How We Roll #143 – Caravan, Take 2 (Princes of the Apocalypse Recap)

How We Roll #143 – Caravan, Take 2 (Princes of the Apocalypse Recap)

In his Princes of the Apocalypse campaign, Mike took another crack at designing a leg of the adventure to focus on a caravan journey, since that didn’t go so well for the last group that tried it…

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How We Roll #9 – Old Group, New Faces

How We Roll #9 – Old Group, New Faces

Every Thursday, our own Mike Christensen shares his stories, advice, and opinions on the subject of tabletop role-playing games. This week, he answers a reader question about the challenges of joining an existing gaming group.

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How We Roll #6 – The Last Ride of Calvin Dugray

How We Roll #6 – The Last Ride of Calvin Dugray

Every Thursday, our own Mike Christensen shares his stories, advice, and opinions on the subject of tabletop role-playing games. This week, Mike talks about how he retired his first D&D character early… and how the DM brought him back into the story. 

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How We Roll #5 – Sometimes Arsonists Leave Riddles

How We Roll #5 – Sometimes Arsonists Leave Riddles

This week, Mike shares the story of a difficult skill challenge his group was presented with, and discusses the value of using riddles and puzzles to shake up your game.

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How We Roll #4 – The Stupidest Character Decision I’ve Ever Seen

How We Roll #4 – The Stupidest Character Decision I’ve Ever Seen

This week, Mike recounts a time when the party was split by a tough decision… and almost torn apart by absolutely terrible group communication.

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How We Roll #3 – Calvin Dugray’s Finest Moment

How We Roll #3 – Calvin Dugray’s Finest Moment

This week, Mike talks about one of the great appeals of role-playing – the ability to improvise and do cool/stupid crap. Meanwhile, the siege of the necromancer’s tower concludes.

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How We Roll #2 – You’re Nothing Without Allies

How We Roll #2 – You’re Nothing Without Allies

This week, Mike talks about the first D&D group he ever played with, and their first mission as a team, investigating the tower of a necromancer.

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How We Roll #1 - Origins of a Roleplayer

How We Roll #1 - Origins of a Roleplayer

Every Thursday, our own Mike Christensen shares his stories, advice, and opinions on the subject of tabletop role-playing games. This week, he begins with his introduction to the hobby, and the creation his first D&D character.

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