Games Roleplaying
A roleplaying game (RPG) is a structured method of playing "Let's Pretend", in which players create characters to serve as protagonists in a fictional world created by a game master. Although characters and plots are driven largely by the imagination of the participants, game rules are used to resolve the results of dramatic conflicts, providing the games with a necessary element of suspense. Roleplaying began with the creation of the fantasy game Dungeons & Dragons in Wisconsin in 1972, but now includes hundreds of commercial systems and homemade RPGs in many languages and genres. This category primarily covers what are often called tabletop roleplaying games (because they are typically played sitting around a table, with books and dice) but also includes its pen-and-paper descendants, live action roleplaying (where players dress up and physically act out their characters' actions) and gamebook roleplaying (system-based interactive fiction).
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Pen & Paper
News and reviews for current and upcoming roleplaying games. Also features a RPG Database, release dates, message board, fonts, and gaming databases for Dungeons and Dragons, Star Wars d20, Exalted, and World of Darkness.
Alan De Smet - Role-Playing Games
A selection of practical tips for game masters and players of any system, information about some Gaming Conventions, and resources for Amber, Dungeons and Dragons, and Shadowrun.
ENnie Awards
The Gen Con EN World RPG Awards ("ENnies") are an annual fan-based celebration of excellence in tabletop roleplaying. Nominees and prior winners are presented with voting opportunity and staff as well as a blog.
Errant Dreams
Features articles, essays, reviews, and email newsletters.
News and reviews with forums and chatrooms.
GreeneThorne's Realm
Detailing the various RPGs that the author plays. Also contains custom gaming software for download.
Indie RPG Awards
All of these Awards are voted on by RPG peers only. This is to try to level the playing field in handing out awards.
RPG Blog
Blog with news, reviews, and analysis.
RPG Resource
Dedicated to supporting roleplaying campaigns by providing company and product lists with reviews, links, and general resources.
Audio resources for roleplaying sessions, as well as audio reviews and downloads.
Strolen's Citadel - The Idea Guild
Searchable fantasy resource for game masters and players for original plots and items.

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