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10 TV Shows to Inspire Your Next TTRPG Campaign

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  • Posted on 24th Sep, 2022 06:31 AM

TTRPG fans might want to check out a handful of TV shows to help inspire their next campaign.

Game Masters for tabletop role-playing games, or TTRPGs, are the heart of most gaming groups. It is their creativity and planning that fuels the world the players are exploring and the adventures they're undertaking. However, just because the Game Master can develop the campaign independently doesn't mean they have to.

RELATED: 10 Kids Graphic Novels To Inspire Your Next TTRPG CampaignWriters and other content creators have always taken inspiration from the stories they loved, even in history. Game Masters can adapt media elements that they and their players enjoy into inspiration for their campaigns. Some of the most popular media for tabletop games to build off of are television shows.


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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power already resembles a TTRPG campaign in several ways so that it would fit perfectly as inspiration for one. Though the colorful and vibrant visuals are maintained throughout the entire series, the stakes steadily increase, just as they do with long-term campaigns, as the characters level up.

The show also excellently integrates high-fantasy concepts with advanced technology and space travel, steadily introducing the details as time passes. The world of Etheria could inspire beautiful, narrative-driven campaigns.

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