Player Basics – Team Building

A paladin, a half-orc, and a gnome walk into a bar. Not likely ... but well within the realm of possibility in an RPG. But how can a chaotic character play with a lawful good? Or an evil character play with a good character? That's part of the challenge and part of the fun. If … Continue reading Player Basics – Team Building

Player Basics – Say what?

Your GM tells you to buff your stats. You need to go BTB (that's uh, back to basics). The world of RPG has its own language almost. In the beginning, you can get a little lost and feel a little intimidated by the slang being thrown away. Much like text speak, if you don't know … Continue reading Player Basics – Say what?

Player Basics – Notes to Self

You haven't played in two weeks but you're ready to go. You've got your wild cherry Dr. Pepper, your dice, and your character sheet. Or maybe you've got your computer booted up and the windows opened that you need. If you were smart, you kept notes on what was going on as you played. You … Continue reading Player Basics – Notes to Self

Player Basics – Table Manners

Many of us were taught basic manners growing up, such as chew with your mouth closed, don't put your elbows on the table, and always wear clean underwear when you go out. Well, maybe that was in case of getting hit by a bus and not good manners. Growing up my grandma was convinced if … Continue reading Player Basics – Table Manners