Recent events have driven us all to our homes. Luckily social isolation doesn’t mean our games have to come to a screeching halt. We have the technology. Thanks to apps like Roll20 and Discord, I am able to continue my games right from the comfort of my home. The only problem? I haven’t played any role playing games online before. So let me share the experience of running my first few games online with you. [Read more…]
The holidays are right around the corner! Have you gotten all of your gifts to give yet? If you’re still looking for something great for your loved one, I have an idea for you. This dungeons and dragons gift basket has everything a player could ask for, and then some. It has gifts for new players, organized players, and crafty players. All of this in one neat basket that’s easy to place under the tree to surprise them on the big morning. [Read more…]
Dungeons and Dragons is a game that everyone should play at least once. However, when I try to bring more people into the world of roleplaying I’m often met with a lot of questions and concerns. Some of which you may have yourself. So today I am here to assuage your concerns and answer the biggest question on potential players’ minds: Why should you play Dungeons and Dragons? [Read more…]
It’s official: I have moved! Well, physically at least. I’ll remain here online, bringing the content! With this new move comes a new mind set, so there will be a few changes around here.
The first change is for posts here. I’ll be putting a post up each and every Thursday. The day is subject to change, but even if it does the posts will be up on a weekly basis.
And that’s just the beginning of the new content. I’m still working out the details, but I plan on making my debut on Youtube very soon! These videos will start out much like posts here, focusing on taking your game to the next level. After a while, the channel will branch out from there into stuff like actual plays and other fun videos.
The other platform I’m diving into is Twitch. I’m already established on there (twitch.tv/bravothebard) and I intend on streaming more D&D content there. Game prep, actual plays, D&D themed video games, and Q&A sessions. There’s no real set schedule for these streams, but I will be letting you know when I will stream through Twitter and Instagram.
Those are the changes for the near future! I hope to continue to improve in all aspects and pass that improvement to you all. Together we will improve our games of Dungeons and Dragons, and bring many more players to the game. Thank you for taking this journey with me; it should be a fun one!
So you’ve decided to start playing D&D. You’ve got your group prepared, you’ve learned the rules, and you’ve even got a nice adventure set up. All you need now is to start. But that’s where the trouble comes in: how do you properly start a campaign? After all, first impressions are important, and you want your game to start off with a bang! There are a few great ways to gather your party and start your game. Let’s look at some of the possibilities. [Read more…]