Today, I’ll be highlighting five common backstory mistakes players commit. If you want to avoid having your adventuring group smack their heads when you play your character, read on! (I’m not pointing fingers, I’ve been responsible for a couple of these myself!)
In the rush of putting together a new character for an adventure, writing backstory is sometimes relegated to a task done at a later time. In reality though, a good backstory can be a crucial first step at defining who that character is (and what they will become). That blank box can seem daunting, and no one tells you how to fill it out. Until now, that is!