Going over to a good friends house tomorrow to play this Hu-mahn game called DnD for the first time ever. Yes, I know. Tips? Warnings? Advice?
@quark Bring a notebook, take notes, and use it against the DM later.
@quark don’t let the DM roll behind a screen.
@quark If you're going to play a 1st level character... Always remember that you're not a bullet sponge. This is why good role playing might save your character's life.
@quark Bring your own dice. Take notes.
@drwho so the same as dabo then...
@quark Pretty much.
@quark dice / pencil / paper. but more importantly, have fun, and do not hold back! DMs love to react to players doing the unexpectedd.
Be open to your party; if your group role plays, don't be afraid to jump in and be silly / dramatic / earnest. don't be afraid to ask questions and all for clarity. If they're combat-focused, swing for the fences! #dnd statistically favours the player so you're more likely to hit than miss, and either way bigger hits and misses are more fun.
@quark Have fun! Don't be afraid to fail. The best things happen when stuff goes totally pear-shaped. :)
@quark bring loaded dice
@thynctank So, Scrayden Jellek performed well, he did not find the orb which he seeks but he made some friends and helped them defeat a foe. A good adventure all in all.
@quark Enjoy it, I hear the latest edition is great fun.
Be aware RPGs are very diverse and don't think DnD is typical, there are some IMO much better designs. Enjoy it all!
@bignose we did the classic one I guess? It was fun, everyone in group had only been playing for a few months so it was a good first intro for me.
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