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What is Darkness Ends RPG?
Darkness Ends RPG is a free play by post fantasy strategy game. It is a game to where you can choose to explore the lands, have a business, be a hero or villain, or just live a simple life as a farmer. It is your choice! Darkness Ends RPG is an original fantasy setting created by John Buchhalter that has its own unique game system that is easy to learn on the first day.
What is a Play by Post Game?
A play by post game (PbP game) is an online text based role-playing game in which players (also called writers) interact with each other in a predefined environment via text. It is a subset of the online role-playing community which caters to both gamers and creative writers. PbP games may be based on other role-playing games in all types of genres. Darkness Ends RPG so happens to be high fantasy in a medieval type setting.
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 online while reaping the benefits of this one.
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.
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 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.
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.