D&D, RPG, Story, Writing

Worldbuilding: “By the Gods!”

I've always loved studying different myths and folktales from around the world, and learning how these beliefs in the supernatural, magical, and divine help to shape our understanding of the world around us. Games like D&D offer a unique opportunity to explore these different perspectives within worlds where gods and powerful beings can reach out… Continue reading Worldbuilding: “By the Gods!”

D&D, RPG, Story, Writing

Worldbuilding: Culture and Language

During our last Worldbuilding post, we explored some of the things that impact the development of a community's sense of culture and identity, like geography, how they transfer knowledge, and how they feel about other cultures. Today, let's look at the way different cultural norms and values are reflected in the language-- I don't just… Continue reading Worldbuilding: Culture and Language

Fantasy Fridays, Story, Writing

Fantasy Fridays: Child of the Serpent (Pt IV)

To read the story up to this point, check out Parts I, II, and III!) The town stretched farther and farther behind them, as they rode silently past the surrounding farms, unseen as most of their neighbours were inside-- like reasonable folk, Deryn thought as she tightened her cloak around her.  After a while, the… Continue reading Fantasy Fridays: Child of the Serpent (Pt IV)