Role Playing Games (RPG)

5 Essential Camera Shots For Better Battle Reports

Do you want to write better battle reports? Are your adventure logs lacking  narrative flair? Maybe you’ve played a memorable tabletop game like Warhammer 40k or Warmachine/Hordes, or are simply keeping a campaign record for your Dungeon and Dragons group. Either way, you’re looking for ways to spruce up your writing with some pictures. This …

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Spellcasters with Attitude: Sorcerers (RPG Tips)

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The sorcerer is traditionally the most mysterious of all spellcasters, with a power that comes from within. Unlike wizards and clerics who study to learn their craft, sorcerers are born with an innate ability to control arcane energies. This makes them far more versatile than other magic-users, but also means they have less control over …

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11 Best D&D Miniature Carrying Cases and Storage Options

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As a tabletop gamer, you know that the best way to transport your miniatures is in an easy-to-carry case or box. A Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) miniature carrying case should also protect your painted miniatures and be lightweight and compact enough for travel. Are you a tabletop RPG gamer looking for ways to take your …

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13 Best Bags for DND (Dungeons and Dragons) and Roleplaying Games

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Do you need a bag for traveling to your next RPG campaign? Whether it be a backpack, a sling, or other bag for Dungeons and Dragons or an RPG, there are so many options that it becomes hard to choose. Some people like more room while others prefer something smaller with less pockets. Carry your …

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Roleplaying Game Alignments: What Are They and How Do We Use Them? (Part 2: The Neutral)

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Neutrality is a state of mind where you are not emotionally invested in the outcome. As for the alignment in roleplaying games (RPGs), neutrality means a few things as there’s many different ways to interpret it. This article series explores how a Neutral Alignment character should think and act to make playing them more fun …

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Roleplaying Game Alignments: What Are They and How Do We Use Them? (Part 1: The Good)

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The purpose of this article series is to offer a thoughtful perspective about what it means to be Lawful, Chaotic, Good, Neutral and Evil. As a GM I find myself creating a lot of NPCs and helping guide character creation for my players. Acting according to your Alignment can be one of those optional rules …

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How to Save Your RPG World From the Players Who Want to Burn It (Roleplaying Tips)

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So your players want to be “evil aligned murder hobos”, what do you do? How can you enjoy a game where your players’ just want to maim, pillage, and burn your carefully prepared world? These tips will help everybody enjoy the fantasy fun at your tabletop roleplaying game. If you’re running games for Dungeons and …

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How Tabletop Gaming Can Help with PTSD (Editorial)

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People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a hard time finding ways to cope, and drugs are often not the best answer. Tabletop wargaming is becoming an increasingly popular way for those suffering from PTSD to take care of themselves without feeling like they’re neglecting their needs. It’s also a form of therapy that’s not …

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5 Tips for How to GM a Fun Villain: No Such Thing as An Evil Genius

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Villainous characters can make or break a role-playing game, and they can be difficult to come up with because villains are often the worst people imaginable. You can’t just give me a bad guy who runs an operation that you don’t like! Not only am I more interested in what they’re doing than your character, …

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