The dice don't run the table!

Critical Catastrophe delves into the whys and the hows of tabletop role-playing games, with an emphasis on Dungeons and Dragons fifth edition. Here you'll find opinions and advice on running the game, creating characters, understanding the mechanics of D&D 5e, world building, story crafting, and why FoundryVTT is the best virtual tabletop. Sarah shares her thoughts and ramblings in a collection of blog posts and podcast episodes, designed to be approachable by everyone regardless of skill level or experience.


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DM Advice: Use choice. Not force.

Player agency is everything in a TTRPG. Avoid forcing the party into a situation and instead learn to give them choices within the scene!

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