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I Want To Try! Tips on becoming a better player


Be A Better Player!

There is tons of helpful information out there about how to be a better DM. Books, websites, blogs, Youtube video series, you name it. I've noticed, however, that there is precious little about how to be a better D&D player. This monograph seeks to address that lack, if only slightly, and in a more-than-slightly opinionated way.

It is based on more than 30 years of experience playing D&D and other tabletop roleplaying games, as well as observations about basic human nature and inspiration from such luminaries as Kenneth Hite, Robin Laws, Dawnforgedcast, Matthew Mercer, Geek & Sundry, Matt Colville, “DnD” and “RPG” on Reddit, con panels, and many more I can't possibly remember. 

R P Davis is the author of the best-selling e-book You Can Try: Tips on Becoming a Better DM.

He's a freelance writer, editor, and adventure designer. He's been a tabletop gamer the entire time he's been sentient, and a role-playing addict for more than 30 years. In that time he's written countless things, from simple spell effects to D&D campaign worlds to complete role-playing games. Most of it sucked, but he likes to think he learned from the process. You can find him at The DM's Guild, his website, and on Facebook.

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May 19th, 2018
Fantastic product - easily made me a better player. [...]
March 23rd, 2018
I usually DM for my group so when it was time for me to pass my books to my friend and give her a chance to DM I found I had no idea how to actually play lol. This was a good quick refresher. 10/10 made me a better player. Thanks. [...]
February 24th, 2018
Overview I Want To Try! Tips on becoming a better player is a product written by RP Davis that is geared towards providing guidance for D&D players about different strategies they can follow and approaches they can take to i [...]
January 6th, 2018
This book contains several well thought out dos and don'ts for players both old and new. Well worth the price of admission. If there is an area of potential improvement I could identify, I'd probably point to the lack of technical information i [...]
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