Revolution ! No more common D6 and D20, I want something new, eccentric dice, that my fellow players remember me, and pay homage to Tyche and Fortuna!
If you are like me, you surely want to use a lot of different dice in your game, especially if you are the GM.
You are lucky because this article is about strange, weird, original and interesting dice! Follow me 😉
What is a roleplaying game ?
First, let define what is a game!
A game is an activity where you seek entertainment, but you can also seek competition, like in e-sport.
You can play Starcraft for fun or to win, even to live if you earn enough money.
So, you always learn something in a game because you try to achieve something.
But, a game can be more or less competitive depending on what is at stake.
After all these articles about roleplaying game, I had to make one about our favorite and most precious item (my precioussss), the die, all the dice with which we share our lives.
As you can see on the picture above, the dice are very old, they are part of the first tools of humanity. In those days, you were not rolling your dice with a glass of Coca-Cola in the other hand, in a warm room, with your buddies, no, you would have surely rolled it while looking around you to prevent the strike of a carnivore.
I continue with my thought about role-playing games, this time about metagaming and the players.
Metagaming is more or less part of every role-playing games, whether you want it or not. You can’t ask your players (or only to really good players or to the ones who easily put themselves into their character and into the story) to forget their own personality and their relations with the other players.
Because I am a great fan of tabletop RPGs, I wanted to share with you some thoughts about role-playing games.
Maybe I already said it, but I play RPGs for a long time, since 8, at that time I played only with a pen, a D6 and a sheet of paper. No books, no accessories, only my imagination and it worked great !