Does there have to be a host role?

by Sarah
(Cornwall)

Just wondering if there has to be a host role?

My response:

Someone has to be the host, yes. That person has to purchase the game, print it out, and arrange for everyone to attend and run the timetable.

In most of the games on my site, that person is a dedicated host who doesn't play a proper character. (Although one of my host tips explains exactly how to do that.)

There are a few games that are written so that the host can play a fuller character (although you need to be careful not to read too much). I explain which games these are on .

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