Your Guide to Tabletop Roleplaying Games

This site is designed for anyone who has an interest in tabletop RPGs. Learn what Dungeons & Dragons and other roleplaying games are about, get tips on how to play, discover the right games for your group, and get advice on how to improve your gaming sessions. You can get started with one of these:


Burrito King’s Guide to GURPS

2019-06-30

Guest Post

My name is Nathan, I use the handle “Burrito King” on Discord, and I’m an addict.

I’m addicted to new games. A lot of GMs seem to have that problem. Every new, shiny thing that I see, I want. Good art? Got to have it. New mechanics? Got to have it. Historically relevant? Got to have it.

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Guest Review: Degenesis – Black Atlantic

2019-06-29

Guest post by Pablo Ruiz Valls

Degenesis never fails to amaze. In Black Atlantic (BA), the closure of the Jehammed Trilogy adventures, the game shows its strengths in full. I won’t, very unjustly, go over the excellent production values of the art, typesetting and graphic design. If you’ve seen them you know they knock it out of the park. Degenesis truly sets a new gold standard for the RPG industry. Full stop.

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Three for Thursday: Games in the Library

2019-05-30

In the early 1980s I was way into tabletop RPGs, and attempting to find my way through the jungle that is the American high school experience. For the first couple of years in that crucible, my friends and I spent many a lunch break in the safe haven of the library. It had two or three small, glass-enclosed rooms that could be reserved for group activities that might be too loud for the common area. Read more


There’s Never Been a Better Time to Play Tabletop Roleplaying Games

I’ve been playing tabletop RPGs since the early 1980s, and now is hands down the best time to get into the hobby. The 5th edition of Dungeons & Dragons has been a smash hit. Streaming shows like Critical Role and Starter Kit have lifted the veil on how roleplaying games work. Celebrities are going public with their love of roleplaying. Online tabletop roleplaying is taking off, Kickstarter has enabled scores of high-quality games to get published, and the number of sophisticated gaming blogs and podcasts has soared. So whether you’re new to tabletop roleplaying, a lapsed gamer rejoining the fold, or a gaming veteran, let this site be your guide to tabletop roleplaying games!