I'm in EST but I would be interested in participating. I'm up for any format or setting. Best times for me are later in the evening, like 10pm to midnight, Sunday-Thursday. Other times might work too.
I'd be excited to try DM'ing too but I would like to use a super simplistic system I've been designing specifically for text exchange based RPG-ing. Setting can be whatever. DM rolls all dice. DM determines difficulty of player-suggested task dynamically rather than basing it on a larger rule system (like D&D). It's very much based on the old MAGE style game, but without the dependencies on the setting. It's also based on generic d20 rules that are used occasionally online.
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