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…

Getting your players invested

Natural disasters are tragic events, no matter how they're spun. Many people have died due to tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, and other disasters throughout the course of time. That being said, these events are never something to be taken lightly in our day to day lives. In fiction, however, tragic events like this go a long…

Camping and campaigning

So my spring break has just passed and I took some time to go out camping. While I was out I decided to take a small journal and use it to write down my thoughts and possibly take some notes for my world building. We went out to a camping spot off of a half…

Session Zero: Players

Two weeks ago I wrote about GMs and session zero... Then I got pretty sick and missed a week, but now I am back and ready to talk about session zero for players! First let’s do a little recap though. Session zero is where a party gets together and starts off their adventure. It usually…

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…