Romance and sexuality in RPGs can involve a great deal of OOC emotional investment. Since our PCs' emotions are key here, we need to be comfortable delving into that territory.
Megagames are a large scale game with aspects of board game, political roleplay, and resource management game.
If you're new to DnD 5e or playing with someone who is, making a character can seem overwhelming.
Compounded with logistical challenges, the frustration of finally getting the technology to work only to discover that no one else has made an effort is understandable.
The role of the Dungeon Master (DM) is to keep the campaign compelling and fun for the players.
The second generation of VR headsets will be an incredible leap in capabilities from the first. This upgrade will be the real next-gen stars of the upcoming wave of hardware changes.
Many RPGs can be adjusted to fit a single player, and as a result, there are no limits to the stories that can be played alone.
We talked to Mike Burnett of the fledgeling Billowing Hilltop Podcast to see what they had learned on the way.
The indie TTRPG scene, on the other hand, is brimming with smart, innovative designs based around the mental, emotional, and social lives of individual player characters.
It's almost nostalgic and reassuring to see that even in space and in the far future, a beloved and memorable character with such a studded past seems to still be in good hands.