r/RPGdesign

14k subscribers
created in 2014
last scan 7/11/2019


A gathering place for anyone, either casually or professionally, designing, hacking, or otherwise working with the mechanics of pen-and-paper tabletop RPGs.
https://reddit.com/r/RPGdesign/
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All things related to *designing* tabletop RPGs, wargames, and board games.
https://reddit.com/r/tabletopgamedesign/
r/osr
6k  subs
news and discussion of Old School Renaissance topics. It will primarily focus on Dungeons and Dragons (LBB, 1st ed. AD&D, etc.) and the retroclones. Other Old School games (Traveller, Runequest, Tunnels & Trolls, et al) are of course welcome. OSR - your best choice for fun in gaming.
https://reddit.com/r/osr/
r/rpg
655k  subs
/r/rpg is for meaningful discussions, questions, and help for tabletop/pen & paper RPGs and LARPing.
https://reddit.com/r/rpg/
For the Dungeon World tabletop roleplaying game. Dungeon World is a set of rules for role-playing in a world of fantastic adventure. A world of magic, gods and demons, of good and evil, law and chaos. Brave heroes venture into the most dangerous corners of the land in search of gold and glory.
https://reddit.com/r/DungeonWorld/
r/PBtA
3k  subs
Discussion place of all things Powered by the Apocalypse. New games, your hacks, whatever.
https://reddit.com/r/PBtA/
This subreddit is for Game Masters (GM's) of Tabletop RPG's. It's for advice and questions, newbies and wizened old grognards, and anyone (or anything) in between. We are visited by GM's of many different games. As a guideline we encourage questions that are broad enough to be answered by everyone. System specific (mechanical) questions are allowed also although you may receive better help on the main and/or GM'ing subreddit of said game.
https://reddit.com/r/AskGameMasters/
r/loremasters
16k  subs
This is our private blog, a special resource for Reddit's GMs. Feel free to share and discuss original lore, story arcs, sub-plots, and plans for quests and encounters of all sizes.
https://reddit.com/r/loremasters/
A subreddit dedicated to Blades in the Dark by John Harper, a tabletop role-playing game about a crew of daring scoundrels seeking their fortunes on the haunted streets of an industrial-fantasy city.
https://reddit.com/r/bladesinthedark/
/r/DnDBehindTheScreen is a subreddit for Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Masters to trade tools, guides and resources. A growing archive of hundreds of years of D&D experience. All in one place. Welcome Wanderer!
https://reddit.com/r/DnDBehindTheScreen/
r/worldbuilding
414k  subs
For geeks and nerds, artists, writers, philosophers, politicians and scientists alike: The creation of new worlds and new universes has been a key element of science fiction and fantasy. It can also exist outside the realm of scifi-literature and RPG-gaming as a means of exploring possibilities. This subreddit is about sharing your worlds and discussing the many aspects of creating new ones.
https://reddit.com/r/worldbuilding/
The Savage Worlds subreddit is a place for Articles, Advice, Articulations and Atrocities associated with Savage Worlds: the pinnacle of RPG game systems, published coincidentally by Pinnacle Entertainment group. Come and join us - we (try to) keep it fast, fun and furious. The base system for Deadlands reloaded - Savage Worlds is your best choice for fantasy, western, sci fi, or any other genre of tabletop RPG.
https://reddit.com/r/savageworlds/
For info, news, resources, and anything else about the Pathfinder pen and paper RPG! (Not administered by or affiliated with Paizo Publishing® in any way)
https://reddit.com/r/Pathfinder_RPG/
r/Shadowrun
29k  subs
Welcome to /r/Shadowrun, chummer. Here at /r/Shadowrun we talk shop about all things in the shadows. Discussion is primarily aimed at exploring narratives found in the Sixth World. Mostly the pen and paper role playing game, but also the deck building card game, video games, and literature of Shadowrun.
https://reddit.com/r/Shadowrun/
r/gamedesign
75k  subs
For topics related to the design of games for interactive entertainment systems - video games, board games, tabletop RPGs, or any other type. /r/GameDesign is not a subreddit about general game development, nor is it a programming subreddit. This is a place to talk about Game Design and what it entails. Use this community to network, discuss crafting rulesets and general game design, and share game design tips with other game designers. Designers of all experience levels are welcome!
https://reddit.com/r/gamedesign/
A subreddit for D&D 5e homebrew. Fun and smart additions to the game, the friendly Discord of Many Things, and thousands of past submissions to search.
https://reddit.com/r/UnearthedArcana/
r/dndnext
209k  subs
A place to discuss the latest version of Dungeons and Dragons, the fifth edition, known during the playtest as D&D Next.
https://reddit.com/r/dndnext/
r/swrpg
18k  subs
This is a community for friendly discussion about Fantasy Flight Games' Star Wars RPG. This system began with the release of the beta Edge of the Empire rulebook in 2012, and it's since blossomed into full fantasticness with three core rulebooks, four beginner's boxes, and over a dozen adventures and sourcebooks. Come talk about space milk and vibrofish with us!
https://reddit.com/r/swrpg/
r/mattcolville
40k  subs
Discussion of Matt's "Running the Game" YouTube series, "Strongholds & Followers" 5th Edition supplement, and "The Chain" livestream, as well as TTRPGs in general and other MCDM projects. >> Need assistance with your MCDM store order or your Kickstarter pledge/preorder? Please email us at: [email protected]
https://reddit.com/r/mattcolville/
r/WhiteWolfRPG
15k  subs
A community for fans of White Wolf's roleplaying games, notably the World of Darkness, Exalted, and Chronicles of Darkness.
https://reddit.com/r/WhiteWolfRPG/
r/mapmaking
44k  subs
A community for people that enjoy creating maps- both grounded in history and the grand realms of fantasy.
https://reddit.com/r/mapmaking/
r/DMAcademy
161k  subs
/r/DMAcademy is a subreddit for Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Masters to ask questions - new and experienced, all are welcome. A casual, friendly place for the lovers of DnD (D&D). Welcome Wanderer!
https://reddit.com/r/DMAcademy/
r/lfg
73k  subs
LFG is a place for tabletop gamers to organize groups for the games they love to play.
https://reddit.com/r/lfg/
r/numenera
6k  subs
Anything related to the table-top role-playing game, Numenera. Includes information & discussion of the game itself, as well as spinoff products such as video games & books set in the Numenera setting.
https://reddit.com/r/numenera/
r/Roll20
23k  subs
Roll20 is an online way to play pen and paper games, including tabletop RPGs like D&D, Pathfinder, GURPS, FATE, 3.5E -- anything! All civil discussion about Roll20 is invited! RPG's, board games, and more. **We are under new management.**
https://reddit.com/r/Roll20/
Welcome to the Call of Cthulhu Reddit Community! Call of Cthulhu is a tabletop Role Playing Game created by Chaosium that focuses on the themes of cosmic horror made famous by the fiction of H.P. Lovecraft. Please keep posts on topic and pertaining to the Call of Cthulhu tabletop RPG.
https://reddit.com/r/callofcthulhu/
r/DnDHomebrew
30k  subs
Welcome to /r/DnDHomebrew! Do you like D&D? Do you like using your imagination? We can help you join them in sweet marriage fit for a king. Use this subreddit to: * Share your D&D Homebrews * Help others with their homebrews * Get help on your homebrew * Discuss concepts for homebrews
https://reddit.com/r/DnDHomebrew/
The subreddit for discussion about building magic systems for fantasy worlds.
https://reddit.com/r/magicbuilding/
r/DnD
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A subreddit dedicated to the various iterations of Dungeons & Dragons, from its First Edition roots to its Fifth Edition future.
https://reddit.com/r/DnD/