DM Tip #10: No Passion, No Fun

February 12, 2019

This is a huge one for me, like Top 3 kind of huge when it comes to running a game, any game. You need to have a passion for the game you are running. If you don’t, you won’t have …

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Numenera Thursdays: Welcome to the Ninth World

January 28, 2019

As you file in to take a seat, or stand as might be your way, the aged man glances between you. Verax Murmen. You’d heard of or seen his request posted in various locations over the last year and slowly …

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DM Tip #8: Yes, And…

November 15, 2018

Want to craft better adventures for your players? Of course you do, and for that, you need reasons for everything. “Yes, and” is a classic improvisation technique, where every statement made should be followed with a “Yes, and”. By using …

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DM Tip #7: Take Note

October 11, 2018

There is a lot of information that gets spilled out during a game, and it is near impossible to simply remember everything. You may have crafted what you believe to be every aspect of the adventure, trust me, there will …

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DM Tip #6: Know your Players

October 10, 2018

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This is probably one of the most important tips I can give, and it is the one that is too often ignored. You need to know your players. You don’t need to know everything …

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DM Tip #4: What’s In a Name?

September 7, 2018

I am a big fan of names. Names of people, names of rivers names of cities, names of anyone and anything. Over the years I have become quite good at whipping up names on the spot, but even today at …

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DM Tips #3: To Fudge, or Not to Fudge

September 3, 2018

This tip can be a contentious one, and not every Dungeon Master will agree with what I am about to say. I ask that you let what I tell you soak in, and then make your own decision on what …

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DM Tips: What’s in a Rule?

August 20, 2018

Being a Dungeon Master, or DM, is no easy feat. There is a common saying that the Dungeon Master is god. In many ways this is quite true, without the DM, there is no world to play in, no creatures …

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D&D Core Rules Gift Set (Limited Edition)

July 23, 2018

Take your D&D core set to an all new level—we figure at least level 20—with the Limited Edition 5E Core Rules Gift Set, releasing in October 2018.

Available only in hobby stores, this set features alternate art, and …

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Deadlands

May 10, 2018

Howdy stranger, first time in Sacremento? What’s that, trouble on your way in? Oh, some gremlins caused some mischief and the train bringing you in broke down….Welcome the Weird West my friend, get back to me when a Wendigo is …

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