Darkness Ends RPG

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Costs: free
Email: playbyaction@yahoo.com
Frequency: everyday or once a week
Type: Medieval Fantasy Strategy
Last-Update: 2014Mar12
Keywords: free, open-ended, www, human, fantasy, rpg



You have found the secret lair of an ancient demon in the Dwanen Mountains! Turn back adventurer before it is too late!

Do you have a passion for tabletop style roleplaying games but just don't have the time for them? Darkness Ends RPG just might have a solution for you. This one of the kind fantasy game only takes a few minutes per day to enjoy. You don't have to spend hours creating a character sheet, participate in a group session at a certain day and time of the week, and you only need to come in once a day for 15 minutes online!

So what do we have here?

01. Character creation is done for you.

02. There is no requirement to participate at a certain time or day.

03. The game can cater to your style of roleplaying.

04. It takes only 15 minutes to issue commands for your adventurer to stay busy for the day or whenever you have time to play.

05. The game is free.

06. You will get ideas to write stories about your adventurer.

07. There are easy to understand rules on how to get engaged in the game right away.

08. The game is more than just a hack and slash and reap the treasure gaming. (Of course you can play this also if desired)

09. The game is played in a forum.

10. This Player's Guide will get you started right away.

Do you still have questions? No problem let us see if some of those questions can be answered by reading further.

What is Darkness Ends RPG?

Darkness Ends RPG is a free play by action medieval fantasy strategy game. It is an original fantasy setting that has its own unique game system that is easy to learn on the first day.

Is it like Dungeons & Dragons or Pathfinder?

It may seem like a Dungeons & Dragons game, yet it really is a bit easier in this perspective. You don't have to spend a long time working on the character creation or have to carry a bag of dice to play this game. You don't have to be on at a certain time of the week reporting to a group of players either. This game doesn't take long to play allowing you to enjoy other games throughout the week.

Is the game automated?

No this game is hosted for you live.

Do I roll at any time the dice for this game?

The DM rolls dice for both your adventurer and the opponents. He also rolls for certain events the adventurer may encounter. There may be times when he asks for you to roll also depending on situation. The DM uses the following online dice roller system - http://rolz.org/

Do I adjust the character sheet at anytime during the game?

The DM also adjusts your character sheet for you after each action spreadsheet result.

What exactly can I do in this game?

To play this game you only have to issue 5 action commands on a spreadsheet whenever you have time. You can also write in a journal about your adventurer's experiences after each spreadsheet result.

What is an action spreadsheet?

An action spreadsheet allows you to issue commands for your adventurer. The adventurer has 5 action points per day. The week has 5 days so each action point represents one full day. Your action spread sheet is right below your character sheet that your DM created for you here in the forums at the site.

How do I get started?

Click on the register button at the website to answer 2 questions to receive a pre-made character sheet posted in your personal folder here in the forums.

What can I do while I wait for my character sheet to be created?

Once you have registered, find the time to read this Player's Guidebook.

Do I have to be on certain days or times in the week to play this game?

You come in whenever you have time. There is no specific time to play the game, yet it would be great if you can post your commands at least once a week.

How many classes and races are there to choose from?

There are 39 races and 53 classes to choose from. This doesn't include the sub-classes in which you can additionally have once your adventurer reaches the 5th level.

When exploring the lands what will I find?

Over 1000 different events can happen to your adventurer ranging from encountering monsters, allies, finding magical items, solving riddles, winning the lottery, falling in love, exploring ruins and dungeons, or even inheriting businesses.

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