At Office Hours last Thursday, HubCityQuestion suggested that we could set up a play-by-post “tabletop” game to coincide with All-Star Games. A bunch of us have been talking about it in PM, but for visibility and public access, a regular topic will work better.
So, this is just a topic to raise suggestions or just generally say you’re interested.
This is what we’ve discussed so far:
Plans: It has been suggested that we start with a short game or mini-campaign as a trial run. Personally, I like that, though I think enough people have shown interest that we may need multiple separate games. No specifics yet.
System: There’s no DC RPG currently in publication, but we talked about using Mutants and Masterminds, the Hero System, or a simplified d100 system. I personally like M&M because it has a very complete open System Reference Document which means anybody can access the rules for free. It was also the basis for DC Adventures if anyone’s played that.
Location: There’s a little confusion as to whether we could run games on DCU, so we’ve discussed using Discord. Both platforms offer approximately the same tools, so it’s more about what we’re allowed to do and what people are comfortable with.
It hasn’t come up yet, but I should float the additional subject of choosing a GM. I’m not the most experienced, but I’m definitely willing to do the job.