Monstrous Monday – Let’s Rap About Mummies (Warning: More Terrible Puns Ahead)

If you’re like me, something like the image above is what comes to mind when you think of mummies. If you’re more normal than me then you probably think of Egypt and pyramids and the desert. Perhaps you think of the movie “The Mummy,” starring either Boris Karloff or Encino Man (more on him later) depending … More Monstrous Monday – Let’s Rap About Mummies (Warning: More Terrible Puns Ahead)

How to Create a Good Backstory, or: Why Nobody Cares About All That Stuff You Wrote About Your Character

First off, I want to say that I think having a backstory for your character is important, and I think the inclusion of backgrounds as a part of character creation in Fifth Edition Dungeons and Dragons is inspired. However, too much backstory before you even play the game can be a bad thing, and actually … More How to Create a Good Backstory, or: Why Nobody Cares About All That Stuff You Wrote About Your Character