My Alignment Playlist

When I’m making a character, even if its just an NPC, I tend to seek out songs to inspire the process. There are a bunch of different ways to go about character development, and I tend to differ in where I start, but sometimes I start with a D&D based Alignment.

When I do this is great to get into the right mood with some music, here are some of the best songs to do just that.

Lawful Good

Delerium – Silence

The stereotype about Lawful Good is that its a boring alignment to play. I feel that this is failure of imagination. People build Lawful Good characters lacking any kind of moral conundrum, they always know the answer and it’s always the least fun choice; I propose another path, namely conflict. read more

A Place Where We Belong

Most people think the type of people who attend LARP, or enjoy other role playing games, are social outcasts. “Nerds,” “Geeks,” “Thirty year old guys who live in their mom’s basement.” I’ve heard it all. The terms nerd and geek have never really bothered me and quite frankly maybe some of the thirty year old guys playing do live in their mother’s basement. So what?

I’ve played with all types of people at the LARP I attend. Two of them have three kids and just got engaged (they actually met at our LARP.)  One of them is a successful lawyer, another works in the fast food industry. Oddly enough, a lot of them seem to be engineers. People come from all walks of life to spend a weekend in the woods battling with foam swords. read more