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

A Very Merry Lovecraftian Christmas

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the... wait...where am I? Why can't I wake up?! H.P. Lovecraft was an American writer of horror-themed fictional stories.¬†Forbidden, dark, esoterically veiled knowledge is a central theme in many of Lovecraft's works.¬†Lovecraft's works are also ruled by several distinct pantheons of deities (actually aliens worshipped as such by humans) … Continue reading A Very Merry Lovecraftian Christmas

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

Wasteland Whispers

WAR. War never changes... Sometimes War doesn't end either if the rumors about ghosts in the wasteland are to be believed. The crazy thing is that what started as an old folktale now seems to be more prevalent. More and more stories and sightings of these strange apparitions are coming to light. As time goes … Continue reading Wasteland Whispers