Tag Archives: Background

Jebedda’s Escape

Here’s a little introductory backstory I wrote for two of my players in a 5e D&D campaign I started some time ago. I used much of the Lost Mine of Phandelver, the adventure that comes with the 5th Edition Starter … Continue reading

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The Three Gems of Brudgepiddle Raddishfoot

Ash is one of the character’s in my Dad and Kids 5th Edition D&D campaign is. We’re currently running through the Lost Mine of Phandelver, but instead of being based in the Forgotten Realms I’ve placed the game in my own … Continue reading

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Farkas and the Beast

Here’s a short backstory I wrote for an application to a play-by-post 4th Edition D&D game some years ago. I don’t believe my submission was selected to play in the adventure, but I recall enjoying writing this introduction. At the time, … Continue reading

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Caelynn Siannodel – Background Creation

For my Dads and Kids D&D campaign that I started last year, I was interested in making sure that all the characters had clear, easy to understand motivations that linked to aspects of the adventure. I would be running the … Continue reading

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Makimbe

Here’s a backstory of a character that I wrote up for an unfortunately short-lived play-by-post game. The game was supposed to run Pathfinder’s Skull and Shackles adventure path, a pirate themed adventure. I had hoped to play Makimbe, a witch … Continue reading

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Character Backgrounds

One of the things that I always try to do when I start a campaign, or have new players join and existing game, is to tie their characters into the story. Working with players to tweak their character’s background is … Continue reading

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A Dads And Kids D&D game

One of the enjoyable surprises that I’ve had this past year was starting up of a dad’s and kids D&D campaign. A couple of friends that I’ve gamed with happen to have kids about the same age as mine. The … Continue reading

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