My Character Wouldn’t/Would

This is a D&D/RPG topic, so if you are expecting it to be about writing, you might get something useful from it, but it’s going to be less useful than  you’d think. There’s another term for this topic, the “My Read More …

D&D Background: Soldier

Whether you were conscripted into the army at young age or are a grizzled veteran of many wars who hasn’t known anything but the army, there are a lot of different ways to play someone with a soldier background. You Read More …

D&D Backgrounds: Sailor

It’s the pirates life for me, as we sail the seven seas… I mean, why else would you really be a sailor. You want to be a swashbuckling scallywag, plundering ships, getting treasure and sailing off on your next adventure. Read More …

D&D Backgrounds: Sage

The sage is the scholar of the D&D backgrounds. While you might not be studying now, you have studied a lot in the past, even to the point where you might now be teaching or have taught in the past. Read More …

D&D Backgrounds: Outlander

The Outlander background generally focuses in on a character who has grown up or chosen to live alone from the rest of the world. In the information on the background, it actually gives you various ideas for why your character Read More …

D&D Background: Noble

A lot of RPG characters and D&D characters seem to come from humble backgrounds and work their way up into a more favorable position by gaining money and fame from their adventuring. But what if it’s the other way? What Read More …

D&D Backgrounds: Hermit

This is an interesting background to look at. Generally, as a player, I’d steer clear of it, unless you wrap your head around a strong concept of why your character isn’t a hermit anymore? The most common way that people Read More …

D&D Backgrounds: Guild Artisan

It’s been a bit, but I wanted to come back and finish off the players handbook backgrounds.The first one that we come back to is the Guild Artisan. The Guild Artisan is an adventurer that has had a profession. They are Read More …

TableTopTakes: Dragon Age RPG

First, let me say that this game review is going to be different than the standard board game review. Dragon Age RPG is very much a pen and paper RPG and does not have a board, cards, etc. However, it Read More …

Failing Forward – RPG Concepts

It’s classic roll playing, you’re at a house, the door is locked, and as the rogue, you’re rolling to pick the lock. You roll the die and don’t get enough to unlock the door. You ask the Dungeon Master, “Can Read More …