I recently stumbled upon this video and found it very intriguing. One of the players obviously couldn’t make it to the gaming session, but was able to join the fun using Skype. And from what I can see, not much more than a computer with a webcam and Skype is needed. I think I will to try this out sometime.
What are you experiences (if any) with something like that? Have you ever used a video conference to add a player who couldn’t come to the regular meeting?
Michael Wolf is a German games designer and enthusiast best known for his English language role-playing games blog, Stargazer's World, and for creating the free rules-light medieval fantasy adventure game Warrior, Rogue & Mage. He has also worked as an English translator on the German-language Dungeonslayers role-playing game and was part of its editorial team.
In addition to his work on Warrior, Rogue & Mage and Dungeonslayers, he has created several self-published games and also performed layout services and published other independent role-playing games such as A Wanderer's Romance, Badass, and the Wyrm System derivative Resolute, Adventurer & Genius, all released through his imprint Stargazer Games.
Professionally, he works as a video technician and information technologies specialist. Stargazer's World was started by Michael in August 2008.
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