Ravyn Freewrites: Learning to Love the Character Sheet

Yesterday, I started riffing on the difficulty I have with character generation and the problems it poses. Today, I’m going to think about how I can fix it for myself.
First off, the difficulty of finding a concept—I’m going to talk to people. Earlier. And make sure I’m talking to them throughout the process. Granted, in [...]

Ravyn Freewrites: Rage Against the Character Sheet

It’s one of those bizarre contradictions that I’ve never entirely made sense of: why do I hate character generation so much, when I run a game with such a ridiculously large NPC cast that I could probably do two or three alphabets and only repeat myself on a letter or two where desperate? Given how [...]