D&D 101 – #004 Character Building

Board Geek Girl

Character building is character building

Before you can begin any campaign your players are going to need characters! If you use the Starter Set this does come with pre-built characters so you can skip this step, but I have found that building characters really helps to engage new players and it helps inform good role-playing!

Before the character building session I make sure my players have decided on a Race and Class and ask them to write a couple of paragraphs for their backstory. For some the backstory comes easily for others they may need a little coaxing, try sending them a list of questions such as these to help guide players backstories. They can answer as many or as few questions as they like but it’s usually enough to get the creative juices flowing! One of my players had a few basic ideas for their backstory but wasn’t really…

View original post 918 more words

About DDOCentral

DDOCentral compiles all of the blogs, websites, and other online resources available for the MMORPG video game Dungeons and Dragons Online (DDO).
This entry was posted in Updates and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.