Larp, Roleplay 101

5 Tips To Stay In Character During Game

Staying in character at a game (LARP or otherwise) can be difficult. There are many distractions that can pull you out of the headspace of your character.  However, with a few tricks and some diligence, you'll find it much easier to stay in character.  If you can maintain your character and immersion, those around you… Continue reading 5 Tips To Stay In Character During Game

Characters 101, Game Masters 101, Larp, Roleplay 101, Table Top

Quickly Build NPCs With Depth In 3 Steps

Making Non-Player Characters (NPCs) on the fly is something every game master has to do. These characters are often there to progress the plot or to do some simple task which makes the players treat NPCs like they don’t matter. Often, this leads to the people who play the NPCs feeling like they are just… Continue reading Quickly Build NPCs With Depth In 3 Steps

Characters 101, Larp

Building A Color Palette For Your Character

Color is important. It can tell a story all on its own. The colors you choose will influence how others perceive your character. Picking the right colors is an important step in the character design process. With the right color choices, you can convey who your character is and their personality. Helping you tell their… Continue reading Building A Color Palette For Your Character

Characters 101, Larp

How to build a unique character that fits the setting

As part of the character creation process, you'll be deciding how they fit into the world. What society and cultures they belong to. What their race is and what skills and professions they have. Everyone likes to make unique characters, individuals that stand out from the crowd. The trick is making a character that is… Continue reading How to build a unique character that fits the setting

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Life. Action. RolePlay! Vampire Storytelling and Player Immersion (feat. Jason Carl)

I recently I had the honor of being asked to guest host on Life.Action.Roleplay!  Check out this podcast where we talk to the amazing Jason Carl, Producer for the 5th edition of Vampire the Masquerade for White Wolf, as we talk about the upcoming development of new rules to enhance the storytelling of vampire. We… Continue reading Life. Action. RolePlay! Vampire Storytelling and Player Immersion (feat. Jason Carl)

Characters 101

Character Improvement: Finding the Reason Why

The difference between a good character and a great character can be many things. Sometimes it's their style and abilities, other times it’s their background. But I’ve found that the thing that makes a character extraordinary is their reason why. A character can have many reasons for the way they act and the way they… Continue reading Character Improvement: Finding the Reason Why