Play is the activity of participating in a role-playing game. Someone who engages in play is a player. In a wider context, it can mean any activity that someone engages in for enjoyment or recreation (an alternative to work), but in the tabletop role-playing game hobby it is often used specifically for activity at the table (distinguishing it from, e.g., prep done between sessions).

Play can include:

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