[C]newsgroups, Clubs, Cons and Companies
Newsgroups / Forums
- As well as all of the rec.games.frp heirarchy, this newsgroup
exists to support roleplaying in Australia (not Austin)
- Aus Gamers @ livejournal
- With the ever-growing popularity of the livejournal world, its not
too surprising that there is a community devoted to Australian
- Not just for roleplaying, but for geek news and events around
Australia, CannedGeek has an uptodate calender of events you should
- One of the largest sites online for gaming, rpg.net is full of news,
reviews and fora.
- Infinite Images (II)
- II are Melbourne University's Roleplaying club.
- Science Fiction and Gaming Association
- Another Monash Club, FOME technically is not a roleplaying club,
but their history is intricately tied up with MURPs, so much so that
in places it is hard to separate them
- Dandenong Wargames and Roleplaying Federation
- Nunawading Wargames Association
- Despite the name, they also roleplay around Melbourne
- Not strictly a 'club', Vurt is an organisation dedicated to
providing online material for the roleplaying hobby.
- Conquest is run at Melbourne High over the Easter long weekend.
It has a considerable amount of
minatures, board games and live action events in addition to the roleplaying.
- DWARFCon is run by the Dandenong Wargames and Roleplaying Federation
(DWARF) in the middle of the year.
- Arcanacon happens every year at the Collingwood Education Centre.
- Risen from the ashes once more, UniCon is run in late September.
- FauxCon is Victoria's only regional convention, held at a new
site each year.
Not in any particular order...
- Cthulhu, Elric, Mythos cards.
- Issaries, Inc
- Hero Wars (Glorantha/RuneQuest)
- White Wolf
- Vampire, Werewolf, Mage, Wraith, Changeling, HoL, Hunter
- Steve Jackson Games
- GURPS, In Nomine, Car Wars as well as numerous boardgames
- Wizards of the Coast
- The publishers of the swarming hegemony d20 System, Wizards publish
the most well know rpg, Dungeons and Dragons.
- Grey Ghosts Press Inc
- FUDGE, a free backend system.
- Green Knight Inc
- Pinnacle Entertainment Group