Neal Litherland

Neal Litherland is an author, freelance blogger, and RPG designer. A regular on the Chicago convention circuit, he works in a variety of genres.

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5 (Specific) Costuming Tips for Your Next LARP
a month ago
If you've ever sat around a table with a character sheet and some funny-shaped dice, part of you has no doubt wondered what it would be like to play in a real fantasy world. To feel the weight of a sw...
5 Tips For Playing Better Gnomes
a month ago
Gnomes tend to be thought of as a mixture of irritating tricksters and half-mad inventors, with a hefty dash of poor impulse control just for spice. However, there is a lot going on with gnomes just b...
10 Unique Prompts for Your Next Campaign
2 months ago
Being a dungeon master is not an easy task. You have to build the world, create the plot, remember the names of all the important characters, chronicle the adventure, and figure out how to deal with a...
5 Tips for Playing Better Halflings
3 months ago
With their short stature and sometimes reckless natures, halflings are often thought of as the odd-folk-out when it comes to adventuring parties. However, if you're looking to make a halfling that doe...
5 Tips for Playing Better Dwarves
4 months ago
Dwarves have been one of the most common fantasy races in RPGs since the inception of these games. Short, broad, stoic, and bearded, this race of hard-working craftsman are perhaps the most similar to...
5 Tips for Playing Better Elves
4 months ago
Elves are often thought of as the banner-bearers for high fantasy as a genre. With their inhuman lifespan, strange ways, and occasionally alien thoughts, they can be difficult to portray in new, inter...