Starting Your Own Board Game Group

Starting your own board game group can be a very rewarding experience. There's a lot of reasons to do it too. Maybe you don't have a game store to play at or you just want to set some time up to hang out. That being said there are some responsibilities. I've been running a game…

Facing an issue

When playing any RPG, it is important to remember that your table is a community. Everyone has the opportunity to input and help build the game. A big mistake that a lot of new players make is that they feel like the GM controls everything so there is no point in bringing up something that…

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…