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Title: cable network (RPG)
Post by: bigbadwolf on September 19, 2006, 07:13:54 PM
i had a idea 4 a cable network and tv channel. where you rp a show on a channel also that channel trys to get on a cable network. i want you join or start a fantasy channel if anyone has any ideas or anything that couls help me on how to create one post here

Title: Re: cable network (RPG)
Post by: bigbadwolf on September 19, 2006, 07:20:22 PM
think anything like this would work and how?

Title: Re: cable network (RPG)
Post by: David Artman on September 20, 2006, 09:52:05 AM
Welcome to the Forge. You will probably find a lot of ideas, here... if you give folks more than seven minutes to reply. ;-)

Your best bet is probably your local Cable Access Channel. Give them a call, get into the roster/rotation, and make your gaming movies. Be warned that they usually have some SERIOUS rules about what you can and can't say or do, so your players will need to be coached to watch themselves, and your game subject matter will have to be PG rated, at the worst.

If you had some decent production and actually entertaining-to-watch players (being in the game is usually WAY more fun than watching it, for TT RPGs), then you might be able to get a viewing on G4TV.

Other than that, don't hold your breath. We'd have to get up to ESPN20 (The Vingt) to expect major cable channels to want to air people talking over a table as entertainment (the latest success of hold-em poker notwithstanding).

Hmmmm... maybe if it were somehow competitive? Perhaps one could get some real traction airing RPGA tournies, where dungeon-crawling teams compete for cash and prizes?