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He Said, She Said: My Boyfriend is a Nerd … No, I’m Not!

Back in October, I posted the following to Facebook:

Me: Yeah, I have some nerd and geek tendencies, but I don't let it rule my life.
Friend: Don't you write fantasy for a living?
Me: Yeah, but ...
Friend: And don't you go to longsword classes?
Me: True, but ...
Friend: And you play D&D at least twice a week, right?
Me: Oh, shut up.
(and this was while at a Renaissance fest)

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Player Tips – Ways to get More Immersed in Your RPG – Part 2

player tipsLast week I talked about a player tip about using a description of your character. You can read about it here.  I am going to continue this discussion with another way to be more immersed in your character.

And that is Player Tips: CHARACTER VOICE.

Every day we speak.  We use inflection, volume and other characteristics to send a message.  Many actors are given over to their characters and develop a voice that makes sense to all aspects of the character.  Even if you are not playing Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition all characters have a race, a background and some sort of profession.

Does the character voice make sense for all of those pieces.  If not is there something cool or interesting about that character that makes them speak in an unusual voice? Continue reading Player Tips – Ways to get More Immersed in Your RPG – Part 2