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

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

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

Giving Your Tabletop RPG Choices The Right Consequences

In both real life and tabletop RPGs, choices have tangible consequences. When you’re playing a story, its ultimate quality strongly correlates with the players’ choices & their corresponding consequences. So … Continue reading Giving Your Tabletop RPG Choices The Right Consequences

How to Play a Story: A Simple Step-By-Step Overview In Making Choices For New Players

When I’m out and about in my normal day-to-day life – and somehow the subject turns to StoryTogether or tabletop RPGs in general – for most folks, the natural first … Continue reading How to Play a Story: A Simple Step-By-Step Overview In Making Choices For New Players

The Greatness of Your Character’s Flaws

A lot of time and attention is spent on what makes your character special, smart, strong, capable etc. But well-rounded characters most oftentimes aren’t perfect. Like us, they have flaws, … Continue reading The Greatness of Your Character’s Flaws

Combat & Role-Playing: The Yin & Yang of TTRPGs

Combat and role-playing form the traditional foundation and balance of modern tabletop role-playing games. Different players gravitate toward different aspects of the “yin and yang” of TTRPGs. So today’s Newbie … Continue reading Combat & Role-Playing: The Yin & Yang of TTRPGs

3 Tips for Jumping Right Into Playing Stories

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

How Do Your Character’s Talents Work?

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?