This article takes a look at the most common mistakes that novice D&D Dungeon Masters make. With this advice you can start putting together better and more fun games. Being a Dungeon Master in a D&D campaign can be a daunting task if you're new to the role. To help, I've put together a list of eleven short tips that will help your games run smoother and allow your players to have more fun during the gaming … [Read more...] about Eleven Tips for Beginner D&D Dungeon Masters
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Here's seven somewhat unique homebrew rules for your next Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition game. One of the cool things about Dungeons & Dragons is that the rules are easy to modify and change, which means you can create your own rules for cool new features. Some people even make full games. As a LitRPG author, I've had my share of time fleshing out game mechanics. In D&D, though, it can be easy to add … [Read more...] about Seven Unique D&D 5e Homebrew Rules
This article will help you determine where to start reading when it comes to the many different Dungeons & Dragons books available. I started reading D&D type novels (official and not) back in the 1980s. The Guardians of the Flame series by Joel Rosenberg was one of my favorites even though it didn't specifically deal with Dungeons and Dragons. I also heavily read the Gord the Rogue books by Gary Gygax … [Read more...] about Dungeons and Dragons Novels: Where to Start
I take a look at some of the most powerful characters in the Forgotten Realms universe. Do you agree with my list? When considering the most powerful Forgotten Realms characters the first one that comes to mind is Myrkul. This arch-lich was the Lord of Bones and along with Bhaal was one of the most feared and powerful deities. Myrkul was a Lich and was also the god of death, with many followers. This makes him … [Read more...] about Most Powerful Forgotten Realms Characters?
Using GPT-3 AI language model for creating fantasy RPG content for tabletop games like D&D. GPT-3 is a machine-learning algorithm that produces text. Unlike many of its predecessors, GPT-3 has managed to create all-new text that is virtually indistinguishable from that which is written by a human author. Though still in relatively early stages (GPT-3 won't be writing a full LitRPG novel any time soon), the … [Read more...] about GPT-3 and Dungeons and Dragons
Do you like fantasy? Do you like stories about magic, dragons, elves, and lands of wonder? Do you like to read? If you answered "yes" to all three questions then this article is for you. I'm going to tell you why Forgotten Realms books are so good. First of all, Forgotten Realms books are so good because they're written by people who really like to tell stories. They're written by people who grew up reading … [Read more...] about Why Forgotten Realms Books Are So Good
I believe D&D is the future of gaming because it provided the basic structure for all role-playing games that came after it. Originally based on rules for miniature battles, D&D quickly morphed into a creative way to tell stories and play make-believe. In D&D you created your own characters and the world they lived in. You told your own stories and played your own adventures. D&D is a game of … [Read more...] about Why Dungeons & Dragons is the Future of Gaming
Over the summer, I got access to GPT-3 API, and I built a set of twelve content generators. Yes, you can use AI to create D&D tabletop RPG content! Interested? Keep reading! Do you need a quick backstory for your character? Love playing rogues? I've got some good news for you! Over the summer, I've built a set of content generators using GPT-3, currently the most powerful language model on the planet. Using … [Read more...] about GPT-3 Powered Rogue Backstory Generator
Using GPT-3 language model to create fantasy character backstories suitable for Dungeons & Dragons or other tabletop RPG systems. Imagine you could create a new world in your favorite tabletop role-playing game, the one you and your friends have spent so many hours in. Now imagine if that world was entirely unique, and complete with a world full of colorful, interesting characters, each with their own … [Read more...] about How to Create Interesting RPG Characters with AI
Earlier this summer, I got access to GPT-3 API from OpenAI. Since then, I've built a set of twelve fantasy RPG content generators. It has been an amazing and encouraging experience. In this post I'll share my experience and outline what I learned. OpenAI GPT-3 is a state-of-the-art generative text model. GPT-3 takes a sequence of characters as input and produces the next character in the sequence as output. It can … [Read more...] about Creating Dungeons & Dragons Content with GPT-3
Here's some tips and examples for creating a great character backstory. We've also got a tool to create them easily with GPT-3 for Dungeons & Dragons type tabletop games! When it comes to a character backstory, there is no “right” way to go about it. The most important thing is to just have fun and make the character believable and relatable to the audience. When writing a backstory, it is always good to … [Read more...] about GPT-3: Good Character Backstory Examples
Earlier this summer, I got access to the GPT-3 API from OpenAI. I've used it to continue my work on creating RPG content. Here's my story. Dungeons & Dragons has been a part of my life in one way or another for decades now. In my younger days, I would DM or player in someone else's campaign. Back then, before the Internet, finding other players was difficult, so gamers tended to band together. Being a bit of … [Read more...] about DnD Backstory Generator with GPT-3