When you sit down to start your next tabletop RPG campaign, before you dive into worldbuilding, character creation, or Session Zero, you’re sitting at a fertile, nearly infinite sandbox of … Continue reading Verbalize Your TTRPG Campaign Goals!
Part 17 (rest at the bottom): https://storytogether.com/2020/08/13/isaiah-the-gray-part-17/ Heart to Heart Corban releases the tight grip around his lightsaber as his companion, the assault droid Zero-You, powers down. Jimmy deactivates the … Continue reading Isaiah the Gray, Part 18
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?
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 Theater of the Mind in Tabletop RPGs
If a story is a tapestry, then the players and their characters are core threads within its fabric. So a crucial part of engaging the players in a tabletop role-playing … Continue reading Integrating Character Traits & Backstories Into Your Tabletop RPG
Part 16 (rest at the bottom): https://storytogether.com/2020/07/23/isaiah-the-gray-part-16/ Proceeding with Caution Corban sits for a moment, sensing the Force from within the cockpit of his inert ship. “There is an immense … Continue reading Isaiah the Gray, Part 17
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
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
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
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
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
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