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First Thoughts
Want to discuss your new game idea? Not sure where to go from here? Looking for basic feedback? Then post here.

Moderator: Ron Edwards

Posts: 21,244
Topics: 2,153

Last post: May 29, 2010, 07:53:03 AM Re: Limiting GM fiat wit... by PeterBB

Playtesting is key! If you're doing any, then post about it here. It doesn't matter whether you're the designer or not.

Moderator: Ron Edwards

Posts: 5,855
Topics: 760

Last post: May 26, 2010, 09:38:43 PM Re: [Final Hour of a Sto... by Dan Maruschak

For design activities, contests, and other organized events, including the Ronnies and Iron Game Chef discussions.

Moderator: Ron Edwards

Posts: 1,795
Topics: 181

Last post: May 18, 2010, 01:00:18 AM Re: Games for Goblins by Vulpinoid

Actual Play
This forum is for discussion of what goes on in your actual RPG sessions, things you've learned from them, and problems you might have.

Posts: 37,949
Topics: 3,652

Last post: May 31, 2010, 06:54:48 AM Re: [Rifts] -- Rifts wo... by Hans Otterson

Discuss methods of publishing from electronic to full-on book printing to new punk avenues.

Posts: 17,059
Topics: 1,744

Last post: May 31, 2010, 06:17:28 AM Re: Color Printing quest... by fernando

Find playtesters, artists, layout and website gurus, or whatever other skills you need for your independent game.

Posts: 4,422
Topics: 1,291

Last post: May 21, 2010, 05:42:16 PM Focused Playtest by Brimshack

Plan convention appearances, events, and meetings.

Moderator: Luke

Posts: 7,338
Topics: 828

Last post: May 24, 2010, 04:17:34 PM [UK Games Expo] 4-6 June... by Gregor Hutton

Site Discussion
This forum is for any requests or problems with

Posts: 6,120
Topics: 801

Last post: May 30, 2010, 12:31:37 PM Re: Is it just me, or is... by lumpley


RPG Theory
Review the Forge's work on RPG theory and design.

Posts: 36,778
Topics: 2,095

Last post: December 03, 2005, 06:35:31 PM Re: Farewell to the foru... by Ron Edwards

GNS Model Discussion
This forum is for historical review of the GNS (Gamist/Narrativist/Simulationist) Model.

Posts: 13,837
Topics: 844

Last post: December 02, 2005, 03:23:44 PM Graduation by Ron Edwards

Indie Game Design
This forum is for discussing independent RPG design. This forum is now closed.

Moderator: Ron Edwards

Posts: 32,459
Topics: 3,020

Last post: March 01, 2006, 01:19:24 AM Re: [Neverwake] Almost d... by Keith

Independent Game Forums

Adept Press
Discuss Ron Edwards'">Sorcerer and">Elfs.

Moderator: Ron Edwards

Posts: 14,096
Topics: 1,614

Last post: May 31, 2010, 08:39:45 AM Re: [S/Lay w/Me] Setting... by Hans Otterson

Arkenstone Publishing
Discuss">Chombie Cinema, Solar System, and whatever else Eero cooked together since then.

Moderator: Eero Tuovinen

Posts: 894
Topics: 120

Last post: May 29, 2010, 01:44:30 PM Re: [SS / TWoN] Mechanic... by Eero Tuovinen

Beyond the Wire Productions
Discuss">Marshall Burns' The Rustbelt and Super Action Now!

Moderator: Marshall Burns

Posts: 127
Topics: 20

Last post: April 26, 2010, 07:03:18 PM Re: [Rustbelt] de-ashcan... by Marshall Burns

Black and Green Games
Discuss">Black and Green Games, including Breaking the Ice.

Moderator: Emily Care

Posts: 364
Topics: 70

Last post: April 30, 2010, 08:21:59 PM Re: [StM] - Questions ab... by Lavinia

Bully Pulpit Games
Discuss">Bully Pulpit Games, including The Shab-al-Hiri Roach.

Moderators: Jason Morningstar, Steve Segedy

Posts: 370
Topics: 79

Last post: May 04, 2010, 01:42:22 PM Re: Reports from The Pla... by Jason Morningstar

Dark Omen Games
Discuss Legends of
, Dirty Secrets, and other games from">Dark Omen Games.

Moderator: GreatWolf

Posts: 817
Topics: 140

Last post: June 26, 2009, 06:02:55 PM Re: [LoA] I/C ties by Filip Luszczyk

Dog Eared Designs
Adventures and other games by Matt Wilson.

Moderator: Matt Wilson

Posts: 2,123
Topics: 317

Last post: May 31, 2010, 06:15:20 AM Re: Bullet point reminde... by fernando

Eric J. Boyd Designs
Discuss The Committee for the Exploration of Mysteries and other games from">Eric J. Boyd Designs.

Moderator: Eric J. Boyd

Posts: 26
Topics: 11

Last post: July 19, 2009, 02:06:13 AM Committee is sold out - ... by Eric J. Boyd

Errant Knight Games
Discuss Kayfabe and other games from">Errant Knight Games.

Posts: 234
Topics: 52

Last post: May 14, 2007, 05:05:49 PM Re: Resources trait for ... by Aidan

Galileo Games
Discuss Brennan Taylor's Galileo Games, including Bulldogs! and Mortal Coil.

Moderator: Brennan Taylor

Posts: 436
Topics: 78

Last post: December 22, 2009, 11:50:15 AM Re: How We Came to Live ... by matthijs

Discuss">glyphpress games, including Under the Bed, Shock:, and Beowulf.

Moderator: Joshua A.C. Newman

Posts: 591
Topics: 78

Last post: April 08, 2010, 06:27:30 PM Ferret Guide by Jacesaunders

Green Fairy Games
Discuss">Green Fairy Games including Fae Noir.

Moderator: JustinB

Posts: 65
Topics: 15

Last post: March 01, 2010, 09:06:12 PM A couple of questions by Snuggles_The_Elf

Half Meme Press
Indie RPGs by">Paul Czege, and an experimental play labworks

Moderator: Paul Czege

Posts: 1,166
Topics: 194

Last post: May 27, 2010, 12:12:38 AM Re: [MLwM] Convention ga... by Eero Tuovinen

Incarnadine Press
Discuss">Incarnadine Press' games With Great Power, War Stories and Discernment.

Moderator: Michael S. Miller

Posts: 509
Topics: 106

Last post: May 20, 2010, 05:44:17 PM The Minionsverse, actual... by thegonk

lumpley games
Discuss Dogs in the Vineyard, Mechaton, In a Wicked Age, and other">lumpley games.

Moderator: lumpley

Posts: 10,018
Topics: 1,316

Last post: May 30, 2010, 01:56:40 PM Re: [DitV] Actual Play Q... by lumpley

Muse of Fire Games
Talk about Capes and other games from">Muse of Fire Studio.

Moderator: TonyLB

Posts: 4,600
Topics: 418

Last post: May 17, 2010, 12:04:03 AM Re: TonyLB and MB out of... by Eero Tuovinen

ndp design
Discuss Timestream, carry, and other games by Nathan Paoletta.

Moderator: Nathan P.

Posts: 141
Topics: 47

Last post: February 12, 2010, 11:47:37 PM [Annalise] At The Crossr... by Nathan P.

Night Sky Games
Discuss Meguey Baker's 1001 Nights and whatever else happens.

Moderator: Meguey

Posts: 87
Topics: 22

Last post: May 31, 2010, 06:18:35 AM Re: Hacks and LARPS! by fernando design
Discuss Agon and other games by John Harper.

Moderator: John Harper

Posts: 929
Topics: 184

Last post: May 25, 2010, 01:05:23 PM Dice and throwing them by Fatespinner

Robert Bohl Games
Talk about">Misspent Youth and Rob's other projects.

Moderator: Robert Bohl

Posts: 55
Topics: 14

Last post: August 17, 2009, 10:00:26 PM Re: [Misspent Youth] Con... by Robert Bohl

Stone Baby Games
Discuss Steal Away Jordan from">Stone Baby Games.

Moderator: Parthenia

Posts: 43
Topics: 12

Last post: June 09, 2009, 07:05:39 AM Re: Actual Play Reports by Hans Otterson

These Are Our Games
Discuss Polaris and other games from Ben and Calder at">TAO Games.

Moderator: Ben Lehman

Posts: 878
Topics: 144

Last post: March 17, 2010, 04:17:04 AM Re: [Polaris] Moon Owner... by Supplanter

Twisted Confessions
Discuss Fastlane and other games from">Twisted Confessions.

Moderator: Lxndr

Posts: 330
Topics: 47

Last post: May 12, 2010, 12:51:51 AM On Fastlane by Lxndr

Discuss">Universalis with Mike Holmes and Ralph Mazza of Ramshead Publishing.

Moderators: Valamir, Mike Holmes

Posts: 2,603
Topics: 358

Last post: April 29, 2010, 09:21:44 PM Re: Blood Red Sands Rule... by Bill Burdick

Wild Hunt Studios
Talk about Orx and other game material from">Wild Hunt Studios.

Moderator: greyorm

Posts: 80
Topics: 23

Last post: May 08, 2010, 09:03:30 PM [ORX] Interesting Questi... by greyorm

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My Life With Master Playtest
An example of how a playtest forum might work, as used for Paul Czege's My Life with Master.

Posts: 307
Topics: 38

Last post: August 01, 2003, 08:23:48 PM Forum by Mike Holmes

Adamant Entertainment
Discuss games by Gareth-Michael Skarka's">Adamant Entertainment.

Posts: 312
Topics: 34

Last post: January 26, 2004, 02:29:39 AM Skull & Bones Ship-to-Sh... by Chairman7w

Bob Goat Press
Talk about Conspiracy of Shadows and other games from">Bob Goat Press.

Moderator: Keith Senkowski

Posts: 589
Topics: 106

Last post: September 04, 2009, 07:26:59 AM London CoS Game by Gypelemo70

Burning Wheel
Discuss the">Burning Wheel RPG from Luke Crane.

Moderator: Luke

Posts: 1,332
Topics: 179

Last post: September 23, 2009, 02:07:03 AM Burning Empires Inspirat... by N.riweeni

Cartoon Action Hour
Discuss Spectrum Game Studios'">Cartoon Action Hour.

Posts: 791
Topics: 139

Last post: October 17, 2003, 02:12:51 PM We're Moving! by Cynthia Celeste Miller

Chimera Creative
Discuss RPG graphic design & layout and">Chimera Creative games Dust Devils, and Dreamspire.

Moderator: Matt Snyder

Posts: 1,361
Topics: 234

Last post: March 23, 2010, 03:55:02 PM [Nine Worlds] Full PDF n... by Matt Snyder

CRN Games
Discuss">CRN Games's The Shadow of Yesterday, The Princes' Kingdom, Donjon and other works.

Moderator: Clinton R. Nixon

Posts: 4,170
Topics: 631

Last post: April 09, 2008, 01:01:45 PM Re: [CRN] Ack! What? by Troels

Destroy All Games
Discuss Sean Wipfli's Dead Meat and other games.

Posts: 42
Topics: 11

Last post: August 31, 2004, 12:53:51 AM All Games Destroyed? by Matt Steflik

Evilhat Productions
For discussion of Fate, Pace, and other games from">Evilhat Productions.

Moderator: iago

Posts: 558
Topics: 110

Last post: November 04, 2008, 04:13:42 PM THIS BOARD HAS BEEN RETI... by iago

Discuss HeroQuest, the game of epic roleplaying in Glorantha, published by">Issaries, Inc..

Posts: 6,600
Topics: 482

Last post: January 07, 2007, 09:22:01 PM Re: Where to order HeroQ... by Ron Edwards

Key 20 Publishing
Discuss "Little Fears," the game of childhood terror from Jason Blair of">Key 20 Publishing.

Posts: 924
Topics: 155

Last post: February 05, 2004, 08:23:02 PM Last Post Here by Jason L Blair

Memento-Mori Theatricks
Independent game design from beyond the grave with">Memento-Mori

Posts: 1,242
Topics: 224

Last post: August 01, 2003, 03:11:31 PM Goodbye, farewell, auf W... by Matt Machell

Mystic Ages Online
Discussion of">Mystic Ages Online's articles, games, and public refuse.

Posts: 170
Topics: 56

Last post: August 11, 2003, 08:29:32 PM Mystic Ages Online Forum... by Nathan

Experience the bizarre universe of">Psychobilly Games' Orbit

Posts: 137
Topics: 18

Last post: February 12, 2004, 07:22:40 AM The Universe of ORBIT by JSDiamond

This forum is for the development and discussion of Fang Langford's Scattershot.

Posts: 406
Topics: 58

Last post: August 09, 2003, 01:32:30 AM Is It Over? by Lxndr

Seraphim Guard
Discuss HeartQuest and the upcoming Fuzz: the Furry Police from">Seraphim Guard.

Posts: 142
Topics: 51

Last post: September 25, 2003, 05:22:53 AM Entering the superhero m... by Michael Hopcroft

Wicked Press
Discuss the indie game stylings of John Wick's">Wicked Press.

Posts: 205
Topics: 29

Last post: October 18, 2005, 12:58:12 PM Cat Magic by thelostgm

Review Discussion
Discuss the the Forge's library of independent RPG">reviews.

Posts: 189
Topics: 22

Last post: July 15, 2002, 12:52:51 PM Dust Devils review is up by Ron Edwards

XIG Games
Discuss">Starchildren, the game of
rock and roll revolution, by">XIG

Posts: 29
Topics: 9

Last post: November 20, 2003, 12:57:27 AM So...what is the deal wi... by gameboymaster

SimplePhrase Press
The place to discuss all matters and concerns of">Ethan Greer's publishing imprint.

Posts: 153
Topics: 22

Last post: January 12, 2005, 07:12:08 PM SimplePhrase Press Goes ... by ethan_greer

The Riddle of Steel
Discuss Driftwood Publishing's">The Riddle of Steel.

Posts: 20,879
Topics: 1,706

Last post: March 21, 2005, 01:59:47 PM TROS in gamestores by Ron Edwards

Random Order Creations
Discuss James West's games The Pooland The Questing Beast.

Posts: 1,061
Topics: 146

Last post: October 12, 2005, 02:30:20 PM Re: Pool Character Sheet by Norbert Matausch

Forge Birthday Forum
Come celebrate the Forge's third birthday here! Any non-flaming topic is A-OK. This forum will be open from April 4 to April 9, 2006.

Posts: 4,751
Topics: 249

Last post: April 10, 2006, 12:35:41 PM Re: Snyder Has No Cell P... by droog

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