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The Forum Game Recommendations Thread:

Soul Power!
Sticky, please?

New here? Or a regular poster here who is searching for forum games that are actually good? Perhaps looking for new ones that show some promise but can't find any? Then this is the place to be.

The purpose of this thread is for troper forum gamers to recommend forum games to other posters that ask (like a sub-forum library of some sort), or to recommend your latest created forum game.

When posting recommendations, it is preferable that you link the name of the forum game to its thread, along with a description of what the forum game is about.

Forum game rules still apply here.


FORUM GAME RECS

Our Avatars Are Posting In A Forum Thread: What if your avatar was part of a forum thread? This is the result.

We have all been Gender Flipped: A play-by-post RP where all posters post as genderflipped versions of themselves. Everything else apart from gender is up to you, more or less.

Our avatars have been genderflipped: Same as above, but applied to your avatars.

Our Avatars are In A Room Together.: Same as the forum thread one, only this time, they are together in the flesh.

Troper Shipping and Dating Service: If you feel like playfully shipping two tropers together, come here. Not for real shipping, there's the Romance thread for that.

Corrupt-A-Wish: One person makes a wish, the other grants and corrupts it, then makes a wish etc.

1000 bad reasons to declare war: Self-explanatory.

The Bad Ideas For A Topic Game: Thread topic ideas that are likely to get you banned or shunned.

1000 things we've learned from video games: Just started by me, a humorous look at things video games teach us.


Happy recommending and happy forum gaming!

Regards,
Motor-Runner (Forum Games Herald as of now)

edited 2nd Apr '12 3:04:05 PM by MotorRunner

I'LL SAW YOUR HEAD OFF!

Formerly Shadow Bender.

Wiki Talk Subforum
 2 The One Who Tropes, Sun, 1st Apr '12 9:04:12 AM from Leigh, Lancashire, England (Viertes Reich) Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
I like this webcomic.
YOU are BANNED: The Forum Game: Humorous reasons to ban people, including not banning enough people, having a scary avatar, having no avatar, etc.

What offends you about the previous post?: A thread lots of people confuse for YOU are BANNED. get offended by spelling of people's sigs, avatars, incredibly lazy puns, how many exclamation marks the other person used, etc.

edited 1st Apr '12 9:04:35 AM by TheOneWhoTropes

Der Führer des Fraudlente Menschen.
 3 Trivialis, Tue, 3rd Apr '12 10:27:06 AM from contemplation
Happiness
So... pin the thread?

I guess I'll make a catalog of several threads:

Pick the most ____ avatar from the gallery above you

This is a series of games in which the current poster looks at the avatar gallery of the previous poster, and selects what the person thinks fits the criteria the best.

To post the avatar, put two | on each side of the avatar link.

Listed in the order of creation:

Some other ones:

edited 3rd Apr '12 10:36:44 AM by Trivialis

I don't need praise, I need help.
 4 Earl of Sandvich, Tue, 3rd Apr '12 4:27:58 PM from the Palouse Relationship Status: Gonna take a lot to drag me away from you
Hunter. Scholar. Gentlemen.
I have one for now: Buying drinks from SCP-294 - Fancy yourself some SCP Foundation? This is the place to give results based upon the above poster's request for a beverage before making a request yourself.

edited 3rd Apr '12 4:28:08 PM by EarlOfSandvich

Status of possible Fallout RP idea: Thinking of and open to new ideas.

Just feelin' like a casual chat? My PM box is ALWAYS open!
 5 Bio Safety, Thu, 5th Apr '12 11:54:08 AM from The Ethereal Mists
Darkness
Werewolf/Mafia: Electric Boogaloo. The forum's latest game of Mafia. The first round has already started, but it won't last very long, and we could use more players for later rounds.
GENERATION 34: The first time you see this, copy it into your sig on any forum and add 1 to the generation.
 6 ctang 15, Mon, 30th Apr '12 4:57:06 AM from my chaaaair ~
i am a crapshoot
I think many of the games on the front page are pretty good, but everyone knows them anyway, so I'll recommend some less well-known games:

edited 30th Apr '12 4:57:36 AM by ctang15

Reality and the existence thereof hinges upon the future of mankind and bacteriakind
Musical Score Association Game and the Movie Soundtrack Music Game could use a bit more activity.
if everyone owned a horse, the country would bea lot more stabilized
 8 Artemis 92, Fri, 18th May '12 1:37:36 AM from contemplation
Cogito Gratia Cogitan

Both threads work pretty much the same: Think up a description for the weapon/attack named by the above poster (hopefully inventing it yourself in the process), and think up a name for the next poster to work with.

edited 18th May '12 1:43:32 AM by Artemis92

Ponders too much; thinks too little. Currently goes by Knowlessman.
 9 Troll Post, Fri, 25th May '12 6:27:56 AM from troll post crusher

 10 Speedchesser, Mon, 2nd Jul '12 3:57:40 PM from somewhere between denial and the color blue. Relationship Status: Tsundere'ing
Allosaurushat.
Just started one. The Delete Game: You quote the poster above you, but with some words or letters removed, and then reply to that.

edited 2nd Jul '12 4:01:28 PM by Speedchesser

I play Xanatos Speed Chess. I usually lose in three moves.

TV Tropes is not a ninja academy.
 11 Fantasy Liver, Sat, 3rd Nov '12 4:36:00 PM from The Dagobah System Relationship Status: How YOU doin'?
Spidophile
Also just made one. The Say Something Interesting Forum Game. In it, you basically just say something... well, interesting, be it trivia, jokes, or funny stories. Or whatever you find interesting. Check it out.
"You're an enemy of art and I pity your ignorance" - Domingo Montoya

Help save the rainforest for free simply by going to Ecosia.org.
 12 SR 3 NORMANDY, Wed, 21st Nov '12 1:24:35 AM from N/A - In constant flux
That turian chick
For those fans of Epic Rap Battles of History, we now have an Epic Rap Battles Of Our Avatars for all the matchups you wanted to see but have never happened. So far we have had the Spanish Inquisition, Commander Shepard, Doctor Robotnik and Gurt the Lime Man just to name a few.

edited 21st Nov '12 1:27:51 AM by SR3NORMANDY

Racists never imagine what it's like to be like the person they hate, homophobes imagine it in graphic detail for hour upon hour.
New game:assign a situation to the above music.
if everyone owned a horse, the country would bea lot more stabilized
[Sorry, new accounts cannot post external links.]

Witty Title Line!
So, lemme get this straight; Our Avatars Are in a Room Together is just our avatars to the left, in a room, together?

I am genuinely asking this too.
Punching people with the truth since 1998.
 16 trip, Thu, 15th Aug '13 10:24:21 PM from DIO's world Relationship Status: Robosexual
may day
Well, some people (me especially) like to use multiple characters, but usually at least one of them are in the avatar.
We fight for justice
In a forgotten place
Fulfill our duty
Then vanish without a trace
 17 ramuf, Thu, 15th Aug '13 10:24:30 PM from irregular behavior
It's that plus added craziness.
Men and machines

This post was thumped for being spam.
 
 19 Knowlessman, Tue, 24th Sep '13 10:43:47 AM from The Avatar Arena Relationship Status: One Is The Loneliest Number
Know More, Know Less
The Avatar Arena (v4).

edited 7th May '14 10:58:52 AM by Knowlessman

Ponders too much; thinks too little. Can't think of anything better to do.
 20 Ezekiel, Thu, 16th Jan '14 11:27:54 AM from The Other Side
Mimiga Vanguard
Calvinball, anyone? A few days ago I posted There was a game here. The point of the game is to change the rules every time you post.

edited 16th Jan '14 11:30:19 AM by Ezekiel

 21 I-Block, Wed, 28th May '14 7:40:51 AM from -address withheld- Relationship Status: Brony
Dr. Pinkie is in the building!
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=13019967480A44904600&page=1

It's a game of "Whose Line is it Anyway?". It's pretty fun and it REALLY needs a jump start again.

Also, this: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=14006805570A12059400&page=0

edited 28th May '14 7:48:29 AM by I-Block

 22 lewattoo, Wed, 28th May '14 8:29:59 AM from Planet Auguste Relationship Status: Having tea with Cthulhu
faaaastest slooooth ooon mmmoooobiiius
I recently made a game called Movies/TV Shows/Games of Bizarro World. It would be nice if more people would play; I think it's a good idea for a forum game, anyway. tongue
 23 Dimentiosome, Sun, 1st Jun '14 12:33:36 PM from Saskatoon, eh? Relationship Status: Heisenberg unreliable
A guy that loves writing but sucks at it. :P
Destroy the Godmodder. That thread is awesome. What you do is you try to kill a guy that is, well, godmodder using overly ridiculous plans that you 'charge' for a few turns, but can only be use at the end of the turn. As in, before you implement a charge, you need to wait a number of turns that sounds reasonable. You can have a maximum of 3 charges ongoing at the same time. Some of them are pretty insane, like a Weaponized Subreddit, An Overly Long Acronym Tank (OLAK, for some reason), a sphere of Wobbofets, the Game Master's avatar in Minecraft and a whole bunch of stuff I spawn that screws us all over, mainly Dimentio.

It's pretty ridiculous. And awesome.
It's just like learning, but times three; it's your Kafeenafé.

Mind screw? Yes. Awesome? Yes.
I ate too many beans...
We Have All Been Gender Flipped. It started as a general description of your reaction to becoming the opposite gender, but now it is an RP game with a developing plot, and an evil entity known as "The Voice", from a Parallel Universe, whose intentions are unknown.

edited 29th Jun '14 10:58:46 PM by PowerfulKyurem

Haha! Paul was in the CIA all along!
Mall Fight, a game based on the Escapist roleplay forums, is one where you (not your avatar) pretend you're in a similar situation: you are in an infinite mall that has just descended into blood-shedding chaos, and you must either join in, or die an innocent bystander. You never are Killed Off for Real, though, so you can play for as long as you want.

Radio Daze is a game where you write a brief quote that segues from the last one, and has a point where it can segue into the next one. Look to this Uncyclopedia article for inspiration if you need to.

edited 14th Jul '14 8:06:56 PM by WilliamRadarStorm

Right behind you.
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