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Charles Cowley

1 year on StartPlaying

63 games hosted

Highly rated for: Creativity, Storytelling, Teacher

About me

Hello, my name is Charles and I bring oldschool sensibilities to modern systems! My first gaming books were the black-cover AD&D 2e reprints, and the pictures within hooked me without remorse. Since then I've journeyed far and wide, and explored countless systems only to find myself right back at D&D. Today I offer several interpretations of the original games, where the classic essence meets a modern presence! I will provide an adaptable experience to what you and your group want and need! šŸŽ™ļø Radio voice actor, ready to bring characters to life in the game! šŸ§™ā€ā™‚ļø Decades of experience, including both play-by-post and live games, covering a wide spectrum of play-styles. šŸ”ļø Brings real-life adventure experience into my games for an immersive narrative.

GM style

My Game Style Combat: šŸŒ‘ šŸŒ’ šŸŒ“ šŸŒ” šŸŒ• Explore: šŸŒ‘ šŸŒ’ šŸŒ“ šŸŒ” Humor: šŸŒ‘ šŸŒ’ šŸŒ“ šŸŒ” Puzzles: šŸŒ‘ šŸŒ’ Social: šŸŒ‘ šŸŒ’ šŸŒ“ šŸŒ” Romance: šŸ„± What to Expect šŸŒŸ Inclusive and Supportive: ā€¢ Driving Participation: I actively involve every player, ensuring everyone contributes to shaping the story. ā€¢ Player Safety: I utilize several safety tools to ensure each player feels safe and comfortable at my table. ā€¢ Empowering Creativity: I support and encourage creative ideas, granting players the opportunity to think and act beyond what a character sheet might say or a ruleset might allow. šŸŒ€ Adaptive and Flexible ā€¢ Fluid Table Management: I quickly adjust the game's flow or elements to cater to player desires or unexpected plot turns. ā€¢ Dynamic Problem-Solving: My adaptability allows for seamless adjustments, ensuring a smooth roleplaying experience regardless of unexpected challenges. ā€¢ Varied System Experience: My extensive exposure to diverse gaming systems enhances my ability to understand how and why adaptations can be effective, enriching the gameplay experience for all. šŸ”® Experienced and Enthusiastic: ā€¢ Command of Mechanics: I am an expert in the mechanics of each game system I offer, and effortlessly handle complexities while helping with player understanding. ā€¢ Diverse Gaming Proficiency: My extensive experience spans various game systems, eras, and genres, allowing me to introduce players to a broad spectrum of gaming adventures and experiences. ā€¢ Infectious Enthusiasm: My passion and excitement infuse every gaming session, energizing players and fostering a vibrant, enjoyable atmosphere at the table.

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