"Ooh, I'm gonna use my new dice for this!"
"My father's final words echo in my head as I once again draw the sword he left to me."
Feeling in tune with your character
Feeling in tune with the storyline
Because it makes for a better story
Because the challenge was just that tough
By my own wit, strength, and agility
With a crack team working like a well oiled machine
Learning more about your companions
Learning the forgotten secrets of an ancient civilization
Find an ancient map in the dragon's hoard
Find the perfect magical hat for your outfit in the dragon's hoard
Building a new character from scratch based on an unique concept
Just wading through a sea of goblins, taking their treasure and destroying their fortress
Knocking off 8 zombies in a single round
Knocking over 8 zombie minis in a single round
Carefully constructed multilevel terrain for the final boss battle
Carefully constructed plotlines leading up to the final boss confrontation
A clear way to beat the bad guy
Everyone being on board with the plan to beat the bad guy
Building a good group dynamic to withstand your enemies
Building a cunning fortress to confound your enemies
An awesome character concept
A perfect mini to go with your character
Roll a natural 20 to beat the monster
Execute a cunning plan to beat the monster
Deactivating the trap on the door in the dungeon
Figuring out who made the trap on the door and why
Find every last hidden room and compartment in the dungeon
Fireball every last goblin in the dungeon
Kill all the things so we can go kill more things
Talk to all the people so we can go talk to more people
Nearly infinite organizations
Nearly impossible challenges
Discussing plot holes, predicting events, and/or making fun of the bad parts.
Watching the movie in silence, maybe snacking
The starship battle outside the Death Star/the rebel attack on the Imperial bunker on Endor
The confrontation between Luke and Vader/the Emperor in the throne room?
It makes the story super compelling!
I found it because I'm just that good!
Uncover a secret plot to overthrow the empire
Be physically handed a handwritten letter from the king inviting you to the council meeting
Losing your favorite painstakingly painted miniature
Finding out one of the party members is a traitor
A group who works well together but also makes a lot of out-of-game jokes
A group composed of fantastic roleplayers who don't always work towards the same goals
Read the history of the game world
Write the family history of your character