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088 GM’s Roundtable

We had a players roundtable a while back which probably just degenerated into us bitching about our GM’s but now the GM’s are up and raring to go. Join Vince, Neil, Jesse Oscar and myself tonight as we delve onto the art of Game Mastering. https://www.birdscoffeecompany.com/ https://twoblackeyespodcast.com/ http://thedragonfisters.blogspot.com/ http://www.goldengoblinpress.com/after-30-years-a-new-chapter-emerges/

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Gamerstable RPG Podcast – Metagaming’s Effect on the Game – Ep243

By on December 8, 2015 in Game Prep, Podcasts with 0 Comments
Gamerstable RPG Podcast – Metagaming’s Effect on the Game – Ep243

MFGCast Episode 37: Time to Game or Not? (w/GNU Podcast and Legends of Tabletop)

By on December 4, 2015 in Interview with 0 Comments
MFGCast Episode 37: Time to Game or Not? (w/GNU Podcast and Legends of Tabletop)

We talk with Dan and Kim from the GNU Podcast and John and Vince from Legends of Tabletop about whether or not we have time to game in our lives or not. We discuss how we fit gaming in our lives, if we have a “regular” game night, and how it correlates to living our […]

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Being Your GM’s Best Player

By on October 23, 2015 in Notes From the Dungeon Master with 0 Comments

A lot of people talk about what it means to be a good Game Master and how to make your players happy. Well, I’m going to tell you players that it’s not all about you. If your GM is not happy with the party, then he is going to make things difficult – if not […]

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Game Master: Friend or Foe?

By on September 14, 2015 in Notes From the Dungeon Master with 0 Comments

I’ve heard of Game Masters described as story tellers, who work with the players at the table to create a dialogue that will eventually evolve into the tale of an epic journey. I’ve heard of Game Masters as a vile creature of the Underworld, who is tasked with destroying the will of the players at […]

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Introducing New Gaming Systems

By on July 27, 2015 in Podcasts with 0 Comments

And now time for something completely different . . .

By on July 24, 2015 in Notes From the Dungeon Master with 0 Comments

Let me start by saying I’ve noticed a trend to speak more to #GMproblems in our posts. I’ll try to maintain some balance though because let’s face it, by default, there are probably more players than GMs out there. Free entrepreneurial opportunity, make a game with one player and 4-5 GMs. You’re welcome. Anyway, back […]

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Balance of the Game Master

By on July 8, 2015 in Notes From the Dungeon Master with 0 Comments

Storyteller.  Judge.  Actor.  These are the three bars that are forever fluctuating on the mental interface of a Game – or Dungeon – Master.  They will never be equal, nor should they be, but one should never stray too far from the others.  And allowing one to take precedence over the others for too long […]

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