Back in highschool I played D&D off and on with a group of friends. The problem was that we never played with any cohesion. Games could take place a month apart and we'd always re-roll our characters every time we'd get together. It was hard to take games seriously knowing nothing we did or looted would matter in the long run. This lead to some pretty ridiculous games.
My role in our group was to provide some spell slinging support, usually as a Mage. I did this despite not actually reading any kind of manual, which usually meant I had no idea how many dice to use, or what kind, every time I cast a spell. One thing I did know how to…Read more