Tangible gaming


Over the course of this week I’ve done almost no MMORPG gaming, but I’ve been lucky enough to do a good amount of other gaming. We’ve played two different rpg sessions in the room with friends or family (Starfinder & 5E D&D). Although we played Starfinder using Fantasy Grounds with everything ‘virtual’, including the dice rolls; for D&D we opted to go a hybrid route and used FG for the character sheets and the battle maps, but with all dice rolls done using my nephew’s very extensive polyhedral dice collection.

The second game really brought home the tangible aspect of this type of ‘in the room’ gaming that is, unfortunately, missing from virtual tabletop equivalent. To be clear without Fantasy Grounds we’d have done a lot less rpg sessions over the years, it’s a great asset to my hobby. There is a certain frisson from getting to physically roll real…

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