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

Harmonizing The TTRPG Party

When players are coming up with their characters’ backstories, oftentimes they’re not doing so together. Character creation after all traditionally is a highly individual process; although, there’s certainly collaboration here … Continue reading Harmonizing The TTRPG Party

What Does Each Person Want Out Of The (TTRPG) Story?

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 What Does Each Person Want Out Of The (TTRPG) Story?

Balancing Different Tabletop RPG Play-Styles As The GM

Every group of players at the table is unique. They each have their own wants, needs, goals, and play-styles. Balancing these facets can be a challenge, especially if the players’ … Continue reading Balancing Different Tabletop RPG Play-Styles As The GM

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

Follow The Laughter – How To Perfect 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 Follow The Laughter – How To Perfect Your Tabletop RPG’s Flow

What You Can Expect When You ‘Conduct’ A TTRPG

There’s no doubt there’s quite a bit to “juggle” in the GM/DM’s role. The players, characters, NPCs, the world itself, what’s happening, what will likely happen…there’s a lot for the … Continue reading What You Can Expect When You ‘Conduct’ A TTRPG

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

The Rules Are Not Roadblocks: Worldbuilding In Different TTRPG Systems

Happy 2021 everyone! 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 … Continue reading The Rules Are Not Roadblocks: Worldbuilding In Different TTRPG Systems

Solving Issues 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 Solving Issues At The TTRPG Table

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

Balancing Milestones In Your Tabletop RPG

The characters in your tabletop role-playing game (TTRPG) story are likely to encounter all sorts of obstacles and opportunities. Whether they’re epic battles, heartbreak, or perhaps summiting your world’s tallest … Continue reading Balancing Milestones In Your Tabletop RPG