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No Air (Exploring Vacuum Builds)

Isolation from the rest of the group is a danger to any player character braving the depths of a dungeon. “Don’t split the party,” is a mantra for most groups. 1,143 more words

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

Fight Song (GM Responsiveness to the Fighter)

We have heard an awful lot about “fighter vs.caster disparity” and “the problems” with the melee classed characters in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. And while we have discussed the… 1,132 more words

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

Burning Wheel: Pathing Out A Life

Lifepaths are a rarely explored method of character generation (chargen). Cutting up a character’s life into a series of stages and combining them can lead to some very evocative, dynamic, and real characters. 594 more words

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Creating Nonbinary Characters

When I started creating the characters for the Templar novels, I knew I wanted the crew of the Veracity to include a variety of different sorts of people. 1,567 more words

The Dangerous Type

Future Starts Slow - (Character Generation Inspiration)

Game is starting in a few days but you haven’t the foggiest idea of what to play. We have all been there, character generation paralysis. Maybe your prior character died suddenly or the game ended due to an out-of-game conflict (like schedule or arguments). 677 more words

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

So You Want To Be A Dragon Slayer? Character Generation in RPGs and Genre Fantasy

So You Want To Be A Dragon Slayer?  Character Generation in RPGs and Genre Fantasy

The relationship between Fantasy literature and Role Playing Games is well known but is often overlooked and at times misunderstood.  3,312 more words

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Raena's Foremothers: Leia Organa

It wasn’t until I started writing these essays teasing out the influences behind my space opera trilogy that I even considered the large shadow cast by Princess Leia. 685 more words

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