4 Ideas for Fixing the Alignment Problem

Wait, I didn’t know there is an alignment problem?” or “Alignment ruins every game. Die alignment, die.

No other item on a character sheet is as controversial as alignment. Since the release of AD&D a two-axis alignment system has been used to categorize the ethical (Law/Chaos axis) and moral (Good/Evil axis) perspective of characters, creatures and societies. Player and DM feelings on alignment even fall on an axis (Love, Neutral, Hate). This article looks at four other ways to deal with alignment in your game.