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Monday Muse: Striking a Balance

In the last few days, I have begun to find myself out of balance. I was beginning to get a little blogged out with my personal blog. We all have been there, we sit down we knew we want to write something for our blog and you just don't feel inspired. It's almost worse than… Continue reading Monday Muse: Striking a Balance

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Don’t use your regular RPG for Stress Relief.

I know many of you are reading the title of this blog and thinking? But I do play D&D, Pathfinder or any other of the many RPG's out there for stress relief! Board Games, Card Games, and Roleplaying Games are well-known to be a good form of stress relief right? So why would I say to… Continue reading Don’t use your regular RPG for Stress Relief.

Reblog Round up !

The Plight of the Small Creator

I tried to reblog this an article but It turned out it was just too wordy and I booted me in mid sentence and posted it. I finished my thoughts here. Great read from Terminally Nerdy. My thoughts on the subject hit home for me pretty firmly. It absolutely can be a frustrating journey. This is… Continue reading The Plight of the Small Creator

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Monday Muse: The Doppelganger Event

Today’s Monday muse is a trip down memory lane. Looking back over the years I can proudly say that I for the most part have always been a lucky person when it comes to roleplaying games. I know that there are plenty of gamers out there in the world that struggled to find players over… Continue reading Monday Muse: The Doppelganger Event

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Further Musings on Backstories are Not Stories

So, here we go, Backstories are not Stories round two. Let me begin by saying I had have been thrilled with how the last week's blog was received. It had many comments from all points of view on the topic. Additionally, I deeply enjoyed the exchange of thoughts and ideas that was had overall. Heck,… Continue reading Further Musings on Backstories are Not Stories

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Player Characters Backstories are Not Stories.

Not long ago I got in a twitter conversation about character backstories. One of my followers @CrossingNewLeafe chimed in on a conversation that I had commented on with @theGodDamnDM about making an awesome backstory that will impress your DM. One commenter had stated that they felt that a short backstory was the best. Others had… Continue reading Player Characters Backstories are Not Stories.

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D&D Beyond, I’ll believe it when I see it.

So yesterday the big D&D announcement was D&D Beyond " A new Digital Toolset" that works for 5th Edition D&D. Yay! were finally going to get the digital tools we all have wanted for so long for our favorite game! No, No, NOPE! Color me a skeptic. I refuse after 3+ Editions of D&D to be excited about… Continue reading D&D Beyond, I’ll believe it when I see it.