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Non-Player Characters, or NPCs, are extremely useful tools at a DM’s disposal. These are the characters that you create to live in your world and interact with your players’ characters. NPCs can serve nearly any purpose, but it’s important that they feel as real as you can make them. Getting your players invested in these […]
Encounters in Dungeons and Dragons are the cornerstone of your game play. Whether you’re fighting goblins, disarming traps, or talking with NPCs, all of these events engage the players and facilitate fun. The encounters in your campaign go hand in hand with the quality of your campaign. Using your story’s outline to create encounters is […]
Creating your own world from scratch comes with the challenge of making your own maps and deciding on the geography of your landscape. There are many aspects to keep in mind when creating your own maps. The scope of your world will determine many aspects of not only your geography, but the story itself. The […]
Most of the appeal of TTRPGs comes from their storytelling aspect. These games are designed to tell a story, regardless of their individual mechanics. The best part is that this story doesn’t belong to just one person. Every player is an active contributor to the progression of the story. Each part of the story allows […]