GM Deadly Secret's Reign of Winter [Open]


Recruitment


Hello,

I am an experienced Game Master on VTT’s and have a moderate amount of experience with roleplaying on forums. Today I would like to start up a game of Reign of Winter. My last attempt at this was two years ago. A lot of things were going on and ultimately the game had to be halted. Now that life permits it, I would like to give this another go. I have run Reign of Winter a few times now with VTT groups and will be keeping it vanilla with my personal touch.

I do recruit a little differently than the other GM’s perhaps. I always felt like these forums are a competition to get into games and some players are in multiple games already. (I say this because it has been nearly impossible for me to get into a PbP game as a player due to this strange recruitment process.) I like to look at myself as a fair person and would like to give new players or players who don’t have a bunch of games a chance. So I kindly ask, if you are already in a bunch of games or have played Reign of Winter before… do not apply.

Build rules will be established after we select a group where you all can coordinate together to make a party.

Things I would like to know in this recruitment:

  • How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
  • How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
  • Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
  • Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
  • How many PbP games are you currently active in?
  • Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
  • What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
  • Any additional information you would like to share.

Take note this is not a popularity contest and I don't need paragraphs of your life story. Just give me some fun things to know.

If you have any questions about the game, I will answer but I won’t give you build information. That is reserved for Session 0! But if your submission is solely based on a specific build or race, feel free to ask if it’s allowed but we shall not go into details. Please also, don’t submit character sheets or backstories.

Happy Gaming

Cut off date is 6/17/2018 and selections will be announced on Monday the 18th.


1. 2 years before taking a break for 5e
2. All my life, me and my siblings did a lot of larping, but I've been playing rpgs for 4
3. Yes
4. I have never played reign of winter
5. I play in one starfinder game, and DM a rise of the runelords game.
6. Every day most of the time.
7. I love to play casters with a good amount of utility spells, or healing spells. I like playing people with high charisma and wisdom, leading the party in social scenarios.
8. I have had a character rolling around in the head for awhile, a character (probably a Bard) who knows he's an RPG character, and does things to make his story (and that of his group) as epic and memorable as possible


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
I have played Pathfinder for about 6 years, playing DnD 3.0 and 3.5 before Pathfinder. I am fairly knowledgeable regarding rules of play (though still wrong on occasion).

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
I've been playing RPGs for about 20 years. Mostly DnD and Pathfinder, but dabbled a little in others such as Starfinder, D20 Modern, and Blades in the Dark.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
I am familiar with PbP formatting.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little (please be truthful)
No, never played Reign of Winter. The most I've read is the Players Guide.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
I am currently playing in none and GMing 2 Emerald Spire games.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
I am able to post at least once a day during the week. I'm usually able to find time to post on the weekends as well, but my weekend schedule is a bit more unpredictable.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I generally like playing support characters and skill characters such as Rogues, Bards, Clerics, Control Wizards, etc. My characters tend to lean closer to the Neutral/Chaotic Good alignment. For Reign of Winter, one concept I have in mind is an Ulfen Skald.

Any additional information you would like to share.
As someone who has put hours of work into character concepts and yet to get into an AP on the PbP forums, I'm curious how well your recruitment process will work. It might be something I adopt in the future.


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
Been playing for about two years.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
Been RPing for about four years.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Yep, pretty much all the RPing I've done has been PbP

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
Nope, never played it. I have always heard great things about the AP, though, so I've been hoping to play it for a while now.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
2

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
I can post at least once a day.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I tend to play full casters. Some are focused on buffing, debuffing, and healing, while others are focused on combat, be it through offensive spellcasting or self-buffing and then going into melee. Personalities vary by class and builds, but alignments are generally TN or CN. I do have a couple specific concepts in mind for this particular game, one of them would be a Lunar Oracle with something of a northern werewolf theme going on. Would mainly be focused on buffing, healing, and melee.


Things I would like to know in this recruitment: :

How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
- I have played pathfinder since the Beta testing, and have been playing IRL weekly since then.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
- I began playing D&D 3.5 and converted to Pathfinder when it hit beta and 4e came out.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
- Yes.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
- I have never played RoW.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
- I am a DM in an old school module game. I am playing once currently, but the pacing is very slow.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
- I can read and post most mornings and evenings.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
- Two types of characters. 1) Charisma face Diplomacy/Bluff/Intimidate, 2) Skill monkey.
- I love playing Paladins, but will never play one because I have played so many of them.

Any additional information you would like to share.
- As a DM I love to run CORE only, but add in splat books as I see fit to help flesh out the characters.
- I dislike when DMs ask characters to build an elaborate background but then don’t use it in the game, even if it is a module.


1. Been playing for about a year. Had to take a brief break for sudden life circumstances.
2. About the same in RPing in general. Played D&D in the past before Pathfinder.
3. Yes I am familiar with the formatting.
4. Never played Reign of Winter. I want to, but never seem to find or get int any APs.
5. I’m currently playing in 1 game. I am GMing a few tables at the moment.
6. I check my games multiple times a day so posting once a day is no problem.
7. My favorite character to play is a rogue. I can play anything though. I have no problem playing what the party needs. The game I’m playing in currently is with my alchemist. As he gets stronger he gets a little more crazy. He thinks his bombs are alive and they talk to him. He also thinks other people hear them. It just allows me to be creative and have a lot of fun with him. No matter the character I’ll have fun with it.


Excellent to see interest. Just for some insight, parties will consist of 4 players and I most likely will be running two tables. Cut off date might be sooner if we get "a lot" of submissions.


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
I have been playing for some years and am relatively comfortable with them.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
I started playing around three decades ago.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
I am! It took me a while but nowadays I think I got the jist of it.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
Yes, I played the first half of the first book.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
Three, all of them as a player. I usually keep it under four or five at a time to keep the post quality.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
Definitely! Weekends I’m a little slower though.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I like spontaneous spellcasters and versatile melee. Favorite class is probably magus. I also love prestige classes and would be great to go for the winter witch on this one :-D

Any additional information you would like to share.
I’m on vacations until the 19th but once back I’ll put more work on the character. I would love to play a witch going for the winter witch prestige class :)


Info:
How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
-I’m a bit of a bibliophile for Pathfinder. Started with 3.5 about 10 years ago and about 6 years with Pathfinder.
How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
-I have a little practice with Roleplaying. The opportunities weren’t always there.
Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
-I think? If it’s the features with the PbP posting here, then yes.
Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
-Honestly haven’t heard of it till this post. Also haven’t played any AP’s to date aside from the Starfinder one i’m currently in. (Dead Suns)
How many PbP games are you currently active in?
-I’m just active in one other game currently; the Starfinder one.
Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
-I would be able to keep up with once a day posting schedule with no problems.
What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
-Um. . . right to the loaded questions eh? Hmm, let’s see. . . Quirky and Manic personality wise are most fun, but not all i can make. Class wise I think i want to play half of them, including Archetypes, all at once. There are so many and i’m not the most picky. Themes is the one i’m actually working on the most right now. I kinda make the character and the theme usually comes from it.
Any additional information you would like to share.
-I have mastered the subtle art of the ferret war dance, and plan to use it only when it proves of no use or practicality! *Scampers off*
-I like silliness and fun above all.


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
As of right now I am very rusty. Used to voraciously read pathfinder books whenever they came out.
How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
Just a bit. It's been about five years since I was actually interested in pnp, I gmed a successful We Be Goblins! irl that everyone seemed to enjoy and had a huge plan for Carrion Crown that never made it past part one due to everyone going their seperate ways.
Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
I'll have to look into as I've forgotten entirely.
Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
Yes. I never made it past part one due to irl things that needed to be sorted out
How many PbP games are you currently active in?
None at all. If you accept me as an applicant and I make it through you will have my full attention.
Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
Daily easily. Only during specific times of the day however.
What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
Usually a bit stoic. Class, usually a martial class of some sort.(especially ranger. Hunter looks interesting however. My favorite character was a half-orc ranger in SnS that specialized in grappling and spoke in an australian accent. There's not nearly enough crocodiles in SnS btw.
Any additional information you would like to share.
I've been listening to the called shot podcast recently and it's really making me want to scratch that pnp (or pbp in this case) itch, however due to my work I have no way of actually setting up a pnp game any time soon.
If you were to accept me you could expect 110% from me.


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
Four years, mostly play by post and Society.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
Still four years, still mostly play by post and Society.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Literally how I started.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
I ran book one and read book two.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
Two currently, one Rise of the Runelords and one running PFS character.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
Easily.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!

I tend to prefer big valiant types, usually in more of a supportive or "tanking" role. Generally very capital G good (Paladin is my waifu class), although I've been known to play Evil and do so wel even in a mostly good party structure.


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
I have played Pathfinder for the Last 4-5 years.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
I have played Dnd for the last 30 years, i am a avid roleplayer Having played ebberon, dragonlance, forgotten realms, and now the Pathfinder world. Ever since second ed.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
yes.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
I have never played the AP, in my table group we vote on the next AP we will do and for some reason reign of winter always gets voted down. I do know a little about the AP however due to the research I have done reading the companion books about the area and the AP player guide multiple times. (i have submitted multiple characters to different PbP on reign of winter and some of them were to replace other characters so there was some spoilers involved.)

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
I am in two Pbp games (I Dm both)

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you. I can post every day.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes! I Can play anything, I enjoy character backgrounds and the creation process. I am known however, on my table game group (same group for 20 years.) for creating survivors i have only had two character deaths in all my years playing because I believe there is no shame on running, retreating, or hiding in the middle of battle if things look to go south. I believe in solid characters with there being a reason for the feats and traits, I always mesh them in my background for why the character has them.

Any additional information you would like to share.
I am happly married for the last 12 years to the most wonderful wife that absoultly hates DnD with a passion. (and PbP forums, lol) the first couple of years of marriage I hid my Dnd stuff in my man cave, and every "tues" night went to a "guys night" at a "bar" or played "video games". eventually i had to tell her the truth and it didn't go well. If you can imagine a Penny and Lenard situation from big bang. (yes I am Lenard, and yes my wife is hot and gets hit on constantly.)


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?

Started playing Pathfinder 5 years ago (I believe). Before that I played a lot of 3.5 and some 4th ed (ugh). I'm pretty proficient with it.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?

I started roleplaying in 1996... so I'm old. With tabletop I probably have 15 years, give or take. Online I've got almost as much. Though most of my online has traditionally been super hero games (TSR Marvel Heroes use to be my addiction of choice).

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?

Mostly. I have it down, but there's a few tricks and such I'm still learning.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)

Never played it. And all I actually know about it is that it has Baba Yaga (who I like in traditional mythos) so I'm sold on that alone. Oh and I've played Mummy's Mask and it'd be nice to balance all that hot with some cold for once. Yeesh.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?

I'm currently in 1 game at the moment.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.

I can. I check now every day (unless the weekend is nuts) to be sure I haven't come up or I have a good opening for my character.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!

I love the weird characters. Not like an awakened racoon cyber soldier or anything (leave that to GURPS) but I like playing a little against type. I played a half-orc fighter who was actually smart and tactical rather than a rush-in-smash kind of guy. I've played Paladins more concerned with feeding the hungry than chasing the bad guy. But I love playing the roaming swordsman. Like Madmartigan from Willow or Conan. A guy who's good with a sword, beyond the norm.

Though I admit I'm the only guy I know who's been crazy enough to turn a Brawler into an archer (and they make really good archers, btw) by just standing beside the Geisha Bard and if someone came running past me to get to her I'd use Knockout and keep shooting. Tons of fun to float in and out of melee and ranged like that. But I always want to build WITH the party. Things work out so much better when everyone fills in the gaps as a whole. A five man party of fighters is no fun, after all.

Any additional information you would like to share.

I'd love to give the AP a shot and I like the idea of being able to take time and stock and build characters together. No random 'this is my basic idea, does it tie together' kinda thing. If I have 5 ideas, and two will work for a group, I'd lean there anyway. I'm easy to get along with.


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
In person, I've played for four or five years and GMed for a couple of years. Haven't done either for the past year (real life got too busy for regular in person games)

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
Before PF, was in a Shadowrun game for a bit. Also dabbled with some one-offs in other systems: D&D, Changeling, some other stuff that I forget what they were called.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
I'm still new, but I've looked at existing games, and I think I get the general idea.
"Talking!" Action! Table talk! Baby needs a new pair of shoes!: 1d20 + 1 ⇒ (13) + 1 = 14

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
No. I do know you go to... a place in one of the later books, but I don't know how or why.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
None at the moment. Just started applying recently.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
Yes, I can post daily.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I like to play a variety of classes (normally something I haven't played before)

Any additional information you would like to share
My baby doesn't really need a new pair of shoes.


Invites have been sent out for table 1. Table 2 is being formed. Still looking for a few more submissions before I close this recruitment.


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
About 3 years.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
At least 25 years.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Yes.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little?
Nope.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
Just one.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post?
Yes, definitely.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I like scoundrel-type blasters (sorcerers, kineticists, 5e warlocks) with checkered and/or cursed pasts. A sardonic sense of humor tends to work its way in. ;-)

Any additional information you would like to share.
The Sixth Doctor got a raw deal. Talk among yourselves. Discuss.


This recruitment is closed. If you did not get an invite I am sorry. Happy Gaming.


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?

I'm relatively familiar with Pathfinder rules, but I'd probably have the reference website up when creating/playing most of the time anyway.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?

I've been roleplaying for a few years now, but I've wanted to ever since I was 10, I just lived in a rural area.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?

For the most part, although I may be a bit rusty. I'd probably take a step back for the first part of the campaign to see how others are handling it, then I'd start to throw my weight around a little more.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)

I'm not even sure what it is TBH, but I'm guessing I'll want a warm cloak and a spell to keep me toasty.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?

I am currently active in zero PbP games. I too find the recruitment process a little stragne.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.

Yes, I will. I get freelance work on the set of indie films and small video projects, so some days I may be unavailable for 10-14 hours at a time, but I'll do my best to check, and notify you ahead of time if I'm expecting to not be available.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!

The characters I tend to play are relatively all CG, CN, NE, or LE if the traditional pundit works for you, personally it doesn't work for me, but most of my character's traits fall in line with those.
Personality: Individualistic Tricksters/Self-Serving Class: Bard, Rogue, Wizard, Alchemist. (I like Necromancy so i tend to pick a few necromancy spells in any build I make that has access to them.)
Themes: Necromancy, Shadow, Madness, Trickery

Also I love animals so sometimes it's cool to have like, a ranger pet, and in those cases i'm usually CG or CG, since i can't have my furry friend be evil.

Any additional information you would like to share.

I realize there's a stigma of "Necromancers=Bad" but it's really all a matter of perspective.

I have a tendency to try to go against class norms, and melee as a wizard. It has been surprisingly effective in 5E, but I haven't built a Melee Wizard in Pathfinder yet. I also don't mind filling class gaps, so if we need a non-magic damager or magic-damager, or even possibly a tank, i'd be willing to build a character for that purpose, but i'm s@#@ at healing.

EDIT: Just saw the post, aw well. next one.


Have fun guys!


Anyone who applied will be considered if any of these players don't accept our contract.


Things I would like to know in this recruitment:

•How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
I am reasonably proficient with the Pathfinder Rules.

•How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
I am pretty good with roleplaying.

•Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
I am decently familiar with it.

•Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
Yes, I have, we got as far as the first fight before the game died.

•How many PbP games are you currently active in?
Currently involved in 3 very Active games.

•Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
Right now, I am currently on a cycle, that only allows me to check 4 days in a row, and then unable to check for 4 days.
Working at getting this sorted out so I can check daily.

•What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I like playing gruff, loyal, and solid classes. I would like to play an arsenal chaplain warpriest.

•Any additional information you would like to share.
Hoping to be able to play this one from the beginning.
Other than that, I can work with pretty much anyone.

Thanks for consideration.

Liberty's Edge

You have questions; that's...understandable:
How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
Enough that I can build what I'm going for, make checks reliably, use abilities responsibly and help look up rules with a minimum of fuss if need be.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
I've been enjoying TTRPG's for years, though perhaps I haven't gotten nearly as many games as I'd like. I was first introduced to the concept by a little game called Talislanta way back in the late 90's. (come to think of it, I need to look them up and see if they're still publishing stuff.) I've enjoyed more than a good read or two on various systems like D&D, Star Wars, World of Darkness (mages FTW!) and even a little Shadowrun. I've glimpsed a whole bunch of lesser known games, but haven't gotten to try nearly as many as I'd hoped.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Yup. Good old brackets are where the magic happens. Bold for talking, italics for thinking, smaller and bigger for whispering and shouting...you get the idea.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
No, though I've applied for one with a very unique approach to recruitment before.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
Two, possibly a third if I'm accepted. I once held eight games concurrently, so no need to worry about overloading on three or four.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
No problem at all. Given how hard it can be to actually get a table together in person, I actually appreciate the (mostly) regular nature of PBP.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I'm a bit of a connoisseur. I like to try things. Whenever I see a recruitment, if something inspires me I run with it to see where it goes. Sometimes it leads me down familiar paths; sometimes I find myself on the road less traveled. Variety is the spice of life, no? I've done everything from a barebones crunch Dwarven miner-turned-fighter who kept a logbook of his travels with a transcribed accent to a cleric who took up an earthbreaker, is uncomfortable around the dead and gets ill when there's no roof above her head and has detailed internal monologues; the trick is figure out the group's vibe and flow with it, rather then be the odd man out and hog the spotlight.

Any additional information you would like to share.
I'm in Central Standard time, though If I get my way I'll moving back an hour in the hopefully near future. I've recently taken a fondness to myth-weavers.com for character sheets as there's no need for tons of templates and formatting in the alias; just a quick link to all the good stuff--so long as the GM approves of course!


Guess I will throw my hat in the ring for this if it is still open.

How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?

I have played through kingmaker and rise of the runelords.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
I have Been playing since the 90s, starting with warhammer fantasy role play with a few friends. Been playing on and off ever since.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Yes. Played a few games on a different forum.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
No. It looks interesting but I have yet to get the opportunity to play.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
I started in a game on this forum that looked promising but the gm vanished without trace and it hasn't picked up again. Not managed to get into any other games on this forum.
I am currently in a traveller game elsewhere.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
I tend to post and or check daily. Sometimes more than daily.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I like wizards. And gnomes. And gnome wizards. Most of my characters are one or both of those things. Wizards and gnomes are surprisingly versatile.

Any additional information you would like to share.
I tend towards role play over roll play, although enjoy a healthy mix of both. For me it is all about the story


Ah, just realised I missed the boat. Nevermind


GM Deadly Secret wrote:

Hello,

I am an experienced Game Master on VTT’s and have a moderate amount of experience with roleplaying on forums. Today I would like to start up a game of Reign of Winter. My last attempt at this was two years ago. A lot of things were going on and ultimately the game had to be halted. Now that life permits it, I would like to give this another go. I have run Reign of Winter a few times now with VTT groups and will be keeping it vanilla with my personal touch.

I do recruit a little differently than the other GM’s perhaps. I always felt like these forums are a competition to get into games and some players are in multiple games already. (I say this because it has been nearly impossible for me to get into a PbP game as a player due to this strange recruitment process.) I like to look at myself as a fair person and would like to give new players or players who don’t have a bunch of games a chance. So I kindly ask, if you are already in a bunch of games or have played Reign of Winter before… do not apply.

Build rules will be established after we select a group where you all can coordinate together to make a party.

Things I would like to know in this recruitment:

  • How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
  • How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
  • Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
  • Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
  • How many PbP games are you currently active in?
  • Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
  • What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
  • Any additional information you would like to share.

Take note this is not a popularity contest and I don't need paragraphs of your life story. Just give me some fun things to know.

If you have any questions about the game, I will answer but I won’t give you build information. That is reserved for...

Accepting 1 more applicant. Apply quick or miss your chance. No dotting!


Pathfinder Adventure Path, Companion, Rulebook Subscriber

How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
Significant, it's the main system I have played over the last seven to eight years or so.
How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
Between ten and twelve years at this point.
Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Yep, I am in a fair number of games currently and understand the formatting.
Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
I have played around a third of the way through the first book and have a general knowledge of where the story leads but have been careful not to read too much because I really want to play it and never seem to get a game that makes it very far.
How many PbP games are you currently active in?
Around sixteen or so between Paizo and RPOL, about half of them are fairly rapid posting at any given time (1/day-ish).
Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
I can check on a fairly regular basis but posting is usually between once a day and every other day on average.
What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I generally prefer casters, particularly ones that are support/save based as the dice roller generally hates me. Generally they are fairly promiscuous but not always and are most often good aligned. I also tend to put some kind of tragedy in their story, I think it helps drive them more and adds some extra incentive to the character's motivations.
Any additional information you would like to share.
I make Gencon every year, sometimes I judge for the LSJ campaign, sometimes I don't, depends on if a I make it to Origins or not. I also work ten hour shifts four days a week (M,T,R,F) and so those days my posting tends to be less frequent.

I usually have a number of character ideas roughed out that I can adapt for one game or another so dropping in is fairly simple. reign of Winter is one of the campaign I've most wanted to play because of where all it goes and is one I will be very dedicated to playing in.


Now closed, TY for application. If all 5 pre-selected players don't set up to play I'll let you know.


This party needs a support/healer. First person who responds to first post questions is in. Players only just begun.


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
a lot!
How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
used to play SR, have been playing PF for several years. recently added Sotdl
Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
of course
Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
no
How many PbP games are you currently active in?
4, most are quite slow
Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
1/day minimum promised
What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I hate the loner, so I always try to befriend my allies. My favorite classes are oracle, paladin and investigator - hate the cleric and the warpriest. Themes are different, but I always stick to one that acts as the origin for the character idea.
Any additional information you would like to share.
will need 24h to finalize the character, it's sunday and the sun is shining. A good reason to make a solar mystery oracle. Also looing at a ice-themed druid. both have options for support/healer. Summoning for flanking etc counts as support, right? is Druidic Herbalism Nature Bond Variant from healer's handbook allowed?


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
Moderate; I'm fairly confident in the basics but not enough to instantly see all the edge cases.

How much experience do you have with RPGs in general?
I've only played Pathfinder. I GMed for about a year with a live group going to lvl8 and have been in a fair number of PbPs on and off in the last 6 years or so. The longest one also lasted for a year and went to lvl4.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Yes I've played before and read the sticky guides.

Have you played RoW before?
No but I considered running it and read through the AP a few years ago. I never got to do it though. I remember the overall plot but not the minutiae. I don't have a problem with separating IC and OOC knowledge.

How many PbP games are you active in?
Running one and playing in three.

How often can you post?
Usually 1/day, sometimes 2/day.

What type of characters do you like to play?
I like dwarves. But somehow two of the characters I enjoyed the most so far have been gnomes - a bard and an investigator. It really mostly comes down to inspiration for a particular story.

Any additional info
I am a Russian speaker which I guess becomes important later in the AP :) I went into reading Book 5 expecting lots of cheesy stuff but was blown away by how good it actually was - a great blend of research and creativity. I think it's one of Paizo's best adventures ever.

EDIT: and ninja'ed - I guess I need to add that I'm a slow poster from phones!


@Ellioti - Welcome to the table, an PM has been sent.

@CyberMephit - Sorry I did agree to take the 1st one who applies. If a spot opens I'll re-review your application and send you a PM.

This listing is now closed.


GM - sure I understand the rules are the rules :)


Hello, this table is open to 1 or 2 more players. You will start at level 2. The first two people to answer post one's questions I will message you with further details. Happy Gaming!


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules? A decent amount. I'm no rules expert but I've played enough to understand them.
How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general? Quite a bit. I played a lot of original AD&D and through 3rd edition before I took some years off. Now I have a real life 5e group and do Pathfinder through PbP.
Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to? Yes
Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful) Not at all. I'm actually having to look it up on the Paizo site just to see the general theme. Also downloading the player's guide (but not the AP itself)
How many PbP games are you currently active in? I'm in 2 PFS games that will end within a month, and one Carrion Crown AP now. I do have submissions in to two other APs that haven't completed selection yet.
Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you. 100% definitely. I can check the forums while at work and often make myself NOT post so I'm not dominating the table with 5 posts a day vs other people's 1.
What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes! I enjoy playing characters that are non-heroic. Either conflicted anti-heroes, characters with social flaws, anything that makes me have to do character development instead of just rolling dice. I usually go for partial casters and skillmonkeys, sometimes arcane casters...investigators, alchemists, inquisitors, and witches are my favorite classes. The only role I don't usually enjoy is a pure melee.

Grand Lodge

How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
I’ve been playing PF since 2011; 2 star PFS GM; nearing end of GMing 6-year Crimson Throne home game (we only get to play 6-8 times a year); also finishing playing Mummy’s Mask in another home game.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
Started with Red Box back in the early 80s, although didn’t actually get to play much. Last 7 years have been more intensive, but dropping off with kid now. PbP is helping fill the void.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Yes, just started last March but have been in a number of PFS games.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
Nope

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
2 PFS games, 1 AP that just died about 2 months in, and just joined a game of Kingmaker that’s been going for a bit.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
I spend all day on my computer, most days, so yes.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
Range of personalities: Gung-ho adventurers who are ‘all-in’ to clever manipulators to Falstaffian satyrs. I tend to favor 6th lvl mixed class. Inquisitors, Investigators, Alchemists, Magi, especially when tied to an interesting theme or item (black blade magus, harrow deck witch, that sort of thing).


Hello, this table is looking for 2 more players. You will be starting at level 1 but very close to level 2. Please answer post 1 questions and I will accept the first two to apply.

Grand Lodge

Looking to clarify, did I not make the cut, or are you looking to add 4 total? Thanks.


Was kinda wondering the same thing. I think she's running a couple tables, and since one call was for lvl 2 characters and one call was for lvl 1 almost 2 then maybe it's 2 players per table?


How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
I've been playing PF for around three years on this site, I'd say I've got a pretty good handle on them.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
Not much more than that. Before I started doing PBP on here, I'd played some tabletop war games here and there, some of which involved some roleplaying, but little else.

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Yes. As above, I've been PBPing on this site for about three years.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little?
Once, but the game died at the first encounter. It sounds like y'all are past that already.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
10 in theory, but some of those are looking like they might be about to kick the bucket.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
Yes.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I tend to shy away from full casters, but I like Gishes and Martials. I'd play a full caster if the party needed it, a pure blasting sorcerer or a druid that focused on his companion and wildshape seem like they could be fun. Generally though, I tend to play more Magi, Paladins, Barbarians, etc.


Pathfinder Rulebook Subscriber

How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
I've been playing Pathfinder for a good 5 solid years now, and I started playing 3e/3.5 when I was in college, around 2001.

How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
I started playing RPGs in college. My first game was Legend of the 5 Rings, then I spread out into D&D and Shadowrun. I've tried a lot of different systems over the years (Mutants & Masterminds, GURPS, HERO, Rifts, Apocalypse World, etc.)

Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Yes, I've tried PbP before. Do you prefer formatting character dialogue in bold, or italic? I know some groups do different things.

Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
Yes, I once tried to GM it for an in-person game, but a couple of disruptive players, combined with forces outside of the game forced me to end it early in the second book. This was years ago, so I don't really remember any details.

How many PbP games are you currently active in?
Zero.

Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
Yes, I can easily check the game daily, as I have internet access at home and at work. I am in the Pacific time zone.

What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
It tends to vary, as I've tried to spread out and try everything over the years. Rogues were my first love though, and I still tend to love playing skillful characters that deal with problems for the rest of the party (like traps, scouting, etc.) When I first got into Pathfinder Society play, the group I was with kind of stuck me with the cleric role, and I grew to really like it eventually. Personality-wise, I tend to have the most fun when my character has a clear motive. I like to play determined, focused characters and I like to feel like I'm part of the surrounding world (interacting with NPCs, building relations with the locals, etc.)


This recruitment is now closed. I have messaged those who applied. Spectrevk, you're on the waiting list unfortunately but it might not be a long wait.


•How much experience do you have with Pathfinder rules?
A lot, it's kinda my main hobby for 10 years now.

•How much experience do you have with Roleplaying in general?
I am into deeper roleplaying and have quite some experience with it.

•Are you familiar with PbP formatting and how to?
Yes, been in and ran games since several years now.

•Have you ever played Reign of Winter before, even just a little? (please be truthful)
You can see on this avatar how far i got in Reign of Winter. I also played the PFS portion of the first book several years ago, but barely remember anything.

•How many PbP games are you currently active in?
4 games, some of which go very slow.

•Will you be able to check the game at least daily or every other day to post? If not explain and we can work with you.
Usualy i post daily, if i can twice.

•What type of characters do you like to play? Personality, Class, Themes!
I prefer rogueish and sorcerish classes with sassy personalities mostly, but also love monks.

•Any additional information you would like to share.
I would love to be put on the waiting list and be considered at the next change. Thank you very much.

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