Role-playing Games I’ve played

RPG Geek is currently having a little micro-badge awarding thread based on a rather interesting topic: How many RPGs have you played or run?

In the thirty-odd years I’ve been playing RPGs, I’ve not amassed a list that is extremely long; I’d normally categorize myself as a D&D specialist, although there are certainly periods when I’ve played other RPGs.

The lists I created for the thread were based on some assumptions that may seem odd. A game is listed if it’s in the RPG Geek database. They generally treat different editions as different games if there are major changes between the editions, thus “Call of Cthulhu” has three entries: one for the original edition, one for the second through sixth editions, where the rules were basically the same, and a new entry for the seventh edition. (I’ve now run the seventh edition twice, and it’s a really good version, although one of the adventures wasn’t that great).

These lists are ordered as the games are ranked in the RPG Geek database – mostly. There are a few entries that are out of order. I may also be forgetting a game or two. I’m almost certain I am, actually.

Although the thread has every game you have DMed also counts as one you’ve played, these lists make the distinction between playing and DMing.

There are a number of RPGs that I own and haven’t gotten to play. They aren’t on these lists, although perhaps I should make another list…

Games I’ve DMed

  1. Call of Cthulhu 2e-6e
  2. D&D 5E
  3. Pathfinder
  4. Paranoia 2E
  5. Paranoia Mongoose
  6. Star Wars WEG 2E
  7. Traveller Classic
  8. Star Wars WEG 1E
  9. AD&D 1E
  10. Basic D&D
  11. 13th Age
  12. D&D original
  13. Amber Diceless RP
  14. AD&D 2E
  15. D&D 3.5E
  16. Gamma World (4E D&D)
  17. Werewolf: the Apocalypse
  18. James Bond 007
  19. Middle Earth RPG (1E)
  20. GURPS 2E
  21. Hackmaster 4E
  22. Marvel Super Heroes
  23. Stargate SG-1
  24. D&D 3E
  25. Gamma World 1E
  26. D&D 4E
  27. Teenagers from Outer Space
  28. Serenity RPG
  29. Gamma World (2E)
  30. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  31. Doctor Who RPG (FASA)
  32. Fighting Fantasy
  33. Super Squadron
  34. Universe
  35. Star Wars d20
  36. Aria, Canticle of the Monomyth
  37. Dragon Warriors
  38. Lords of Gossamer and Shadow
  39. Call of Cthulhu 7E

Games I’ve played

  1. Call of Cthulhu 2e-6e
  2. Fiasco
  3. Savage Worlds
  4. D&D 5E
  5. Pathfinder
  6. Marvel Heroic RPG
  7. Star Wars WEG 2E
  8. Paranoia 1E
  9. Runequest 2E
  10. Star Wars WEG 1E
  11. Vampire: the Masquerade
  12. AD&D 1E
  13. Basic D&D
  14. 13th Age
  15. Cyberpunk 2020
  16. Mutants and Masterminds 2E
  17. Amber Diceless RP
  18. AD&D 2E
  19. D&D 3.5E
  20. Shadowrun 2E
  21. Stormbringer 1E
  22. Star Wars SAGA
  23. James Bond 007
  24. Middle Earth RPG (1E)
  25. GURPS 2E
  26. Toon
  27. Marvel Super Heroes
  28. D&D 3E
  29. Shadowrun 1E
  30. D&D 4E
  31. Teenagers from Outer Space
  32. Mechwarrior 2E
  33. Star Wars (d20 Revised)
  34. Top Secret 1E
  35. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  36. Lace and Steel
  37. Fighting Fantasy
  38. The Wheel of Time (d20)
  39. Star Wars (d20)
  40. Robotech (Original Palladium)
  41. Rifts
  42. Hunter Planet
  43. Iron Heroes
  44. Dragon Warriors
  45. Savage Worlds

 

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