What are LitRPG Books?
Good question! Stepping out of a magical portal, you arrive at LitRPG Reads. Simply put, LitRPG stories take place in a game (or gamelike) world with rpg-style progression. Basically, an RPG in narrative format.
RPG + Books = LitRPG!
The term LitRPG was originally coined by three Russian authors in 2010. Since then, the genre has exploded with dozens of authors from around the world joining in to offer their take on the genre we love. We tend to share a lot of D&D and other related gamer stuff on this site. Make yourself at home.
Original Content for Gamers & LitRPG Lifers
Below, you’ll find a few of our latest posts. If you’re a gamer or love LitRPG, you’re sure to find something to enjoy. Thanks for stopping by. May none of your chests be mimics!
You may want to become a better gamer for various reasons. Perhaps it’s just to show off among your peers, or you desire a better solo gaming experience. Whatever the case, you’re fairer off using proven strategies that help you get better at gaming. Whether you’re a desktop or console gamer, inculcate these tips to become a master of your craft. Have the Appropriate Gear Regardless of what your gaming intentions are, you require suitable gadgets to help you get better. If your purpose is pure gaming, then a suitable controller will be the first thing you need. Wireless consoles are the best for playing games that require sensory motion. –> Read More
Andrew O’Kelley was born in the Pacific Northwest, and loved every minute of it. After spending a few years in the military he relocated with his family to the deep south where he practices Social Work. When did you first start writing fiction?I’ve been writing fiction for years, but it wasn’t until the last year I started putting it out for other people to read. Basically my wife strongly suggested that I try to self-publish.What kind of books do you enjoy reading? Paper or eBook?Nothing beats a good paperback but I almost exclusively only read ebooks now. Its just a matter of space. Before kids I had a nice bookcase –> Read More
Gaming burnout is a real thing, especially at the moment. Having two weeks at home, isolating so you can play for hours and hours on end, without having to go to work or keep up the pretense of a social life sounds like bliss to many gamers. Am I right? In reality, it can be isolating and can get, well, a little boring. If you want to avoid getting to the point where gaming becomes a bore and a chore, then here are some tips to help you avoid gaming burnout. What are the signs of gaming burnout? You don’t want to play games at allYou start a game but –> Read More
The world of gaming can often feel closed off, elitist or difficult to get into. This is relatively understandable. After all, there are some members of the gaming community who do like to police people’s fun and draw up bridges, keeping things to themselves. But in reality, the vast majority of gamers are extremely welcoming, encouraging others to gain the same enjoyment as they do from consoles, games and the gaming community! Of course, finding the right type of gaming for you is likely to take a little time and see you go through a process of trial and error. After all, there are countless games out there and each –> Read More
Earlier this year, despite everything else going on (or perhaps because of everything going on in the world), I put together a D&D Rogue backstory generator. Yes, I was given access to the most powerful NLG AI in the world currently, and I decided to teach it Dungeons and Dragons. Yes, big nerd here. The tool I created is the LitRPG Adventures Workshop. You can use it to automatically generate, character backstories, undead deathstories, magic items, spells, skills, dungeons, overland locations, cities, taverns, magic shops and more. You click a few choices, press a button, and get your backstory. You can choose a rogue for the character backstory generator. There’s –> Read More
Christmas is going to be a different one this year and without all the usual activities and festivities open dues to COVID-19, you might be looking for things to do. With the kids off school, many families like to go out bowling, ice skating, to the cinema or to the pantomime over the Christmas holidays but these things aren’t an option this year, so what will you do instead? As usual, with the kids off school they can get bored, start annoying you and each other and even though it’s Christmas time, it doesn’t mean they’re always going to be in good moods. In fact, often with all the excitement –> Read More
Roll for initiative! Time to play some D&D! We’ve got some great tips to help you be a better player when you play Dungeons & Dragons online. Playing D&D Online There are a lot of online platforms you can play D&D on. If you’re new to D&D, you should stick to playing online so you can learn the ropes before you play with a live group. 1 – Roll20! The first place I recommend you go to play Dungeons and Dragons online is Roll20. It’s one of the most popular online platforms for playing D&D. And the best part? It’s free! Roll20 is a great place to find other Dungeons –> Read More
If you’re a fan of Stranger Things, the Netflix series, you probably fall into one of two groups. Those who have heard about Dungeons & Dragons and those who might have heard about it but aren’t sure where to start. Don’t worry. I’m going to break it down and give you a virtual beginner’s guide to playing Dungeons & Dragons – in real life and online! Playing D&D in Real Life Here’s what you need to do! 1 – Get Some Dice! This is CRUCIAL! You can’t play without dice! You’re going to be using a lot of dice – likely, depending on your DM – so make sure to –> Read More
Jamey Sultan is a 24-year old paramedic from the United States with a bachelors degree in Emergency Health Services. He started writing in December 2019 and fell in love with it, specifically the LitRPG subgenre. He enjoys reading, rock climbing, walking with his wife, and stalking his cat Freddie around his apartment. He falls asleep listening to stand-up comedy. His goal is to write a LitRPG series that he would love to read. When did you first start writing fiction? I first started writing fiction in December 2019 as I was finishing up paramedic school. I’d wanted to write LitRPG for a while by that point and finally felt ready –> Read More
Want to know more about the female Dragonlance characters? We’ve got you covered. The classic series is a favorite here at LitRPG Reads, and we’re going to break down the best women in the D&D novel series. Memorable Female Dragonlance Characters Here’s our list of the most memorable – and well loved by us – women in the Dragonlance series of books. Memorable Dragonlance Characters Alhana Starbreeze Alhana is the daughter of Iranialathlethsala and Lorac Caladon of the Silvanesti Royal Family. Her looks are notable with pale white skin and long, dark hair. During the The Silvanesti Campaign in the War of the Lance, the elves were in trouble. Alhana Starbreeze swallowed her –> Read More
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