Understanding Character Development

While character creation and character development cross over, they aren’t the same thing. Think of character development as character growth. You start with something (a story, an idea, etc) and grow that throughout the life of the character. Character creation ties in at the beginning, but the paths diverge from there. There are a couple…

Sidenote: Shading The Gameplay

Our new Sidenote Shading The Gameplay is live! In this short episode, Mikel talks about the subtle techniques of using the Addendum. Episode 3 of the main podcast explains what an addendum is, and episode 4 explains in more detail how to use this technique in gameplay. Listen in your browser by clicking play below…

New Episode: Narration of Rolls, ACES Edition

We finally reveal what ACES stands for and continue our discussion on narration of rolls. Click here to download the episode, and subscribe to the podcast. You can also subscribe to 7th Level Bardcast using your favorite podcast player. Thanks for listening. If you like our content, please spread the word. Leave us a review,…

Sidenote Finding The Mechanics is Live!

Our new Sidenote Finding the Mechanics is live! In this short 12 minute episode, Mikel talks about modifying the game system rules to help set the tone and style of the game. Listen in your browser by clicking the play button below Download the episode at Simplecast, or listen with your favorite podcast player. You…