Player Basics – RP in RPG

The title "role-playing game" is applied to many different types of games. But what does role playing actually mean? It can mean different things to different people. In the end, role-playing is like playing a part, acting like someone else, taking on a role. In tabletop RPG's you get to create that character and make … Continue reading Player Basics – RP in RPG

Character Basics – Nitty Gritty

There are a lot of things that make you... you. Things that make you different or special. When building a character to play in an RPG, it is just as important to think of those little things to also to help bring that character to life. Your character is more than stats on a page. … Continue reading Character Basics – Nitty Gritty

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

Character Basics – WWYD

One of the biggest draws to roleplaying games is the ability to be someone other than yourself. But that can also be one of the biggest challenges for some players. After all, you have tons of experience being yourself. Not many people get the opportunity to be someone else. One of the most helpful ways … Continue reading Character Basics – WWYD

Character Basics – Background

You appear, magically, in a world that is already populated with tons of other characters, including the ones that you are going to be joining on a great adventure. You probably already have all your stats, weapons, class, and abilities firmly drawn up. But one of the biggest things people neglect to do or even … Continue reading Character Basics – Background