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 … [Read more...] about D&D Rogue Backstory Generator using AI
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 … [Read more...] about Guide to Playing Dungeons and Dragons Online
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 … [Read more...] about Starter Guide to Playing Dungeons and Dragons
Here are some D&D Character Backstory Ideas for rangers! Also suitable for Pathfinder and other tabletop RPG systems. Several examples available, including a way for you to create your own with AI! D&D Ranger Backstory Ideas I have examples of a few standard barbarian races and some special ones that you might not have thought about before! Written by AI at LitRPG Adventures Workshop. Try the DnD … [Read more...] about D&D Character Backstory Ideas Ranger
Want a few quick examples of paladin character backstories? I've got some great ones that will work for D&D, Pathfinder, or other tabletop RPG systems. These were created with LitRPG Adventures Workshop, a tool you can use yourself today! Paladin Character Backstories Three examples of a paladin backstory plus some information on how to easily leverage the power of AI to create your own backstories for any … [Read more...] about D&D Character Backstory Examples: Paladins
A collection of example character backstories for a variety of rogues generated by GPT-3 at LitRPG Adventures Workshop and edited by me, Paul Bellow. Enjoy! Rogue Character Backstories Here's a few quick examples of some rogue character backstories for Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, or other RPG tabletop systems. Rarrgh Barrowjumper Male Halfling Rogue Born in The Town of … [Read more...] about D&D Character Backstory Examples: Rogues
Will there be a release date for D&D sixth edition and other details about what this new edition of Dungeons & Dragons might mean for players? Not likely. Here's why... According to an article on the TheGamer.com, Mile Mearls, Co-Lead Designer for 5th Edition D&D, there likely won't be a sixth edition of Dungeons & Dragons. At least not anytime soon. The reason is that they want to get as many … [Read more...] about D&D 6th Edition: Release Date Soon?
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
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