A continuum of changing characters
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A continuum of changing characters

I remember playing role playing games for some years. Although I have had some attempts at playing I mainly reside on the table side of the DM screen and creating the adventures and spending hours reading and re-reading rule books. I’ve recognised numerous changes across the years. From games being played round a table on a bank holiday or Friday night, through the use of letters (as in snail mail) to the new use of Roll20 and/or Skype to bring the players together. Although the game has changed I’ve also noticed a change in players. When I refer to players I’m not being they have grown older, although they probably have, but more of the characters they choose to play and, when considering this in more detail, I started to realise that the characters people play follow some sort of pattern.

Knights and Clerics

Knights and Clerics

So this week I had a bit of a change of direction with my characters. After leveling a DeathKnight to 60th in preparation for the profession upgrade ready in the next patch I decided to leave my shaman and start to concentrate on my Paladin. I often wonder which sort of class I play the…