Worldbuilding: Local Customs

Time for another Worldbuiling post!! This time, we’ll explore the theme of culture a bit more. We’ve already explored the things that will impact the evolution of different cultures and the way culture and language are interconnected…now we’ll look at different ways you can show customs and practices through the behaviour of your characters!

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Homebrewed: Campaign Prep Guidelines

Being a GM is a big job: you need to be familiar with the rules (or at least know where to find them in the reference books), create engaging challenges for your players to solve, and weave it all together in an interesting story that will capture the imagination. If you’re lucky enough to be running an on-going campaign, it can definitely feel like the work is never-ending. It’s easy to fall into rabbit hole after rabbit hole of worldbuilding, campaign prep, and NPC creation, but after a while you start to learn techniques that make it a bit easier on your time and mental energy stores!

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D&D for Kids: Roll for Loot

How much do I love RPGs? Let me count the ways…I love the role-playing, the sense of community, the exploration and storytelling…but let’s be real here. One of the most exciting things in D&D is, without a doubt, the loot!! It’s a great way to reward your players, help balance out a party and make the drag between levels a bit more rewarding. These things are especially important when running D&D for young players who can sometimes get discouraged by unlucky rolls or become bored with the “grind” that us older players sometimes pride ourselves on enduring!

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