also, The Michelle Chronicles


Tiny Coffee Golem wrote:
For example (one of many), We were playing a 5th level game and he had an archer character. He had a +1 bow, but not just any +1 bow. This was the ancient bow of someelvenname who was the greatest bowman of all time and his ancestor. His ancestor did all kinds of impressive thing in history. The bow had a illusion of a hippocampus breeching the front complete with seaspray and such whenever is was weilded.

Hey, that's really cool - I don't see anything wrong with...

Quote:
However he would describe the anaimation (and history) in nauseating detail every. single. time. he pulled. the. thing. out. He's an archer. He pulled it out a lot. Everything he did was like this. Everything.

Oh.


There was one guy I played with for a while in a superhero campaign that just seemed to be in his own little world sometimes. For instance, his character was a rock 'n' roll star who could create illusions, so during one fight he started making "Thriller" zombies come out of the ground. Cool! But the next round he gave up on that and started a new illusion of a train coming towards the bad guys. Uh, okay...but so much for the zombies. And then on the third turn he gave up on the train and tried another, totally different illusion. Seriously, just pick one thing and go with it! With three different illusions, he wasn't fooling anyone.

Grand Lodge

I once had a player who (i know this has nothing to do directly with the game except that we were playing D&D at the time) had a crippling fear of strawberries to such an extent that when I offered her a package of strawberry-flavored candy, she threw it across the wall in reflex. It was pretty funny...until i had to vacuum.

I also had a bit of an annoying player that always plays his characters exactly the same way every time, with some twisted odd form of chivalry that seems specifically designed to be Lawful Stupid, and deliberately gets in the way of other characters. Gods, in a court case, we usually bound and gagged him...(character, not the player, although in retrospect...)


Arnwyn wrote:
Tiny Coffee Golem wrote:
For example (one of many), We were playing a 5th level game and he had an archer character. He had a +1 bow, but not just any +1 bow. This was the ancient bow of someelvenname who was the greatest bowman of all time and his ancestor. His ancestor did all kinds of impressive thing in history. The bow had a illusion of a hippocampus breeching the front complete with seaspray and such whenever is was weilded.

Hey, that's really cool - I don't see anything wrong with...

Quote:
However he would describe the anaimation (and history) in nauseating detail every. single. time. he pulled. the. thing. out. He's an archer. He pulled it out a lot. Everything he did was like this. Everything.
Oh.

Precisely. As smart as this guy was "moderation" wasn't in his vocabulary.

Andoran

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I’ve read some horror stories about weird / disruptive / just plain bad players on forums. I’ve been fortunate enough to never really have encountered any in real life, but I’ve gamed with some people that had their quirks.

There was one guy I gamed with for a while who did the ‘play the same character no matter what he was playing’ thing. He always played either a fighter, a ranger or a paladin, and would always put all his focus / ability scores / feats / money etc into being as skilled as possible with the longsword. Every character would charge into every battle without thought or hesitation, and spend all their down time trying to chat up every female NPC we came across (yes, even when he played a paladin). In one game where he was playing a paladin, the GM told him that paladins in the campaign were forbidden by their code in having pre-marital sex ... so as soon as possible, this guy took Leadership, took a ‘hot elven babe’ as his cohort, had his character marry her, and then, every time the group camped, described the sounds of sex coming from his tent.

Silver Crusade

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King Modu wrote:
He still plays with us today, and i like the kid despite his early signs of being a serial killer.

Man, only in this hobby...


Tiny Coffee Golem wrote:
3.5 Loyalist wrote:

I'm really looking forward to running my new game on friday.

The party is:
A Turk
A gay chap
An effete scientist
An introverted woman

Run by:
A sociologist with a very provincial background, raised far from the city where we now game.

Diversity! It is going to be great!

(I could rant about weird players, but I've encountered too many, so not now.)

For the record I've played in an all gay gaming group (including myself) several times. Years later I still consider it one of the most fun games ever.

Seduce the paladin!


King Modu wrote:
I played with a kid (he was 12 year old at the time) that continuously cheated, as well as did some really peculiar things in game. He picked up a torture kit from the enemies we killed, then killed their pet monkey, then skinned the monkey, and made a suit out of him. We had to interact with some nobles at a ball later in the game. Some of us were using perform dance, and he wanted to mirror us. He rolled a 1, but didn't snatch up his dice quick enough. His character began lurching through the ball room... in his awful monkey tuxedo. It was awful. He still plays with us today, and i like the kid despite his early signs of being a serial killer. Its also fun to read his character sheets, because he doesn't care about spelling things correctly. His special abilities include evarsons (evasion) uncany bog (uncanny dodge) his equipment included things such as 100 bounds of cawtropt (100 lbs of caltrops)

Evarsons, yeah I heard of evarsons. It is related to Parsons.

Andoran

Pathfinder Adventure Path Charter Subscriber; Pathfinder Modules, Roleplaying Game Subscriber

I'll add my own. We had a player who was terrified of my cats. Not in the "I am not a fan of cats" way. No, he'd react to them as though they were scorpions or some other deadly creature.


I played with a guy once who always brought his wife to the game, almost every session, for the 2-3 years I knew him. I don't have any problem with the idea of that, except that every single time her turn came up in combat, it went like this (almost word-for-word):

DM: Okay, it's your turn.

Player's Wife: Alright. I'm gonna attack the bad guys!

-silence-

DM: (After about thirty seconds) ...Alright.... roll to see if you hit.

Wife: Hm? Oh! Right. Um... let's see... (begins reaching for a d8)

Husband: No, it's the 20-sided one... (hands her the d20)

Wife: (rolls the d20, showing a 10) Alright, I got a ten.

-silence-

Husband: Add this modifier here... (points at the same attack modifier that's been on her sheet for the past ten combats)

Wife: Oh! Right. Um.... 17.

Etc., etc., etc. EVERY SINGLE TIME. That means several times per combat, several combats per session. She ALWAYS had to be reminded of what die to roll, what number to add to that roll, as well as the fact that dice were in fact involved at all. Not to mention when we'd be in a social situation, she'd often declare something completely unrelated (like in the middle of an argument with an NPC, "I'm gonna start playing some music!" If her character indeed had any sort of perform skill, or, heck, was a bard, refer to the dialogue above for whether or not she actually rolled to see how well she performed).

Every round. Of every combat. Of every session. For at least two years.


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The very first time I ever played AD&D 1e, I was one of three players and the DM. I was asked to play the character of someone who had dropped out of the game, so I said sure. The DM was a long time friend, but I'd never met the other two. For reference purposes, I'll be Player 3 (I don't show up in the following narrative, however).

Player 1 was one of those kid prodigies who came to college at the age of 15. He had a compulsion where he had to wash his face every few minutes (no longer than 5 would elapse before he gave in). So every few minutes we had to hold up the game while he scrubbed his face. He'd go through a complete bar of soap in one game some nights.

Player 2 was a Mortuary Science major, the last one that our university ever had as they were closing down that program. He chain smoked during the games and was prone to flying into a shrieking rage for no apparent reason. The DM would say something like, "Roll to hit", and he'd begin screaming and slamming his fist into the table or the wall. This would go on for about a minute then, as if throwing a switch, he'd sit down and roll the dice as though nothing happened.

I've known a few other odd players over the years, but those two took the proverbial cake. It's a wonder I ever went back for the next game session, but I'm glad I did. Things just got weirder as time went on.

OH--I almost forgot. Player 1's dad came to college with him, as he was so young. They lived together in the dorm, and his dad would often dress in "themes" as he went from class to class with his son. Honest to God, he showed up in a complete Ninja outfit at the dining hall one evening and proceeded to lecture the entire table about how NOT to use a throwing star. Another time he dressed in the cliche' "safari" outfit of pith hat and jodhpur pants tucked into knee high boots and carrying a riding crop. He didn't play D&D as he thought it was a "childish diversion". He would also speak in terrible parodies of the accents of whatever persona he was supposed to be that day.

Osirion

I thought of another one.

Back in the days of "Skills and Powers" we had a player that always built the what-we-needed-last-time character.

Say in the last campaign we were short on healing, didn't have enough ranged attack power for some fights, and had headaches because no one knew anything about sailing.
He would build an archer cleric sailor. Even if we already have an archer and/or cleric in the party and we're heading into the mountains. Every time. Then be very upset that he can't seem to do accomplish anything.

One time we all took pity on him; the GM made the next campaign very similar to the last campaign and the rest of us took characters very similar to the previous campaign (iirc we switched who was running them for at least a little variety). He was thrilled with how it went. I think he really never realised that we basically made a campagin just for him.


Coridan wrote:

Try as they might no one will ever beat the Brazilian Death Squad.

Also, The Michelle Chronicles

Death squad wins.


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Jorin wrote:
A long time ago, I met a player that had the pile-o-dice just like most of us. However, he would always have them all out and organized in front of him just so. He had different dice for each type of activity. This one for damage, this one for melee attacks, this one for save, this one for out of combat skill checks, this one for in combat spell checks, this one for ranged attacks, etc... To the point were he practically could not make a ranged attack roll if he couldn't find the blue marbled die. And you would think the world had come to an end if someone else touched his dice (unless of course they got knocked on the floor, then anyone can help him pickup). Sounds more than just a bit obsessive compulsive doesn't it. But he wasn't like that with anything else, just dice. He normally an extremely laid back, happy go luck sort of guy.

That's easy: some form of AD/HD. Possibly sub-clinical, but still enough so that he'd get caught up in the roleplay to the point where he couldn't remember what rolls he'd made... unless he could see them. If someone touched his dice while they were on the table, then they could change (or even create) his "memories"; and if he made a roll with a differently-colored die than normal, then it would violate the ritual that compensated for his issue.


Or it was just a superstition. ;P


Sure, that's a possibility too. But I was the same way in college, long before I got a prescription that helped me not be so excitable and distractible. You can assume that his behavior was irrational, if you want; but I'm going to assume that it was a rational response to a real difference. <shrug>


Please don't take it amiss if I misremember how 2e worked; it has been a very very long time since I played it.

You're sitting around a table in a study room off of the dorm lounge. Thanks to some lucky rolls, your moon elf cleric/mage has actually been kind of a melee powerhouse with his quarterstaff, but you don't expect that to continue. You finally managed to save up enough for a crossbow, and you're looking forward to doing *real* damage from a distance; not like with that old sling! Your turn comes up, and you describe and mime how your character winches and loads his new crossbow like he'd practiced -- only this first time, to set the scene in the other players' minds, not something you'd do with every shot -- and you kind of get into it, so that you're standing up and the dice right in front of you are out of your sight.

You sit back down, and see that one of your melee damage dice is off to the side a bit; no doubt the guy two chairs to your left, who plays a good fighter but is kind of a jerk, moved it just to try and mess with your head. (You never sit right next to him, but you know how fast *you* can move; and you trust the guy directly to your left more than that.) Good thing he doesn't really understand you! You grimace and pull it back into the cluster of other dice of that color, then look for your blue marbled d20 (like the sky!) to roll a ranged attack. You see it in the middle of the table; you must've already rolled.

You stand up and lean over, peering at the die. "19! Booyah!" You start to reach for it, then hesitate and look at the DM. "Gonna roll the crit." He waves a hand for you continue; maybe he trusts you, maybe he looked while you were distracted by performing your improv, or maybe he just has better eyesight and can see it from there. Doesn't really matter which. You pick it up and roll again. "16! Does that hit?" You remember that another 16 hit, but you don't want to just assume they're all the same before starting your thing. The DM nods.

Yes! I shot the little effer in the *eye*! You grab a ranged damage d8 along with a red-and-black melee d8, and roll them next to your sky-blue marbled d20. You briefly describe how the moon elf's lucky shot knocked one of the kobolds onto its back, with a bolt sticking out of its face; then you retrieve your dice and sit back down again, satisfied.


I don't think the first example is all that weird or in any way uncommon. I think it is the default of casual, and aggressive players, that they roleplay the same way, no matter what the character. They might like the variety the game provides, but only have one real playstyle, which is to get in someone's face.

I've known a lot of really good players, but I've also met that guy about a million times.

Qadira

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Once upon a time, in the long, long ago, I gamed with a guy that only played female characters. Ever. That in itself was only slightly weird. It was his attitude when he told other people about his characters. They were all these Amazonian beauties, tall and statuesque, but never flirty or at all sexualized, at least where other party members or NPCs were concerned. Listening to him talk, it was almost like they were his personal bevy of beauties, whose charms were secrets he alone was privy to. Bizarre, and ever-so-slightly creepy.


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Well, Shadowborn, my boyfriend says he knows exactly what you're talking about there, because he played in a game once with a guy who would only play lesbians. Only with his characters, they were over-sexualized. And he was also always trying to date the the female NPCs. And PCs.


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We played with a guy who (as often as he could) played spectacular women who were guys who had been transformed in some fashion into women.


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Yar!

I'm a Pirate.

Really.

AARRR!! *points at self with both thumbs and smiles*

*runs to his ship and sails away*

~P


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On the guys playing gals thing: I once played with a guy who'd played with another guy who played women in a way that disturbed him. I usually play characters a lot like me, but with a fantasy race and class; I tried to branch out from that by playing a female character, and he freaked out. It was an ugly scene, and I've never tried anything like it since.

Qadira

Pirate wrote:


I'm a Pirate.

AARRR!! *points at self with both thumbs and smiles*

~P

Really? You can't be a pirate with all of your parts.


Yar!

Shadowborn wrote:
Really? You can't be a pirate with all of your parts.

So I still got both thumbs. :P Mot every Pirate out there is an amputee!

... however...

missing parts:
I was in an accident that nearly tore my left leg completely off. It was hanging on by flesh alone, and just barely.

It got better.

I also have a permanent scare from a time when I was able to see completely through one of my knees, via a hole that went all the way through it.

I'm missing at least a fair amount of my own sanity... if that counts.

*vindicates self*

^_^

~P

Qadira

Nepherti wrote:
Well, Shadowborn, my boyfriend says he knows exactly what you're talking about there, because he played in a game once with a guy who would only play lesbians. Only with his characters, they were over-sexualized. And he was also always trying to date the the female NPCs. And PCs.

Somehow, that sounds easier to deal with.


Shadowborn wrote:
Somehow, that sounds easier to deal with.

It is, other than the only female in the group was the wife if the DM. Your guy sounds like he was trying too hard to 'not' be perverted.


Shadowborn wrote:
Once upon a time, in the long, long ago, I gamed with a guy that only played female characters. Ever. That in itself was only slightly weird. It was his attitude when he told other people about his characters. They were all these Amazonian beauties, tall and statuesque, but never flirty or at all sexualized, at least where other party members or NPCs were concerned. Listening to him talk, it was almost like they were his personal bevy of beauties, whose charms were secrets he alone was privy to. Bizarre, and ever-so-slightly creepy.

Yeah, we all were a bit weirded out by the guy that just loved to play the ultra-sexual nympho. Sex was the answer to almost all problems, or it was made to be the answer. Certainly led to many jokes.

Char died on a spying/assassination mission actually. When it went to combat after a failed throat cut.

Alas the chap was so sexist. Female characters of his just had to be played this way. Couldn't be a normal person, a more rounded character or less than sexually aggressive. Should have heard this guy talk about women though! Ha!


Spiral_Ninja wrote:

We played with a guy who (as often as he could) played spectacular women who were guys who had been transformed in some fashion into women.

Isn't there a genre of Japanese hentai specifically for that exact wish?


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Fredrik wrote:
On the guys playing gals thing: I once played with a guy who'd played with another guy who played women in a way that disturbed him. I usually play characters a lot like me, but with a fantasy race and class; I tried to branch out from that by playing a female character, and he freaked out. It was an ugly scene, and I've never tried anything like it since.

Don't let others choose what you play!

I've had a lot of fun playing a noble woman/dancing champion/war mage/queen's guard. Great fun.

There is quite the expectation that you will play as the same sex. And some people get weirded out when you don't. Then just say you are deep down, an Amazonian princess.


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I too know a guy that only plays females. He always plays them as lesbians (often also into bestiality) pretending to be male, until he reveals he is an "extremely beautiful and elegant lady". His female acting skills aren't as convincing as he thinks they are.

Out of character he claims to be a lesbian in a man's body. He's also super sensitive especially about drug jokes or poop jokes (which rarely comes up, but he reacts so strongly to them if they do). He is somehow managing a polygamous relationship with two girlfriends (who are also into each other, so it's an honest relationship). Oh yeah and he keeps random weapons hidden around his house (to be prepared for a burglar at any time) which he is proficient in (I cannot actually verify this claim, but I believe he spent the time to learn how to wield them). He's actually an okay guy, but definitely not what you would call normal.


BEAST!

Wait, so the char is a woman, pretending to be male and into sexually assaulting animals?

...

As a male would do it?

...

And the player is pretty much the same, except a guy that thinks he is a woman... and a lesbian deep down.

Sometimes I think the fetish communities and liberal values have gone too far.


3.5 Loyalist wrote:
Spiral_Ninja wrote:

We played with a guy who (as often as he could) played spectacular women who were guys who had been transformed in some fashion into women.

Isn't there a genre of Japanese hentai specifically for that exact wish?

Rule 34, maybe?


3.5 Loyalist wrote:

BEAST!

Wait, so the char is a woman, pretending to be male and into sexually assaulting animals?

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As a male would do it?

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And the player is pretty much the same, except a guy that thinks he is a woman... and a lesbian deep down.

Sometimes I think the fetish communities and liberal values have gone too far.

This guy is just random, and kind of his own category. I let most of his claims pass by as him just saying stuff to justify stuff even if he doesn't really believe it. Even though he claims to be a lesbian in a man's body, nothing about what he does or acts would imply it. When he plays a girl that's been revealed, he uses the terms 'hun' and 'dear' a lot which is actually a call sign of a guy pretending to be a girl by acting overly feminine. He's also stated that he believes it's wrong for someone whom you truly love to move on and find someone else to love after the original lover passes (but lust is okay), and yet he's in a (permanent?) threesome... There was also one time where he told me that it was okay to be intimate with his girlfriend. All of these quirks and statements did take time to present themselves. I only take half of what he says at face value.


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Back in the times of AD&D we took a younger player under our wings for a few sessions. He was a bit shy but did the best he could. Then the big role-playing-convention of our village arrived and he, being a player for 3 months, signed up as a DM?!

The lady of fortune was fickle these days and he got an assortment of the most seasoned DMs the our village had to offer as his players.

This was one of the most hilarious session I ever had as this young guy acted as a DM rather than being one. You could see which DM he impersonated in which situations and it was obvious that the DMs also realized who was ment and then also acted as player to play down his own quirky habits being presented to him.

In short it was unwaware and therefore totally honest feedback time for all "players" involved.

It was from this session that the following, 20-year old, phrase originated that is still used today:

DM: The valley if flooded with demons!!!!!!!!!!!!
Player: No problem, I've got swimming maxed.
DM: Um, ok, but what do the others do?

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