Dan rolls the dice once again and talks about why he plays tabletop roleplaying games. Its partially because he is a hopeless nerd.
My first exposure to tabletops was as a Game Master (GM). A bunch of us neighborhood kids gathered in my friend’s garage with a 2nd Edition Dungeons & Dragons book some graph paper and proceeded to “play”. In fact, we had absolutely no idea what we were doing. A friend asked “How do we know where we are in the dungeon?”. I tensed up and had no idea how to answer. We went back to a modified version of Dragonstrike that we conjured up.
It wasn’t until college when tabletop roleplay actually started to make sense. In my freshmen year, I fell in with a group of DnD players that would eventually become some of my closest friends. We’d usually play Friday or Saturday night and the games would last far into the night with the burgeoning morning sun confirming our passion.Read More