Tired of feeding your party the same staple food everytime they go out to eat in a civilized place? We've got your back: follow us for some tasty medieval recipes, and historically accurate food lore. You've gathered your party in the most welcoming of places: an inn or a tavern. They're probably staying the night, … Continue reading You’re sitting in a tavern; or, Food in the Middle Ages (part 1)
You know how to role-plan an elf. You know how to role-play a dwarf. An innkeeper. A king. A guard. A mercenary. But pray tell me, do you know how to role-play a woman? Some time ago, on a Facebook RPG group, we were discusing an article on how to add some flair or colour … Continue reading How to role-play female characters
Last week I happened to review for you Jared Blando's book on hand-drawing fantasy maps. This time we'll go further - just in case you feel more confident in digital drawing or are just looking for some generators. Of course, picking your tools depends mostly on your skills. However, as a graphic designer myself, I'll … Continue reading How to Draw Fantasy & RPG Maps, part 2: digital
You're just starting a new campaign. Your last party got killed and disbanded, you managed to find a new Game Master, or maybe you're just bored of role-playing the tank. Time for a change! Because seriously, how many times can you be Torag, half-orc barbarian? Ah, just once more! Here's the trouble with RPG: it allows … Continue reading 7 Ways to Flesh Out Your RPG Character
Review of How To Draw Fantasy Art & RPG Maps by Jared Blando.