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History In TTRPGs

If you have been hanging around the Variant Ventures page for a while, you will know I am the history guy. I like history, I write about it frequently, and I talk about ways to implement historical factors and events in your game. Today, however, I want to make a statement – most TTRPGs are

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World Building: Player Backstory

How much backstory is too much backstory for a TTRPG character? To be frank, I am not sure if there is a clear line to draw, but let me spell out my opinions on getting player backstory as a DM, and how I create it as a player. Usually, I do not write out my

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Meet Your Makers Part 2: CobblePath Games

Greetings again Variants, and welcome to another Meet Your Makers! We have another interview with the wonderful CobblePath Games of Locus fame to share with you. Check out the previous Meet Your Maker interview by clicking here! This time, the game setting is much less scary and significantly funnier with Stacks of Goblins. I asked our friends at

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Holiday Fun for TTRPGs

With the holiday season well upon us, I like to add a little bit of holiday cheer to my TTRPGs. For the gaming group here

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World of Wyldrvir

While Dungeons and Dragons may have brought Variant Ventures together initially, the love for storytelling at the table continues to grow as we learn more

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War Talk – Box Barrage

Welcome Back, Variants! Following last week’s blast of a post about artillery and indirect fire, I’d like to talk about Box Barrages today. A box

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BINGO Month

December is BINGO month and, as the resident BINGO-enthused Variant, I cannot let this special time of year pass by without sharing some fun tidbits

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