Neal Litherland

Neal Litherland is an author, freelance blogger, and RPG designer. A regular on the Chicago convention circuit, he works in a variety of genres.

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5 Tips for Playing Better Inquisitors
10 days ago
There are some who serve their gods with prayers. There are others who serve them with the crash of sword on shield. But there are a select few whose deeds often go unnoticed. Done in darkness, with s...
I Don't Really Care What Gygax Had to Say
a month ago
I'd like to start this article by saying I never personally met Gary Gygax. I've talked with lots of people who knew him, and overall he seemed like a fellow who had both his merits and flaws. As a ta...
5 Tips for Playing Better Summoners
a month ago
The conjurer's art is the folding of worlds. They can instantly traverse impossible distances with a step, and they can open doorways between the planes with the right words, and a circle of salt. The...
5 Reasons Jason Voorhees Is One of the Greatest Slashers
a month ago
Slasher movies, much like their monsters, never seem to die. The genre's foundations were laid by films like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and solidified by John Carpenter's infamous Halloween. Since t...
Five Tips For Playing Better Alchemists
2 months ago
Purveyors of dangerous knowledge and unusual experimentation, alchemists are just as prized for their discoveries as they are feared for them. Capable of astonishing feats, and terrifying mutations, t...
How To Make 'Parchment' Paper Using Tea
3 months ago
How many times have you wanted to give your players a physical treasure map, or copy of a crumpled note, as a prop to look at as a hook to get your them more involved in your campaign? If you're like ...