GM’s Toolbox – Tarot Cards Can Give NPCs Depth

Using tarot cards as the source of inspiration and giving characters depth was the recent topic of conversation with some fellow gamers. Although I wrote this a little over two years ago, it is still relevant. In fact, I use the tarot cards regularly to help flesh out NPCs, give a little extra depth to…

Tarot – Finding Inspiration in the Elements

Last night, before my internet went out, I was exposed to a very cool RPG mechanism that really struck home for me. The game I was playing was a playtest (not for public discussion yet) and the mechanism in question was the use of Tarot cards for narrative elements and conflict resolution. I know other…