Guest-Posted by Ian, a Friend and Supporter of Standish Writes Image under Creative Commons License from Forgotten Realms Wiki. His knees hit the cold stone floor with a painful thump as he bent his head submissively to the High Priest, Kayne. As he listened, a light shone harshly through the stained-glass windows, illuminating the figure […]
A tabaxi with a mysterious past and an inability to pass up a chance to make a nuisance of herself.
A gunslinger with a cat allergy and tinkering skills that could stand to be improved.
A winter eladrin elf with a disconcerting affinity for death.
A drow whose language bites quickly but acerbically.
A warforged whose incomprehension of social situations is comical at times and dangerous at others.
You sit staring at a blank character sheet, grieving for the loss of your first character. A first character is a special, irreplaceable personality that can never be forgotten. He is a precious snapshot of a moment in your life in which you thought a certain way and desired a certain thing. He was immortal, […]
If you could be a gemstone, what gemstone would you be? The glow emanated from a great amethyst, a violet colored quartz crystal that glowed with an unearthly light. Voices drifted from the stone, tempting him. His hand reached out…
…Vuurkind, newly cast out of the Nine Hells and practicing his cantrips, was ready to meet his future companions. The group had a unique makeup, consisting of twin tieflings , a half-orc champion fighter…
What exactly does it mean to be alive? This question is often more philosophical or intellectual than anything, but for Journer Ironskin, it is a daily struggle. Journer is a warforged ranger created by a player named Brian. The warforged race was crafted by humans to fight, hence the name warforged. They do not eat, […]
When was your first Dungeons and Dragons game? Was it a first edition group playing on paper when you were twelve? Was in an online chat you found through reddit? Perhaps your friend dragged you into it because they needed another player. Did you have access to all the books and a seasoned DM or […]
How did you get your magic? Did you gain it through your affinity for nature, or through a pact with a godlike creature? Were you born with it or did you gain it only through years of arduous study? Daen Shaenir, known to his friends as Eld, was born with it. This might be true […]
Welcome back to this week’s First, Best, and Worst Characters’ series. Today we are exploring the character Mulan Illuskan. You might recognize those two names, as they are in fact the names of two of the ethnicities mentioned for humans in the 5e Player’s Handbook. With one of the first characters we explored, Bruenor Frostbeard,we […]
What is the best character for D&D? What is the worst? While we cannot answer these questions, we can answer this one; who was your first? This week we learn about a man named Alastair’s first character, a half-elf paladin named Artorius Reincaster. One of the first things we pick for a new character, sometimes […]