F. Randall Farmer
F. Randall "Randy" Farmer has been creating online community systems for over 30 years, and has co-invented many of the basic structures for both virtual worlds and social software. His accomplishments include numerous industry firsts (such as the first virtual world, the first avatars, and the first online marketplace). Randy worked as the community strategic analyst for Yahoo!, advising Yahoo properties on construction of their online communities. Randy was the principal designer of Yahoo's global reputation platform and the reputation models that were deployed on it.
What are the most important differences for a 1st Edition AD&D Dungeon Master learning to run D&D 4E?
Can players use crafting to improve beloved magic items instead of churning gear?
Sometimes, losing a big conflict is the better plotline. For D&D, how do you encourage this result?
In D&D 4th Edition, how numerically close should party member levels be? What happens if they aren't?