Handouts are the bomb. There’s nothing quite like saying, “You take a letter off the raider’s corpse.” And then give the player a real letter.
Bonus points if it’s printed on parchment paper. Extra bonus points for handwritten. Extra super bonus points if it’s handwritten and aged with coffee and some burn marks.
What’s one tactile handout you could give out at your next game?
Now get out there and tell a story!