write a space story with these elements in mind

Let’s Write a Space Story

Writing a space story inherently means an exploration of the universe as an expanded idea of the world we inhabit.  No matter if the genre is hard sci fi or science fantasy, the idea of space exploration is a fundamental human thing.  It’s the same …

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Lets write a samurai or ronin character in a fantasy setting

Let’s Write a Samurai in Fantasy Stories

Writing a samurai or ronin character in fantasy stories takes the legendary figures of real-world Japanese history and placing them against a magical world.  They are defined by their skill with the blade and the discipline it takes to get that skill.  The warrior is …

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Guide to writing a necromancer character

Guide to Writing a Necromancer Character

Writing a necromancer character can vary depending on the culture, aesthetic, or character journey you are trying to develope.  Naturally, they make terrifying villains with the ability to summon undead hordes.  However, the archetype has a vast history of heroes and villains intertwined in its …

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write a paladin character with these archetypes

Guide to Writing a Paladin Character

Writing a paladin character includes internal struggle, discipline and courage.  They fight for something bigger than themselves, fully committed to their cause in thought and action. The paladin archetype as we know it today is basically just a Holy Knight—The Knights of the Round table, …

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best homebrew monster builds DnD 5e.

Guide to Building DnD 5e Homebrew Monsters

Building homemade monsters in Dungeons and Dragons 5e or any other TTRPG gives you an opportunity to customize your game with special villains and creatures with unique features.  If you’ve been running games for a while, you start to understand the mechanics and flow of …

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guide to building side quests DnD 5e

Guide to Building Side Quests: DnD 5e

Side quests can be refreshing—a change of pace during a long Dungeons and Dragons campaign.  You can throw them in here and there to give your players new challenges and play with their characters’ strengths and weaknesses.  Whether you need to bridge your story from …

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guide to building underwater campaigns in DnD 5e

Guide to Building an Underwater Campaign: DnD 5e

Underwater adventures in Dungeons and Dragons 5e can open a unique world of aquatic cities, monsters and landscapes for players to explore. When building an Underwater Campaign in DnD 5e, consider the following elements and prompts: How do the characters breathe? Underwater Combat Varying environments …

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Guide to Building a desert druid dnd 5e

Guide to Building a Desert Druid Circle of the Land: DnD 5e

When building and playing a desert druid Circle of the Land in DnD 5e, consider the following: Try lizardfolk, Arakocra or Loxodon Backstories of arid desert life—mystical origins Use animal forms with a desert theme Bonus Desert Spells Complementary Druid Spells Desert druids in DnD …

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guide to building a homebrew Starfinder campaign

Guide to Building a Homebrew Starfinder Campaign

When creating your own homebrew Starfinder campaign, consider the following elements: Use character backstories Read Starfinder lore for inspiration The New Planet—Exploration A Mysterious Signal—Cosmic Horror Cyber Mystery—Intrigue Bounty Hunts—Alien Monsters Outlaws—Don’t Get Caught The world built in the Starfinder RPG franchise is impressive and …

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dnd 5e druid circle of the land coast

Guide to Building a Coast Druid Circle of the Land: DnD 5e

When building and playing a coastal druid Circle of the Land in DnD 5e, consider the following: Try a half elf, Tortle or Aarakocra Backstories of beachside life Use Wild Shape animal forms with an island or coastal theme Bonus Coastal Spells Complementary Druid Spells …

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