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, my High School English teacher even threw his hat into … Continue reading Further Musings on Backstories are Not Stories

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 stated that there was nothing wrong with a long and … Continue reading Player Characters Backstories are Not Stories.