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GM Tips & Tricks

Tips and tricks to improve your game or at least give you some new cool ideas.

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Why Magic Shops Ruin the D&D Fantasy

Thumbnail art by Robin Olausson Magic shops in D&D and other fantasy games have always been something that came and went throughout the different editions. They were a vital part in 3e and 4e as the game highly demanded the ...
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How GMing made me an Extrovert, kind of – GM ...

Clickbaitey article name? Possibly. However, I wanted to talk about the ways I believe GMing has changed much of my life for the better. I’m pretty sure that if you have been GMing for a while you have also felt ...
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How to Successfully Handle Player Character Death

Thumbnail Art from Critical Role’s Campaign 2 Intro Content Warning (CW): Player Character death Last week a friend of mine said over Twitter that she didn’t know how to feel after having a character death occur in her game. This ...
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Building Locations for Open World Campaigns – GM Tips & ...

Thumbnail art by Dominik Zdenković How to create an open world campaign || How to create quests for open world campaigns Give a meaning to your open-world quests We’ve talked a bit about how to create Open World Games, as ...
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Splitting the Party – GM Tips & Tricks

Thumbnail image from Scooby Doo We’ve all heard about it. The classic “never split the party”. Why is it that people repeat it so often when in media we see it happen all the time? This is often said because ...
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Going off the rails – GM’s Tips and Tricks

It took you 10 hours along the week but you’re finally ready for anything your players may come up with in the game. The secret agent PCs enter the mob boss’s office to find incriminating evidence and start searching everywhere. ...
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When should GMs ask for Dice Rolls?

Have you ever asked your player to do a Perception check to see a paper with a clue they need over the table, even though it was extremely easy to spot, only to have them roll poorly? Now, what do ...
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How to Roleplay in RPGs

Thumbnail image from Wizards of the Coast You have been invited to take part in a new RPG table. As the name indicates, this is a Role-Playing Game. You are nervous as you have never done something similar to this in ...
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Give a meaning to your Open-World Quests

Thumbnail art by Anato Finnstark How to create an Open World Campaign || How to create Quests for Qpen World Campaigns Building Locations for Open World Campaigns When it comes to creating a reason for a quest to exist, there ...
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How to create Quests for Open World Campaigns

Thumbnail image from Cyberpunk 2077 by CD Projekt Red How to create an Open World Campaign || Give a meaning to your Open World Quests Building Locations for Open World Campaigns We took some time creating a perfect world for ...