View Full Version : 101 Ways to Tell You're Addicted to RPGs

2015-02-15, 04:02 AM
Some of us may be a little too into DnD, Shadowrun, or just Tabletop games in general. Sometimes, we even see this strange world called RL in terms of Tabletop mechanics. So, what could be the symptoms of having played a little too much?

Remember: This thread is purely for fun! Come up with creative and humorous examples!

1. Every fall you make is a failed Reflex save. Even in RL.
2. Whenever you look for a missing object IRL, you wonder if it really isn't there, or if you just kept failed your Spot checks.
2a. And you try to curse the DM.
2b. Do these spectacles give a bonus to my Perception?
3. Crud, my mother's angry at me for staying out late, better roll my Diplomancy...

Scarlet Knight
2015-02-15, 06:26 PM
4) You insult a co-worker by muttering to another: "Intelligence" is his dump stat...

2015-02-15, 09:25 PM
4a) Or her Wis stat.
4b) You wonder if Blond is a flaw that gives negative modifiers in Int and Wis.

2015-02-15, 10:53 PM
5) Whenever you read a book you find yourself mentally making a new class for something tangentially related to it.
5a) The same applies to Video Games.
5b) And X-Files.
6) When your dog finally starts listening you wonder if you've gained a level in Ranger.
6a) When your cat does you know you did.

2015-02-16, 01:49 PM
7. When asked about your race, you answer 'Human, duh!".
8. When you get kicked in the crotch, you keep telling yourself 'Non-lethal damage' to ease the pain.
9. You think craps is a rules-lite tabletop RPG.

2015-02-16, 04:13 PM
10. Whenever you watch a movie/read a book/see a play, you keep trying to determine each character's alignment.

2015-02-16, 04:28 PM
11. You attempt to get in character when playing Candy Land.
12. You are no longer allowed to play Monopoly because you got in character when playing it.

2015-02-16, 04:54 PM
13. Saying you're failing your will save against death to mean that you're losing your will to live.

Scarlet Knight
2015-02-16, 06:34 PM
14) You refer to Grandma as an Arch-parent because you know she's high level when she can summon and control other parents.

2015-02-17, 05:25 AM
15) When you hide, you think to yourself: 'Thank goodness I have 5 Ranks in Stealth!'

2015-02-28, 08:10 PM
10. Whenever you watch a movie/read a book/see a play, you keep trying to determine each character's alignment.
I SO do this. All through Peter Jackson's LOTR and the Hobbit franchise I was making combat rolls in my head...

16) You refer to your group of friends as your "party" even when not being seated for dinner.