Christmas Ideas: RPG’s

Christmas Ideas: RPG’s

So, I had thought of splitting it into two parts, one for the players and for the DM/GM. But that felt a little bit silly, and I want to encourage more players to become DM/GM’s, so if you have a player in your life who…

Win with the Min in D&D

Win with the Min in D&D

Yesterday’s article was about min/maxing a character. Just a quick recap, this is where you make the ideal build for your character so that you are the best at whatever area of the game you want to be in and have the most optimized build…

D&D to the Max and the Min

D&D to the Max and the Min

If you’ve been around pen and paper RPG players or computer game RPG players, you might have heard of a term called “Min/Maxing”. This is the practice of putting together a character that is the most efficient for what you need in a given game.…

Silly vs Serious D&D

Silly vs Serious D&D

The forest quakes as the heavy footsteps of the dragon shakes the trees. The critters are running away from the flames of the dragons breath. The village, not too far away is raising the alarm with a clanging bell, but that seems to be drawing…

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

Final part of creating our NPC, Weasel Bob. We’ve gone over his motivations and we’ve gone over what he looks like. Really, I think that’s all you need to do to get an NPC with some depth into your game. The players are going to…

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

We’re back with the next round of how to build an NPC with Weasel Bob. Last time we figured out his motivations. The next thing is going to be more of the look and feel of Weasel Bob. How squishy is he? Or maybe by…

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

You, Me, and NPC – Weasel Bob

So, in the previous article (found here) we talked about using NPCs (Non-Player Character) in D&D and how you can use them to flesh out your world. Sometimes you have to create them on the fly and sometimes you want to plan out more for…

You, Me, and NPC – Building Interesting NPC’s in D&D

You, Me, and NPC – Building Interesting NPC’s in D&D

I’ve been busy with my top 100 list and Halloween for the past couple of weeks, so I haven’t written much about Dungeons and Dragons. Today I’m getting back to it and look at creating an NPC for Dungeons and Dragons. This is a topic…

We Built this City in D&D – Greenfang – Getting Criminal

We Built this City in D&D – Greenfang – Getting Criminal

We’ve already talked what Greenfang is known for and why it was built where it was. We’ve talked about how the merchant guilds run the show around Greenfang and how they have mercenaries to keep the peace, but how well do they really keep the…

We Built This City in D&D – Greenfang – Take Me to Church

We Built This City in D&D – Greenfang – Take Me to Church

Alright, time to wrap up the city build, there is so much more that I could talk about, there is actually building out shops and places like that, but I wanted to keep this at a slightly higher level since you don’t need to see…