NPC Guides: What Why and How?

I want to briefly talk about the concept of an NPC (Nonplayer Character) guide, as well as the variant (Narrator Player Character).   What:┬áThe NPC guide is an incredibly important tool that anybody running a game can utilize, though not every game should have them. Keep in mind that when I say NPC guide, I …

The Art of Bullshitting

One of the most important skills a DM/GM/Narrator can have is the ability to make shit up on the spot. The simple fact is, if you want to run an entertaining campaign, you absolutely have to have this skill. In my last full campaign, a normal whore house turned into an immense boss fight with …

Tips on Homebrewing

Homebrewing is the art of creating personalized content that allows your players to truly step into your world. This is something that appeals heavily to almost every DM, GM, and Narrator I’ve spoken to. With that in mind, let’s briefly discuss some tips on Homebrewing in a way that is safe, fair, and fun. 1. …

Elements of Roleplay: Personality and Alignment

As both a DM/GM/Narrator and a player, you are tasked with understanding the basic elements of roleplay. I’m going to briefly talk about some simple aspects which I feel are expertly implemented in D&D 5e; Personality and Alignment. -Personality: It is important to have your character or npc’s personality fairly fleshed out before you ever …