Category: RPG

The healing power of gaming 0

The healing power of games

There are a lot of benefits to tabletop gaming, even if you aren’t suffering a major illness. But reflecting back, gaming really was a positive factor that got me through the bad times.


Creating character

I’d always had a hard time getting into the fantasy genre. I’d read the odd novel or two, seen the Lord of the Rings trilogy in theatres, but I just couldn’t get into it. Science...

Dice tray with dice, and a Pathfinder RPG character sheet. 0

Top 5 Tips for Tabletop RPG Newbies

This post originally appeared in the Terminal City Tabletop Convention program booklet. See my recap of the weekend here.  Six months ago I dove into the world of tabletop RPGs. If you’ve never played, or...


What is Dungeons & Dragons?

You’ve heard about Dungeons & Dragons — maybe you have some preconceived notions of the game and the players — but have you ever wondered what exactly it is? What is Dungeons & Dragons? Dungeons...


My journey to D&D

Dungeons & Dragons always scared me. I’m ashamed to admit it, but back in the day I totally bought into the stereotypes of the game. As a geek, I should have known better. In the last...