Lately I’ve been getting the itch to get back in to RPGs. I got my first taste of roleplaying way back in the mid-90’s thanks to ArmageddonMUD. It was a roleplay-intensive MUD based on D&D’s Dark Sun setting. It blew my mind. I played there for years before finally burning out on the setting. Since then I’ve played on various World of Darkness and fantasy type MUSHes. Of course, all of that was back when I didn’t have a family and work and stuff so devoting a few hours a day to an online game was no big thing. Now that I’m all adult and stuff I’m wondering how others get their fix.
From what I’ve seen so far it seems like the forums that offer play-by-post games would work best. I can handle making a post or three a day. The problem seems to be finding a group or setting that I like. How does a “grown-up” get in a game that isn’t going to cause them to bash their head against the wall from all the kids doing stupid stuff?
(Yeesh, did I just sound ageist there or what? I’m not against playing with younger folks. It’s immaturity and lack of depth in the game that annoys me.)
Any recommendations out there on sites/games/whatever? I’m not too picky on setting and system as long as it’s a system where I can still purchase the core books.
P.S. Yeah, I’ve put a lot tags on this post. I normally don’t, but I wanted to get as many opinions on where to game as possible.