Chapter 2 Episode 20 5 Benefits of RPGs & How They Help You Cope

July 3, 2018

Alive and Writing Chapter 2 Episode 20 5 Benefits of RPGs & How They Help You Cope

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Beware the Basilisk! And other RPG monsters…

Tabletop gaming has been around for decades (and if you count chess, millennia) and it only gets better with time. For authors, it’s a cornucopia of character creation and storytelling that you just can’t find anywhere else. In this second episode of our How We Cope series, the Clark shares why he loves RPG games, how they’re helpful for authors, and why they’re good for everyone’s mental health.

Mentioned in the Episode

There were a bunch of games mentioned in this episode. Here are few you may want to check out:

  • Pathfinder
  • Alternity
  • Earth Dawn
  • Delta Green
  • World of Darkness

Critical Role – voice actors play Dungeon & Dragons

Roll Tables for Character Creation

Online D&D Dice Roller

Future Episodes:

How to Fight the Urge to Do “All the Things”

Exploring the 4 Stages of Magic in The Kingdom of Ruins

Improving “Fighting Fire” with Killer Critiques


Have you missed our last few podcasts? Check them out here:

Chapter 2 Episode 17 What to Do When You Can’t Do What You Want to Do

Chapter 2 Episode 18 Building Fabulous Technology and Wondrous Magic for April

Chapter 2 Episode 19 Why the Best Writers Are Insatiable Readers

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One comment on “Chapter 2 Episode 20 5 Benefits of RPGs & How They Help You Cope

  1. Petra Creasy Sep 21, 2018

    This almost sounds like a very fun brainstorming session! FUN!!!