These articles and links go beyond play to talk about the theory behind our favorite hobby.
Character Knowledge and Metagaming
Have you tried asking people what metagaming is just to be told a long story and still have little understanding of the term? Did you ever wish someone would give you a straight-out definition? Maybe you're looking for a short article explaining it now. Here I am, and here it is.
Diceless RPG Systems
Heard about diceless RPG systems, but weren't sure what they're all about? Here we'll take a look at a few systems and see how they work.
Role-Playing for Personal Evolution
Why do we role-play? Is fun the only reason? If you've ever been asked or wondered then this article is for you. A great deal of personal growth comes from role-playing. Here's four benefits which are not as easy to come by through any other medium.
Rules Light Role Playing Games
A description of what it means to be a rules light role playing game, and the ones I love the best.
The Social Contract In Role Playing Games
What is a social contract in role playing games? Is it really that important? Read this article for the full scoop.
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Dice have no heart. They can be cruel or they can be kind. What are their intentions and how do they line up to yours? What could probability possibly have to do with dice? There is 'magic' when it comes to rolling dice but where it stems from may surprise you.
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