On Narrative Serendipity in Roleplaying Games

There was a little pinprick of joy near the end of this horrific year, and it involved a homecoming to a form of gaming that’s been a part of my life since I was thirteen. It’s a type of gaming that’s breached the mainstream nowadays (due to the rising popularity of the 5th Edition of the “world’s most popular roleplaying game”), but for me, it’s always held a sacred place among the social activities that have shaped the sort of person that I am.