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Searching in your local game store or on message boards to find other local gamers can be pretty frustrating.  Roleplayers & Tabletop Wargamers have challenges finding other gamers who live near them.  Everyone hopes to find people interested in the games they like.  When you do find other gamers then you're crossing your fingers hoping they'll have similar opinions on genres & play-style.  Find Gamers is doing it's best to help you find other people that match your interests not only in Roleplaying but also Miniature & Historical Wargaming.

Gamer Profile

After registering and building a Gamer Profile, you'll be able to search for local gamers in your area or those interesting in playing online.  Other people can see your favorite games & interests then contact you about tabletop gaming opportunities.

Online Gamers

If you live in a sparsely populated area and can only game online, then you can add `Game Online` to your Gamer Profile.  Find Gamers show your Gamer Profile in the Local Gamers search (Within Canada, Great Britain & USA) but also list you in Online Gamers listings.

Find Conventions

Another feature is our member driven Convention & Event list.  Any registered user can create events.  They can be Conventions, Online Events or the more popular Local Only Events.  Local Only Events are often used for:  a local organization's game day, a hobby store's tournament or class on painting miniatures. Our gamers are looking for Roleplaying or Wargaming conventions, be sure to add yours.


Random Gamer of the Moment

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RPG Systems Dungeons & Dragons 3.5E, Dungeons & Dragons 4E, Dungeons & Dragons 5E, Marvel Super Heroes
RPG Genres Fantasy, High Fantasy, Humor / Satire

Roleplaying Preferences

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For a better understanding of these preferences, there is a question in the Edit My Profile section of the FAQ.  It's titled "What do the Roleplaying Preferences in my Gamer Profile mean?"  Select this line to open the FAQ in a new window. 

Wargame Preferences

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Only preferences specifically selected will appear.  Game Length Times are general estimates.  Short games are usually less than an hour in length.  Medium games run up to two or three hours.  Long games would be four or five hours.  Very Long would be six or more hours.  Play by Post also includes Play By Email and Play By Mail. 


General
 
  • By: Maelish

Login Bug Notification

Hello Gamers.

Yesterday a troublesome programming bug was discovered and fixed.  It was a coding error that could trigger during the log-in process, it could have affected some of our members under the right circumstance.  Our database was not exposed, it was not a web-site hack.  Luckily the problem was found quickly and patched.  

In the right circumstance, the bug could have allowed someone to log in as a different user.  Luckily, there isn't evidence of a single account affected.  We have thousands of members - however fewer than 200 members could possibly have been affected while the bug existed.   

I wanted to make certain our members knew about this incident just in case someone was actually affected.  Good communication is the cornerstone of trust, especially with so many large company websites not informing it's members for months or longer.  

Members who could have possibly been affected will receive an email today.  If you don't get the email, then you were not affected.  

If you do receive the email, it does not mean you were actually affected.  It means your account was logged-into during the time the bug existed.  There are still no signs of any accounts compromised.


If you do get the email, this is what you should do:

  • Check to make certain you can still log-in.  Your passwords could not be exposed even if someone logged in as you.
  • Verify the email address in your Gamer Profile hasn't changed.  
  • Examine your Gamer Profile settings.  Are your avatar or text comments in About Me the same?
  • Confirm your Gamer Interests haven't changed.  This include Game Systems and Genres.


Members who receive the email and believe they were affected should Send Feedback.  Please provide information explaining why you think you were affected.

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Feature Creep
 
  • By: Maelish

Minor Upgrade

Today (July 4th) we upgraded software on the server side of our site.  Originally we thought it would force everyone to change their passwords, surprisingly that turned out not to be true.  No one is happier about that than Maelish.

For our members, the upgrade gives a minor speed boost and changes to password encryption.  The new version will encrypt (hash) your password far more effectively than before.  We recommend that our members change their passwords.  When you do, it'll save a far more difficult to crack version of your password.

If you experience any other odd problems or error messages, please send Feedback.  We really do appreciate it!


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