Dungeons and Dragons has a famously poor reputation when it comes to appealing to women. Society has a go-to picture of roleplayers as misanthropic man-boys, hiding in their parent’s basement, pretending to be an elf. A picture not helped by generations of fantasy game-art that depicted women with improbable proportions, chainmail bikinis and what I have… Read More An Interview With Carla Harris: DM Of The “All Female, All Awesome!” DumDumDie Podcast
Originally posted on The RPG Athenaeum:
For most of us, gaming is a hobby, meaning that actual life responsibilities can and often do take precedence over playing games. It is to be expected, then, that one or more players may not be able to attend a regularly scheduled D&D session for such reasons, leaving those…
Originally posted on Katie's Game Corner:
Anxiety comes in many forms, for many reasons and is a very personal thing for anybody dealing with it. It’s something that a lot of people deal with but hardly anybody is talking about. I hope that by talking about these issues, I can contribute to a community…
Our D&D 5th Edition game has been going pretty solidly every Friday for about 7 months now and it shows no sign of slowing down, which I’m really happy with. But in the last few years, there have been so many excellent RPGs released that I though it was about time we branched out. To… Read More The RPG Megamix: Round one
Most role playing games include a healthy dose of acting skill. During the average campaign you’ll put yourself in character, adapt to the other players, take direction form the DM and rewrite the script yourself. But what if you wanted to go deeper, to really act as your character, to totally immerse yourself in the… Read More Deep Immersion Gaming: Some Advice for Newer Players.