Using Worldbuilding To Improve Your Tabletop RPG’s Flow

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. Some come from … Continue reading Using Worldbuilding To Improve Your Tabletop RPG’s Flow

Getting Started with Tabletop RPGs

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

Managing Conflict at the (TTRPG) Table

No matter how thorough the rule book for the tabletop RPG (TTRPG) system you’re using, there are going to be times when a situation is more or less up for … Continue reading Managing Conflict at the (TTRPG) Table

Isaiah the Gray, Part 16

Part 15 (rest at the bottom): https://storytogether.com/2020/07/02/isaiah-the-gray-part-15/ Another Mystery Isaiah stands firm. “Scan for life forms,” he says to AI. “I am only reading one life form aboard, Commander,” replies … Continue reading Isaiah the Gray, Part 16

If This Were A TTRPG: Star Wars IV, A New Hope

This week’s If This Were A TTRPG post is all about the classic detention center shootout scene on the Death Star in Star Wars IV: A New Hope. As always, … Continue reading If This Were A TTRPG: Star Wars IV, A New Hope

New Players: 3 Great Tips for Jumping Right Into Playing Stories

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

What To Do In-Between TTRPG Scenes

We’ve talked about your tabletop role-playing story’s momentum a quite a few times on Worldbuilding Monday in weeks past. So today’s post focuses-in on a topic which deserves more attention … Continue reading What To Do In-Between TTRPG Scenes

Balancing your TTRPG Worldbuilding

The characters in your tabletop role-playing game (TTRPG) story are likely to encounter all sorts of obstacles and opportunities – whether it be an epic battle, a tragic encounter, or … Continue reading Balancing your TTRPG Worldbuilding

What Makes for a Great Tabletop RPG “Big Bad Evil Guy” (BBEG)?

Like in many stories, well-rounded villains are a crucial driving force in your tabletop role-playing game. They are central to the story’s conflict, they push and pull the protagonist(s), and … Continue reading What Makes for a Great Tabletop RPG “Big Bad Evil Guy” (BBEG)?

Isaiah the Gray, Part 15

Part 14 (rest at the bottom): https://storytogether.com/2020/06/25/isaiah-the-gray-part-14/ Exhaustion With next to zero energy left, Isaiah doesn’t question Issac’s wisdom. Jimmy shoulders his friend’s weight as the three men slowly hobble out … Continue reading Isaiah the Gray, Part 15

Describing How We Play 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

How to Improve your TTRPG’s Flow

If you’ve been playing tabletop role-playing games for awhile, you know that flow is constantly on the mind of the GM/DM. How is the pacing? What is the interest level … Continue reading How to Improve your TTRPG’s Flow