Of course our hobby would be more rich, more rewarding, more surprising, more entertaining, more challenging, and just generally more fun if only it had deeper representation from women ,and people from BAME/BIPOC and LGBTQ communities.
Gaming may be a broad tent, but we all want to play with a small number of people, with whom we feel safe to express ourselves, be ourselves, and have the most fun.
The point of Session Zero is for your whole group to collaborate in creating conditions that support everyone having the most fun possible once the game starts. Simple right? Actually no, not if you follow traditional advice. The problem with most guidance is that it either focusses on a limited set of
Life is fast and everyone’s schedules are full. No news there. In fact, things feel like they are getting faster and fuller all the time. Perversely, even in a covid-restricted world, there seems to be endless stuff to do and not enough time to get to it all. Therefore, when
A combination of factors has broadened the demographic of the average RPG gamer, as well as shifting the play expectations of some existing veterans players. The rise of us Nerds in general, and cultural phenomena such as Stranger Things in particular, have brought new players to the table. Meanwhile, live