RPG INTROs 2019: Prospective GM Thread

Avatar for Jon_Bell Jon ( Jon_Bell )

Posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Most of those reading this will know the drill here; RPG Intro Oneshots are coming up at the start of next term, and we're expecting a big turnout if last year was anything to go by. So, we need some volunteer GM's willing to run oneshots. The University has booked several rooms on our behalf (see this spreadsheet) and I'm aiming to allocate as many as possible before the day to (hopefully) make things run smoothly. So please let us know if you're interested in running a game, and if so, what system and level. You can turn up on the day with a game to run, but it makes things easier if you sign up here (or let me know elsewhere on Facebook or Discord).
Of course, we also have our normal pub trip booked for afterwards, which this year will be held at Varsity (not the Dirty Duck), and we have space booked from 7pm (though we expect groups to filter in as and when they finish).
Additionally, the general discussion thread for the event can be found here: https://www.warwicktabletop.co.uk/forum/thread/280/ where you can make elevator-style pitches ahead of time (if you wish). And as one final note, please do not sign up to the event in the events section; that is for working out how many prospective players we have, and therefore how many GM's we need.

Avatar for Tim Timothy ( Tim )

Posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago

I aim to be around by welcome week, so intend to run a D&D 5e level 1 game for up to 6 players.


"Rationality is just a matter of opinion - one I happen to agree with."

"Being evil is so much more fun than being good. But being good is so much more satisfying than being evil. You should try to find whatever balance works best for you and those around you."

Avatar for Sporeman0 Patrick ( Sporeman0 )

Posted 2 months, 1 week ago

I'm intending to run a Shadowrun 5th edition game for up to 5 players.

Avatar for Benji Benjamin ( Benji )

Posted 2 months ago

I am planning on running a level 11 D&D 5e one shot of sorts. I'm hoping it will set up other sessions I plan to run later on this year.

Avatar for Callum Callum ( Callum )

Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

I will obviously be there, and will be running something - I have no idea what just yet, but it will be something


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Avatar for chilifiend Joey ( chilifiend )

Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I am planning on running a D&D 5e level 3 adventure for up to five.

Avatar for Jatsmith Joshua ( Jatsmith )

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I plan on running part 4 of lost mine of phandelver which is the mine itself so it is mostly dungeon.

Avatar for wilkieds Wilkie ( wilkieds )

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I'd like to run between 3 and 5 people through a completely improvised Level 1 Dungeon World adventure! These can be quite short, like two hours, so I can easily run multiple groups over a longer period!

Avatar for shaofu Thomas ( shaofu )

Posted 1 month, 1 week ago

I plan on running a low level game for 2 to 5 people. I'm calling it Bonds of Iron, it will be in my system.

Avatar for ArdRíCáel Niamh/Naomhán ( ArdRíCáel )

Posted 1 month, 1 week ago

I'm planning on running a Call of Cthulhu game for those new to Call of Cthulhu or RPGs in general (although of course anyone would be welcome to join!) for 2 to 5 people.

Avatar for Tobonic Toby ( Tobonic )

Posted 1 month, 1 week ago

If I'm available I'm going to run a 5E level 3 game with PCs as close approximations of Lord of the Rings characters. Up to 8.

Avatar for Titian Titian

Posted 1 month ago

I am probably going to run a one shot in Eberron for about 4 to 8 people, mystery orientated being focused on working out why some warforged are trying to infiltrate a Dragonmarked house's facilities.

Avatar for Tim Timothy ( Tim )

Posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Due to a combination of not being able to move into Coventry until after welcome week, the ridiculously expensive train ticket to get to Coventry, and feeling bad about sleeping on people’s sofas, it seems I will likely be unable to attend the Intro to RPGs event.


"Rationality is just a matter of opinion - one I happen to agree with."

"Being evil is so much more fun than being good. But being good is so much more satisfying than being evil. You should try to find whatever balance works best for you and those around you."

Avatar for Anakin Anakin ( Anakin )

Posted 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Obviously a bit late but hopefully you know I'll be running something. Just posted something in the other thread as my ideas are just now culminating into a fully prepped game.

Avatar for Cerenarian Christopher ( Cerenarian )

Posted 3 weeks, 2 days ago

I'm pretty new to the club as I didn't really attend much last year but I'd like to run a Level 3 Pathfinder Game for about 4 or 5 people. Forest themed, probably to introduce people to the game if they haven't played it before.

Avatar for Johnnic Jonah ( Johnnic )

Posted 2 weeks, 6 days ago

I was planning on running a Call of Cthulhu oneshot for 2-5 players. Can have beginngers to experienced players.

Avatar for Jon_Bell Jon ( Jon_Bell )

Posted 2 weeks, 5 days ago

I've updated the spreadsheet in the starting post here to include room allocations for everyone I currently know to be running a game.

Avatar for soupsmith Callum ( soupsmith )

Posted 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Sorry about the late notice, but I'll be running a 3rd level D&D 5E one-shot. I normally have 5 players, but I should be fine with 6, and I can maybe manage 7. Not convinced about 7 though.

Avatar for finnbar Finnbar ( finnbar )

Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

I'm finally posting about this! Hooray!

I'll be running Crash Pandas, a one-page RPG about raccoons trying to drive a racing car. Don't ask questions. Since it's a one-page RPG, I'll also have Run The Shadows (a one-page parody of Shadowrun) Adventure Skeletons (another one-page RPG) prepared just in case Trash Pandas doesn't last as long.


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