Designing Great Endings To Tabletop RPG Character Arcs

If we’re lucky, we’ll get the opportunity as DMs/GMs to complete our tabletop RPG campaigns. Whether it’s scheduling difficulties or life getting in the way, finishing long-term campaigns can be … Continue reading Designing Great Endings To Tabletop RPG Character Arcs

How To Transition From Player to GM/DM

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 How To Transition From Player to GM/DM

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

What If The Lion King Was A Tabletop RPG?

This week’s If It Were A TTRPG post re-imagines the scene in the Lion King where Mufasa’s spirit is able to impart sage advice onto the newly grown-up Simba. As … Continue reading What If The Lion King Was A Tabletop RPG?

Why Flaws Are So Important For Your Tabletop RPG Character

A lot of time and attention is spent on what makes your tabletop RPG character special, smart, strong, capable etc. But well-rounded characters most oftentimes aren’t perfect. Like us, they … Continue reading Why Flaws Are So Important For Your Tabletop RPG Character

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

Finishing A Character’s Arc Properly

If we’re lucky, we’ll get the opportunity as DMs/GMs to complete our tabletop RPG campaigns. Whether it’s scheduling difficulties or life getting in the way, finishing long-term campaigns can be … Continue reading Finishing A Character’s Arc Properly

Helping Define Your Character’s Role Using Their Strengths

There are many ways to play stories. And virtually all of them have unique ways to define a character. But when it comes to harmonizing the players as a group, … Continue reading Helping Define Your Character’s Role Using Their Strengths

Feeling Comfortable As Your Character – For New Players

Whenever I’m speaking with someone who is just learning about playing stories for the first time, the topic of “talking” as their character invariably comes up. “Do I have to … Continue reading Feeling Comfortable As Your Character – For New Players