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Starter Locations & Prompts for Newbies

Tips: 0.00 INK Postby Remæus on Tue May 19, 2020 3:32 pm

Hello all! In this thread, I'd like to collect a list of locations which are well-suited for newcomers to RPG — inspiring places which give players a good foundation to build a character around, well-written prompts to get them started, etcetera.

The only criteria are as follows;

  • The Universe must be open (players shouldn't have to wait for GM approval to post)
  • There are at least 2 locations in the Universe (so once the player has gotten started, they can move along to free up the location for others to follow)

I'll aggregate responses made in this thread (please provide links!) and put them here in this list, starting with Genesis, the location we created in the Multiverse for helping players with their origin story.

Good Starter Locations for New Players

Don't hesitate to create a location in your Universe just for this purpose; we'll be using them as landing pages for some upcoming campaigns for new members. Excited to see what worlds we can build!
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Re: Starter Locations & Prompts for Newbies

Tips: 0.00 INK Postby Absenthia on Tue May 19, 2020 9:45 pm

My suggestion as of right now is:
  • The Cursed Wood - If it's supernatural/fantasy a player seeks, then this location is a good starting point for quite a few scenes. Players can move through the woods, to several locations such as the vampire city Verinotte Hollow or the Gypsy Camp.
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Re: Starter Locations & Prompts for Newbies

Tips: 0.00 INK Postby mombie on Sun May 24, 2020 11:05 pm

Must this Universe be inside of the Multiverse? I had my own ideas to help some new folks, especially those a bit too shy to dip right into the Multiverse. Of course, the intention would be for them to ultimately move on to the Multiverse. Unlike my other Universes, this will have two settings and not require GM approval.
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Re: Starter Locations & Prompts for Newbies

Tips: 0.00 INK Postby Remæus on Sun May 24, 2020 11:15 pm

mombie wrote:Must this Universe be inside of the Multiverse? I had my own ideas to help some new folks, especially those a bit too shy to dip right into the Multiverse. Of course, the intention would be for them to ultimately move on to the Multiverse. Unlike my other Universes, this will have two settings and not require GM approval.


No! We're on the lookout for more "open to all" Universes to feature and would love to have others listed here. The more options our players have, the better!

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