RPGs or Role Play Games are focused on playing fictional characters moving through a fantasy world. When playing a character in such game genre, you are taking the role of that character. With RPGs, there are no scripts to follow and you as well as your guild have the free will that is going to influence the turn of events in the story you are playing.
The question is, what you should be doing inside the game’s world? For one, you can have loads of fun enjoying the game with your friends or those whom you have met in-game. At the same time, you can create entirely new campaigns and worlds as well for others to play and enjoy. You can have your character exploring dungeons, solving puzzles, kill monsters and more. It will depend on what you want your character to do.
At the very least, gaming group consists of 2 people which will be the person who manages the framework of game’s adventure and the person who gets to experience the adventure created. On the other hand, most of the gaming groups have 4 to 8 people bonded together. Majority of the regular groups are fluctuating per year.
What is a GM?
GM stands for Game Master. In order to have an awesome adventure, you are going to set for the adventure itself. Also, you need someone who can create the storyline like hiding treasures, creating challenges, making puzzles and so forth.
You on the other hand have to manage the action, solve any conflicts and figure out what’s best to be done in order to achieve the desired outcome. The person who is providing the setting and fulfilling these roles is what you called the GM or Game Master.
A lot of people start their experiences with GURPS by means of creating and playing character in adventure. It’s the action that these player characters make that determine the outcome of events within the framework prepare by the GM. Some players even go on AFK as they become accustomed to the world.