Role-playing Games Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for gamemasters and players of tabletop, paper-and-pencil role-playing games

Most popular questions

405 How do I get my PCs to not be a bunch of murderous cretins? 2011-05-21T21:08:57.223

269 What is "my guy syndrome" and how do I handle it? 2014-05-03T22:00:16.967

198 Managing a Medieval Low Orbit Ion Cannon 2016-02-23T15:48:22.603

176 Dealing with difficult male players, when you're a new female player? 2014-12-05T03:02:09.277

166 Without a magic item economy, what is gold for? 2014-09-09T22:11:18.480

146 Differences between D&D 3.5 and Pathfinder 2010-08-19T19:29:48.403

139 How does a player correct a GM mistake without being a rules lawyer or pushover? 2010-11-08T19:10:03.967

139 How does rolling two dice and taking the higher affect the average outcome? 2012-05-29T19:00:11.883

134 Who created the idea of Experience Points? 2011-04-25T08:52:09.027

133 I'm at a loss with “Dungeons and Dragons.” How does one play it, anyway? 2011-11-27T16:42:28.427

132 How to deal with players who like to use the local authorities to solve their problems 2012-10-25T09:34:17.597

127 How to let my players fail their rolls intentionally, but covertly? 2017-02-09T17:30:47.430

126 Player claims their wizard character knows everything (from books). Solutions? 2016-10-28T21:10:01.537

123 Players skipping side quests just to have a laugh at the DM 2018-02-23T12:26:45.513

119 How do you help players not focus on the rules? 2011-02-12T18:43:01.067

118 Betrayed by my GM; how can I respond? 2013-10-25T07:25:50.027

117 Can you drink a potion one-handed underwater? 2016-08-13T17:51:03.403

114 Can I begin roleplaying if I'm visually impaired? 2016-08-16T03:24:44.700

113 How can DMs effectively telegraph specific dangers in D&D? 2010-10-17T06:31:19.793

112 What tools are useful to organize a GM's campaign notes? 2010-08-19T23:04:56.290

110 Where can I find other RPG players? 2010-08-26T21:08:09.047

107 PC ate a necklace of fireballs bead. How dead should they be? 2017-11-02T10:58:29.433

101 As a man, how can I roleplay a woman better? 2010-11-04T18:40:51.747

101 How should a GM deal with "standing orders?" 2013-05-15T16:10:24.427

97 How do I not cheapen death, while also respecting my players' time? 2012-12-03T02:49:01.210

96 How many people does it take to steal a Star Destroyer? 2011-05-19T22:30:43.363

96 What can I do when I accidentally gave out an overpowered item? 2015-08-19T13:24:10.697

95 As a player, I am approaching a situation where "My Guy" syndrome seems inevitable and almost appropriate. What can I do to soften any problems? 2017-06-08T22:03:49.657

94 New girl gamer in our D&D group is causing weird tension - what to do? 2017-01-12T06:06:19.190

92 What's the point of long, empty hallways in dungeons? 2017-05-05T06:31:26.047

89 Why does everyone carry a 10' pole? 2011-06-07T02:11:02.310

89 When should I fudge dice rolls? 2013-12-12T00:47:56.323

89 Are peoples' competencies really as flat in D&D 5e as its math suggests? 2014-07-21T23:16:52.227

89 Is there a legal way to get D&D 5e core rulebook PDFs? 2014-09-10T17:49:32.063

89 How to deal with player MacGyver-ism? 2014-10-22T12:46:24.670

89 How can we handle "firing" our DM? 2017-06-12T17:19:50.723

86 How can I make my PCs flee? 2012-09-13T23:17:05.690

86 Given powerful low-level Clerical healing, how can sick, crippled or otherwise unhealthy people exist? 2016-07-07T16:20:08.947

85 What do you do when your players guess your plots? 2017-04-16T00:38:29.313

83 How do I play a paladin without being a stick in the mud? 2012-11-23T06:15:37.863

83 Can a snake be prone? 2018-01-30T14:09:18.110

82 What are the big differences between the D&D editions? 2012-03-27T19:16:18.957

81 How do I roleplay a character more intelligent than I am? 2010-08-19T19:59:04.340

81 3d6 vs a d20: What is the effect of a different probability curve? 2010-09-14T02:01:50.590

81 Should I warn my players when they're about to do something stupid? 2015-04-26T09:52:44.980

81 Player may be manipulating die rolls, but I'm uncertain. How do I approach the situation? 2017-04-18T13:14:11.787

80 How should a GM deal with sexuality in an RPG? 2010-08-19T21:08:35.890

80 Total Party Kill - What do I do as a GM? 2010-08-23T18:02:47.140

80 Why is the D&D gorgon a metal bull? 2017-12-06T23:23:43.207

79 How do I keep the game moving without undermining player agency? 2014-12-04T04:02:22.937


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