When tech gets in the way


I was reminded on Monday of how much my gaming relies on technology these-days and how that technology can, at times, be quite the hindrance. I ran another session of Dungeons & Dragons 5E for family members via Fantasy Grounds as the group is spread across three different households in two different cities.

For most of the time all worked well, but as we neared the end of the session the random disconnects/reconnects that often seem to be a thing with FG became notably worse and also some sync issues where the map and counters weren’t updating properly on two of the clients did stop play for a bit. It wasn’t an excessive delay, we had a lot of fun and the party made good progress through the current dungeon. Still, were we all in the same room playing with pen and paper only such issues wouldn’t occur at all…

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