Getting into RPGs can be overwhelming. Here are some articles that will keep neophytes to RPGing from feeling like they’ve been dumped into the deep end. Creating playable characters is extremely important for new gamers as a character is the portal by which they experience the world in which they’ve stepped in.
- RPG Character Tips For Beginners: The most basic advice for the most green RPG player is as simple as playing a slightly more fantastic version of yourself. While it may feel somewhat vanilla, for a first-time player still grasping the basic mechanics of the game and having to wrestle with proficiencies, modifiers and spellslots, keeping it simple means getting to the roleplaying elements with a character you know quite well.
- How To Build An Amazing Character For Your Tabletop RPGs: Once you’ve got a firmer grasp on the mechanics of a game, building a character from a nuts-and-bolts in terms of rulebook stats and choices is the next level up. Not only will you learn how to read stats and understand what they mean, but you’ll also get a firmer grasp on the lore of the world you’re playing in and how your character fits into it.
- 5 Steps To Building RPG Characters with Personality and its sequel 5 More Master Tips to Infuse your RPG Character With Personality: These articles give you perfect step-by-step guidance on fleshing your characters from the inside out, letting you both have a clear understanding of what makes your character tick and why. From having secrets and flaws to leaving some room for mystery and exploration within your character, these angles of exploration are the perfect advice to top off charcter-building advice for any player.
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