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Hosting Remote Tabletop Games with Roll20 — Nolan T. Jones on Being Unplugged | Hello Tech Pros
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Nolan T. Jones is the co-creator of the “virtual tabletop” Roll20 — the most popular platform for tabletop roleplaying games online. He doubles as a recovering comic book writer.

 

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Key Takeaways

  • Your personal values and priorities drive your life choices.
  • House rules are complicated, everyone has their own quirks and systems.
  • 1.6 million people have tried online gaming through roll20.net.
  • Facilitating a role-playing game requires giving incentives to the players to arrive on time and stay to the end.
    • First person in gets extra loot.
    • Start the session with a short board game or card game to have fun right away.
  • Early video games got inspiration from tabletop RPGs and modern RPG players can get inspiration from video games.
  • Learn to say no, professionally and personally.

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