The Tale of Gareth (or how Matt Mercer & "Critical Role" helped me break the bland character trope spiral and create truly memorable PCs)

 Recently, I have been working on creating deeper and more interesting characters for my current games, both as a player and as a DM behind the screen. As part of that process, I've been checking out a good amount of gaming content on YouTube. Matt Mercer's video, entitled, “Roleplaying Against Type in D&D”, proved an adventure all its own, worthy of commemoration.
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