You might think of conflict as a negative term — after all, it’s primarily used in situations where things are going wrong. But in storytelling and roleplay, conflict is something that happens every day. Although the nature of that conflict might be unpleasant, conflict itself is nothing to get upset over. In fact, it’s one of the building blocks of character development. Conflict, and how your character responds to it, are what give your character room to grow — or in some cases, regress.