Finding The Right Balance Between Role-Playing & Combat In Your Tabletop RPG

In any tabletop RPG story, the players need to feel there’s harmony between the traditional TTRPG yin and yang: role-playing (RP) and combat. The ratio between these two sides of … Continue reading Finding The Right Balance Between Role-Playing & Combat In Your Tabletop RPG

How You See Your Story World (In Your Mind’s Eye)

As intuitive or not as it may seem, there is tremendous synergy between meditating and tabletop role-playing game worldbuilding. When you’re able to clear the palate of your mind’s eye, … Continue reading How You See Your Story World (In Your Mind’s Eye)

Balancing Tabletop RPG Story Milestones

The characters in your tabletop roleplaying game (TTRPG) story are likely to encounter all sorts of obstacles and opportunities. Some are epic battles, others heartbreak, or maybe even summiting your … Continue reading Balancing Tabletop RPG Story Milestones

Improving Your TTRPG’s Pacing

A tabletop role-playing game story is not a straight line between points A and B. There are many twists and turns, some planned for, some completely unforeseen. Sometimes these tangents … Continue reading Improving Your TTRPG’s Pacing

Bringing Your Story World To Life

On the surface, the sheer scale and variety of tabletop RPG systems makes it seem as though your story – your world – is meant to be tailored to just … Continue reading Bringing Your Story World To Life

Tabletop RPG Systems Are Pillars In Your Story World’s Creation

On the surface, the sheer scale and variety of tabletop RPG systems makes it seem as though your story – your world – is meant to be tailored to just … Continue reading Tabletop RPG Systems Are Pillars In Your Story World’s Creation

Cultivating A Sense Of Wonder In Your Tabletop RPG

In stories today, shock value has in many cases replaced the simple beauty of being in awe. That sense of amazement – of wonder – is both an underrated and … Continue reading Cultivating A Sense Of Wonder In Your Tabletop RPG

Transitioning From Player to DM/GM

I’ve spoken with many tabletop RPG players who are intimidated by the idea of becoming a GM/DM. Whether it’s conducting a session, doing the voices, or worldbuilding – or anything/everything … Continue reading Transitioning From Player to DM/GM

What Do The Players Want?

When you sit down to start your next tabletop RPG (TTRPG) campaign, you’re sitting at a fertile, nearly infinite sandbox of story. Every TTRPG story is different – its twists … Continue reading What Do The Players Want?

Using The Mind’s Eye In Your Worldbuilding

The Mind’s Eye, our mental canvas of limitless possibilities. And for tabletop role-playing games, the platform for our shared story experiences. This theater of the mind empowers us to collectively … Continue reading Using The Mind’s Eye In Your Worldbuilding

Balancing Character Backstories For The Perfect Tabletop RPG Party

When players are coming up with their characters’ backstories, oftentimes they’re not doing so together. So as the GM, when the players submit their characters’ various backstories, it becomes clear … Continue reading Balancing Character Backstories For The Perfect Tabletop RPG Party

Discovering The Players’ Priorities

When you sit down to start your next tabletop RPG campaign, you’re sitting at a fertile, nearly infinite sandbox of story. And every TTRPG story is different – its twists … Continue reading Discovering The Players’ Priorities