The Road To Becoming A Solid Tabletop RPG Player

We hear about “getting into a groove” all the time, whether it’s becoming a new parent, starting a new job, or learning a new skill. As we get to know … Continue reading The Road To Becoming A Solid Tabletop RPG Player

Feeling Comfortable In Your Character’s Skin

Whenever I’m talking with a group of people who are just learning about playing stories for the first time, the topic of speaking as one’s character invariably comes up. “Do … Continue reading Feeling Comfortable In Your Character’s Skin

How Characters Make Choices in Tabletop RPGs

Everyone is familiar with making choices. And some decisions are more difficult and/or more important than others. “What should my major be in college?” – for example – is likely … Continue reading How Characters Make Choices in Tabletop RPGs

The Marriage Between Your Character’s Skills, Talents, And Their Role

There are many ways to play stories. And virtually all of them have unique ways to approach how we define a character. StoryTogether’s StoryNite framework has a character’s talents front … Continue reading The Marriage Between Your Character’s Skills, Talents, And Their Role

The Absolute Basics – Tabletop RPGs For Beginners

“What do you mean when you say “playing stories”?” I get that question all the time. I’m sure a lot of you in the TTRPG community do too. How do … Continue reading The Absolute Basics – Tabletop RPGs For Beginners

Easy As 1-2-3: What TTRPG Players Do When It’s Their Turn

On the surface, being a new tabletop RPG player can be an intimidating experience. You’re often surrounded by folks who know exactly what to do all the time. So when … Continue reading Easy As 1-2-3: What TTRPG Players Do When It’s Their Turn

How to Describe Tabletop RPGs to New Players

Whether you’re brand new or super-experienced in tabletop role-playing games, we’ve all run into the challenge of how to describe what playing stories is really like. Today’s Newbie Tuesday post … Continue reading How to Describe Tabletop RPGs to New Players

What Makes Your (TTRPG) Character Special

Playing as a character in a story can sometimes be a confusing concept for new players. And making choices on your character’s behalf isn’t immediately intuitive for lots of folks … Continue reading What Makes Your (TTRPG) Character Special

Making Choices in Tabletop Stories – For New Players

Everyone is familiar with making choices. And some decisions are more difficult and/or more important than others. “What should my major be in college?” – for example – is likely … Continue reading Making Choices in Tabletop Stories – For New Players

How New TTRPG Players Can Better “Stay in Character”

Being present when you’re playing a story is a lot like having a great conversation. The flow is natural, the topics are engaging, the details enlightening, and the atmosphere, fun. … Continue reading How New TTRPG Players Can Better “Stay in Character”

Tabletop RPG Group Problem Solving for New Players

Group problem solving is a core element of the tabletop role-playing game experience. Social situations, puzzles, and even combat oftentimes require a degree of creative problem solving amongst the group … Continue reading Tabletop RPG Group Problem Solving for New Players

Your Character’s Right to Their Journey

Tabletop RPG stories contain countless journeys. From the main plot, to epic side quests, to the journeys for each individual player character, the tapestry of story is made of up … Continue reading Your Character’s Right to Their Journey