Great Role Player – Using animal companions to make your rpg character better – GM Tips



The Great Role Player tip for this episode is how to use your player characters’ animal companion as more than a mechanic and go for story instead of stats. Use your characters’ familiar to enhance and extend your character and their story.

01:20 – Give them goals and personality
02:20 – Don’t pick them for stats
03:25 – Bring it to life
05:00 – Help it with its goals
06:30 – Defend them
07:30 – Sacrifice for them
09:09 – It’s not disposable, it is a companion

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