Let’s put the Role Playing back in Role Playing Games!
As a former LARPer, I may be a bit biased about creating an immersive atmosphere for even tabletop games. This week’s Player Tip is about encouraging that in-depth feel at the game table, and building a more “realistic” character for a more fun game.
Thursday night was a pretty slow night in the Trials of Everrun session. As my previous posts mentioned, I have been ill so I did not put the requisite planning into the game. I did not have props for my letters or really have much of anything fully “written” in terms of scripts and stats. Complicating this further, there was a bad accident on the road outside the game shop that made just about everyone late – and Drip Dry did not arrive until nearly 7:30 – an hour late (and an hour and a half after he usually arrives).
Despite this, the players seemed to have a decent time entertaining themselves, so I’m classifying it under the accidental folder of the “win” category.