You want to play WHAT!?

In many prior articles I have mentioned that I very much prefer one shot campaigns to long campaigns. One of the major reasons for this is the freedom from consequence that a lot of players feel. It allows them to let loose and be whoever they want to be without worrying about the consequences in…

What Is Role-playing

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about role-playing in RPGs and how to get into character. Even though I’ve been playing for a while I’ve never really gotten into any character. Most of my experiences are silly characters, or people who have these extreme personalities that would be ridiculous in real life. Now don’t get…

You Can’t Cross The Same River Twice

Heraclitus is a famous Greek philosopher, and he revealed a deep truth about tabletop gaming when he coined the famous term “You can’t cross the same river twice.” In reality he was talking about how the world is in constant change, but us gamers can take a big lesson from this too! That lesson is…

Who’s your daddy?

It's pretty common in character creation to hear or assume dead parents or family. And why not right? You don't have to think about it anymore, you won't have to interact with them at all in-game, and nobody can kidnap them as hostages! All great things, right? Well, maybe not so much. Personally, I really…

Games To Play On The Holidays

Alright so today is the big one. Whatever we are celebrating out there it’s important to remember why. We love the people we visit, or at the very least are obligated for one reason or another to see people this holiday. I know that is not very romanticized but hey, we are here to talk…

Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket

Reading Hunter’s article about Different RPGs and what they offer really inspired me to write about why I think it’s important for anyone into RPGs to play as many as possible, or at least more than one.   When I started playing RPGs (I was about twenty one or twenty two) I was playing Dungeons…