So you’re interested in playing stories for the first time…but don’t quite know how to get started? Well, then this week’s Newbie Tuesday post is tailor-made for you! Read the … Continue reading 3 Tips for Jumping Right Into Playing Stories
There are numerous different systems & sets of rules used to play tabletop stories. And virtually all of them have unique ways to approach how we define a character. StoryTogether’s … Continue reading How Do Your Character’s Talents Work?
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 Focusing on Your TTRPG Character’s Strengths
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 All You Need Are Choices In Tabletop RPGs
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 Giving a Voice to Your Tabletop RPG Character
Over the years, you’ve probably heard someone talk about “their” character. What they did, their abilities, their items, their backstory…whatever it is, you’ve probably come across people who talk about … Continue reading What Does “Having” A Character Mean?
When you’re a new player at an ongoing tabletop RPG story, you’re likely going to want to feel that sense of belonging. And that process can be difficult – the … Continue reading How to Join an Existing Tabletop RPG Story
If you’ve read this Newbie Tuesday space in week’s past, you know that these posts are designed to help new & prospective tabletop role-playing gamers settle into their first session. … Continue reading Getting Started with Tabletop RPGs
An important topic among folks who are interested in playing stories is how best to “jump right in.” So this week’s Newbie Tuesday post will offer some advice – and … Continue reading New Players: 3 Great Tips for Jumping Right Into Playing Stories
Whether you’re a brand new or super experienced in tabletop role-playing games, we’ve all run into the challenge of how to describe to others what playing stories is really like. … Continue reading Describing How We Play Stories
Today’s Newbie Tuesday post is a special topic for me. It may go without saying, but the way we’re connecting and interacting with our children is changing as our society’s … Continue reading The Importance of Playing Stories with your Kids
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 Your Character’s “Groove”