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Anatomy of a Roleplaying Group.

Posted in The Witterings of Mawdrigen with tags , on 7 April 2013 by Mawdrigen

I’ve spent an inordinate amounts of time with Role-playing Groups in the capacity of GM over the years. Every group is different, and yet at the same time every group is somewhat similar.

So in this post I’m going to add a few of my observances.

Nb: I do not claim to have invented any of these terms (although I think some might be new) so some of this might reiterate things you have seen before. These are just the categories I have spotted and filed players in over the years. Please note that most players fall into more than one category and usually that means the various bits balance each other out, it’s when someone starts strongly leaning into one category that the problems start.

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