London D&D Meetup - Beginner Tuesdays - RSVP required

Normally in Crosse Keys upstairs rear function room, go past the rope barrier and up the stairs (the 'private function' is us!). Otherwise in downstairs rear room. Games Calendar

Room Use - for GMs

We usually get to use the upstairs room at the back of the Crosse Keys. They don't charge us for this, but expect us to produce 30+ paying (food & drink) customers. The Crosse Keys have asked us to keep the Balcony clear for other customers IF we can fit everyone in the main upstairs room. So if we have 4 tables, everyone should play in the main room. If there are 5-6 groups then the excess can use the Balcony.

RSVP Policy

You must RSVP. If you have not RSVP'd you can not attend that Beginners Tuesday event, and if you do turn up you may be required to leave. If you did not RSVP before the Meetup filled up, you should still RSVP, and will then go on the Waiting List. RSVPs close 3.30pm on the day.

1. If you have not attended before, check back then and see if you have made it onto the list - if so, you can attend. If not, better luck next time.2. If you have attended before, and have a spot in a GM's game, but are still on the waiting list at 3.30pm on the day, you can still attend, and we will try to get you a spot, but please try to avoid this situation if possible.

New Players

Come along at 6.30pm and if you have RSVP'd we will try to find you a game. You may wish to contact a GM in advance about joining their game - see below. You don't need to bring anything, but dice (including 20-sided), pencil, and paper are always useful. Optionally you can bring a pregenerated character (usually 1st level) and miniature; a rule book for your preferred game system is also useful.

Some of our games

You can message our GMs via the Bulletin Board or via their Profile pages (some linked below) to ask about which games are running, available spaces etc. Even if a game's regular slots are full there may still be spaces on the night for drop-in players due to player absence etc.

1. Dean - D&D Next(thread) - fortnightly

2. Mo & Mo's Group - misc weird stuff/Mage (thread) - weekly

3. Pierre (assistant organiser) - 4e D&D "The Streets of Fallcrest" - thread - fortnightly

4. Chris - Pathfinder - Way of the Wicked - fortnightly

5.  Ben P  - weekly

6. Joe Jordan - every 2 weeks from Tuesday the 4th of March.  "The Legend of Vorbyx" - thread

7. James Young - weekly old school D&D.

GMing a game

If you are interested in GMing any RPG at Beginners Tuesday please post on the bulletin board thead. Games running on Beginners Tuesday should be suitable for beginners, and should be open to new players if there is space available, either a temporary spot/drop-in player, or potentially long-term. I normally use six players + GM as a guideline maximum number per table; let me know if your game can only take a smaller number.

4e D&D Resources

1) 4e D&D Quickstart Guide

2) 4e D&D Player's Handbook on amazon

3) If you don't have a Player's Handbook or DDI subscription you may find WoTC's free, updated postings of most of the 4e PHB classes useful (no Paladin or Ranger, sorry):

Fighter Warlord Warlock Cleric Rogue Wizard

For GMs - don't like prep? Use Sly Flourish's GM Cheat Sheet with Monster Manual 3 on a business card and never prep again! :D

3.5e D&D Resources

3.5e D&D System Reference Document (rules)

Pathfinder Resources

Pathfinder System Reference Document (rules)

-Simon Newman

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  • Joe J.

    To Vorbyx players: tonight is ON, but I'll be about 15 mins late. Someone grab us a table! (Nick? Bill?)

    April 15

  • James Y.

    Wasn't too bad last week I guess, we found a table anyway. I can't fault the venue for prioritising 50 people having a party over a bunch of casually drinking nerds!

    April 15

    • Pierre E

      It's understandable but I don't think their logic is sane. We have at least 20 people EVERY WEEK drinking and more than half having dinner.

      April 15

    • James Y.

      It's good business in the short term but still shitty and shortsighted of them. If they need to use the prime balcony area for something else they could at least give us the lower rooms or something.

      April 15

  • Dean H.

    Work is keeping me behind yet again, so my game won't be going ahead. Usually isn't this week anyway, but as mentioned in our thread we were going to try and rehost this week around due to missing last week.

    April 15

  • Pierre E

    HI Louis, no it's not.
    Given their official policy of "You can book the room, but if we have another booking, we'll put them instead " (True story), I stopped booking a while ago.

    1 · April 15

    • Simon N.

      Yeah they act like we have a booking but will overwrite it and never tell us. Worst service of any pub i know.

      April 15

    • Louis P.

      Thanks, Pierre.

      April 15

  • Louis P.

    Is the room booked tonight, or not?

    April 15

  • Joe J.

    have we booked the room this week, manually/by phone?

    April 13

  • Pierre E

    No Fallcrest game on that night, pushed back to the 17th.

    April 2

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