Oracles are an essential part of solo roleplaying.
They fill in the role of GM to a large extent, throwing up additions to the evolving story as we probe and ask questions of the world and the events within.
There are a few well-known oracles that take up whole books, filled with tables and outcomes, but what I want to promote here is a very easy to use, and fast, oracle which is not only versatile, but also completely free.
It involves a simple D6.
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SoloRPG, or solo roleplaying, is gaining in popularity, especially among those who want to play Dungeons & Dragons.
While table-top solo roleplaying may sound odd at first – I mean, the game was initially designed as a social activity – there are some excellent reasons why you may want to play solo.
And solo roleplaying offers a unique and rewarding gaming experience that group sessions cannot give you.
Here are 12 reasons to start solo RPG.
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Here are the resources I have in my ring-binder folder that I use whenever I solo roleplay.
I have added this over time and it is a combination of hand-written tables and tables and other information taken from various sources.
I have changed stuff to suit my own preferences and recommend you do this as well.
Hopefully this will get you started. Don’t be overwhelmed – just pick two or three of the references linked below and start from there.
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Random encounter tables are a great way to bring diversity to your campaign.
The biggest error most GMs make with random encounter tables is they use stock standard ones from official books, which are filled primarily with monsters. Continue reading “Random Encounter Tables – A GMs Best Friend”
With the thoughts of my easy word generator still ringing in my head, I thought I would put it to some use other than what I laid out in that blog post.
This time, I will use it to create a simple, yet useful, system you could use for any downtime you have between adventures.
In fact, you could easily generate mini-adventures using this system, as you will see.
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In my post of how I solo roleplay Dungeons and Dragons I talk about how I use a word generator by Paul Bimler in his The Solo Adventurer’s Toolbox.
It is a great tool to use when solo roleplaying (or SoloRPG) as you can use it a number of ways.
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This will show you how I solo roleplay (or SoloRPG) my D&D campaign.
Note, this is not an article on how you should solo roleplay, but simply how I do it.
A lot of people solo roleplay, but they all have one thing in common: they play a different way.
If you like the way I play and would like to do it the same way then great! Otherwise, you may find some useful tips to help you do it your way.
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