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Here are the top ten articles for the Role Playing Games Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Solo Adventuring In RPG Campaigns
What's it like gaming with a small group? More precisely, what's it like gaming with one player and one DM? I've had the chance to play and run this type of game many times and I can tell you, it's got ups and downs. Precisely which ups and downs are what this article describes.
2. Populating Your World With Somebodies
Portraying the rest of the world surrounding the party can seem quite the daunting task. You don't want it to seem dull yet you might not know who the characters will interact with. Instead of crafting each person or assuming people insignificant to the adventure are the same, make “types.”
3. Secret Organizations and Potential Masterminds
Threading any given object or NPC into a campaign means that it can be destroyed by the party. Never introduce anything in the hopes that it won't be trampled underfoot – no matter how unlikely that is. How then does one create a secret organization within the world the PCs occupy?
4. Stronghold Builder's Guidebook Review
Perusing the shelves for Dungeons and Dragons Third Edition books? If you've come across the Stronghold Builder's Guidebook, I've got some advice before you buy it. Especially if your group isn't hardcore into that system.
5. DaVinci Code Style Puzzles in D&D
Learn how to use exciting puzzle encounters to make your players chomp at the bit for the next clue.
6. Witch Girls Adventures Review
Witch Girls Adventures is a role playing game designed for girls ages 11 and up. Role playing parents with daughters will want to take a good look at this one.
7. Legends in Your Campaign
The most incredible stories wind through people like currents, fueling their transfer from one person to the next. Travelers are introduced to locals via such storytelling as well. Done right, your players may keep your homemade legends alive. Here's how to plan your own legends.
8. Focused Prep is Practical Prep
While brainstorming is great for jumpstarting your imagination, creative meandering can detract greatly from your session preparation time. Creativity shouldn't be kept to a strict schedule, either. Here's how to make sure you have what you need prepared with limited segues.
9. RPG Campaign Software
Thinking of bringing your RPG campaign into the 21st century? With a laptop and campaign software, you can have everything you need to run your campaign at the table.
10. Basic Fantasy RPG Review
Yearning for the days when dungeons were character meat grinders? Have your old Advanced Dungeons & Dragons books fallen to tatters? The Basic Fantasy RPG offers a modern alternative.
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