Fiends in RPGs I mentioned in a previous post that back in the 1990’s Tipper Gore got all bent out of shape because D&D used demons and devils as types of monsters. At the time, I dismissed her concerns. Nowadays, some 25ish years later, I think she may have had a legitimate concern. In theContinue reading “Using Fiends as Monsters:”
Fantasy Worldbuilding Ugh. When was the last time I posted here? What? Like two years ago almost now. Well, let’s at least wrap up my series of posts on general topics and ideas for fantasy worldbuilding in novels and RPG games. Today, I’m going to discuss the relationship between fantasy worlds and the “real” world.Continue reading “Topics and Ideas for Fantasy Worldbuilding in Novels and RPG Games (Part IV)”
Fantasy Worldbuilding It’s time for another post on fantasy worldbuilding in both novels and pen and paper RPG games. Nothing too earth-shattering just me rambling as I always do. In my last post, we discussed several topics and ideas most often incorporated in the fantasy worldbuilding of novels and pen and paper RPG games. AsContinue reading “Topics and Ideas for Fantasy Worldbuilding in Novels and RPG Games (Part III)”
I wanted to post this quite some time ago, but life intervened. New job. That sort of thing. Anyway, back to the topic at hand. We were discussing the topics and ideas that are most often incorporated in the fantasy worldbuilding of novels and pen and paper RPG games. As noted in the prior post,Continue reading “Topics and Ideas for Fantasy Worldbuilding in Novels and RPG Games (Part II)”
Okay, so you’ve decided you want to build a fantasy world. You’re just not sure where to begin.
So, you want to build a fantasy world. Where do you begin?
Greetings all! It’s me, Matthew D. Ryan, author of “Drasmyr” and the series “From the Ashes of Ruin.” Once upon a time, I had a website and a blog entitled “A Toast to Dragons.” I closed that down a while back, for a variety of reasons. I am starting this new site and christening thisContinue reading “Introduction”