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@  Mage Girl : (17 February 2020 - 02:33 AM) I can safely say I'm so far the only person to post to this shoutbox in 2020...
@  Fire Blazer : (24 December 2019 - 03:17 AM) naw, it's when the bots make collaborated efforts to crawl places, lol
@  kirant : (23 December 2019 - 05:20 AM) What do we do on Index Day? Give each other bots?
@  Fire Blazer : (16 December 2019 - 01:39 AM) LOL
@  xcrash1998 : (30 November 2019 - 11:07 PM) New fictional holiday "Index Day"
@  Fire Blazer : (28 November 2019 - 08:52 PM) yeah just guest bots and stuff I think :( we really were active once upon a time though...
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@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:15 PM) How is most people online at 959 for the 8th of October of this year? Is that right? Did I miss something or was there somekind of spambot invasion?
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:06 PM) I know what you mean, it gets awkard to post something unrelated to the current conversation, and even if somebody picks up on it, it would just become a huge mess in the c hatbox if a multitude of groups talk about different topics.
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:45 PM) especially better imo if you want to update on a topic but like only occasionally (e.g. a project you're working on or a let's play of a game)
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) it's hard for me to explain precisely why but forums just like work better for meaningful discussion over a longer period of time ig
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) but that's def just not hte same ig, idk
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) yeah, you can also kind of respond at your own pace on forums. Discord conversations are often like... it's awkward to respond to something that happened a while ago, especially if the server is active, but even just in general. since you sort of need to keep track of multiple conversations at once at times, and it's not like it has a good reply/quote system ala forums, closest thing really is to copy/paste or screenshot the text you're responding to and then type a response below
@  Elwood : (09 November 2019 - 11:29 AM) Adding on to what's been said, I just enjoy the order and structure of the forums. You can look through the threads and know exactly what people are talking about. Conversation get lost and buried on discord which is why I'm not a big fan of it.
@  kirant : (06 November 2019 - 05:31 AM) I enjoy that part of forums too. They become niche communities where you can have very specialized conversations as opposed to the cluttered mess in Discord.
@  Ezra : (31 October 2019 - 01:17 AM) Yeah, part of me wishes I could go back to the times forums were more prevalent. I really enjoyed how even several different forums based off the same franchise could feel so different. It's not like what we now is bad though, I just feel nostalgic for old times.
@  Fire Blazer : (30 October 2019 - 06:39 AM) also forums in general are just not as prevalent, there are so many other ways to interact these days, like Twitter, FB, Tumblr, etc., where you can just throw your thoughts into the void. I think that's the real issue and that the only people rly interested in forums these days are either super dedicated to whatever they're about, have a specific reason/need to (e.g. support forums), or grew up with them and are thus attached to the idea enough to continue to try and use them (this was kinda me for a while lol but things happen, I couldn't keep it up forever)
@  Fire Blazer : (30 October 2019 - 06:36 AM) I've posted on SF for various reasons ofc but in terms of like making friends and stuff it's p. much just been smaller groups/forums, yeah. mainly FES
@  Elwood : (27 October 2019 - 10:08 PM) Only reason I'm even on Serenes was because I had hacking questions. @Ezra yeah I figured it must be an age thing. I've been called an old man by many a child because I use Facebook.

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Posted 03 June 2015 - 12:44 AM

I'd totally be in for this. My DnD group has been on hold since one member lost interest... I'm very interested. I would just need to brush up on my lore and such. What edition would we be playing?



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Posted 03 June 2015 - 01:04 AM

We're starting with teenagers from outer space first. If you need the rulebook a few of us have a pdf file of it.

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Posted 03 June 2015 - 01:26 AM

I'd still like to get in on this, but I'm not sure if my anxiety is gonna let me participate to the fullest. :( I might have to bow out, I'm too nervous about screwing things up for you guys!!

 

Hey no worries, from the sounds of it you had more experience than the rest of us so you'd probably be better than us anyway. :P I'd personally love to have you, but if you're really not feeling it, that's okay as well.

 

I'd totally be in for this. My DnD group has been on hold since one member lost interest... I'm very interested. I would just need to brush up on my lore and such. What edition would we be playing?

 

Sounds good! As Zac mentioned, we're starting with TFOS because it's a lot simpler than most RPGs, and where none of us have much experience (particularly with DMing), we chose this as an entry point. If you're interested, add me on Skype (SmashedFish76).


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Posted 03 June 2015 - 02:39 AM

Is this done asynchronous (that is, a PBP) or are there expected times to log in? 


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Posted 03 June 2015 - 02:46 AM

That depends, how do you guys want to do it? I was figuring on Skype, but a PBP would probably be easier on everyone's schedules. I personally wouldn't mind either way.


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Posted 03 June 2015 - 03:59 AM

PBP? i can sorta get what it is from context, but someone want to fill me in here?

 

also i may have one more person to play if you're all cool with someone not from the forums playing.



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Posted 03 June 2015 - 05:38 AM

PBP? i can sorta get what it is from context, but someone want to fill me in here?

Play by post.  It's basically using Skype as a private posting forum as oppose to using the message function to emulate talking.  It's basically the divide between asynchronous and synchronous posting.


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Posted 03 June 2015 - 11:12 AM

Ah, I figured it was like that. Just wanted to be certain

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Posted 03 June 2015 - 02:36 PM

also i may have one more person to play if you're all cool with someone not from the forums playing.

 

I wouldn't mind, but there's already 5 of us involved (counting Kristoph and Lucia and excluding me because DM). We should probably draw the line for this game after they join.


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