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Story Telling

Dream Sequences in D&D

Throughout the world, the use of dreams as a plot device is prominent.

Using D&D backstories in the plot

If you are using D&D backstories in the plot you are able to have players influence the world, campaign, influence quest rewards, and more.

Making Secret Connections Less Secret

Secret connections and alternative motives are long-standing tropes of both D&D and storytelling in general. However, such secrets can be problematic when pivotal moments of an adventure hinge on their discovery.

After the Campaign Ends – Writing an Epilogue

So today let’s talk about epilogues and how you can use them to give players control over the final chapter of their characters’ stories.

Loose Plot Threads in D&D

It’s understandable that not everything plot or story that comes to light during the campaign will be solved by its conclusion. Some of these threads can be left for future campaigns or adventures in the world.

How To Leave Your Players Hanging – 4 Cliffhanger Tips

If you see the end of the session is near, but it’s too early to trigger your cliffhanger, stall for awhile with an intercept encounter.

Story Hooks, or How to Deliver Pizza to an Immersive Event

It’s best to have several healthy servings of information, delivered in different ways, in order to give your players the best shot possible at coming to the correct conclusion.

3 Good Ways and 1 Great Way to Avoid Railroading

You just wrote this huge adventure for your players and you desperately want to give it out, but you can’t think of a really natural way to introduce it.

Take 2 Steps to Instantly Improve Your Storytelling

While there’s a million skills you can hone for DnD, storytelling is one of the most important skills of the Dungeon Master.

Storytelling Tips for Pathfinder’s Second Edition

Storytelling in all tabletop roleplaying games shares a common thread. Your end goal is to have fun, create engaging content, and watch your players agonize over tough choices.