Monthly Archives: July 2011

Mastering the Dungeon: Being an Awesome DM

This week we help out a DM that’ s a bit new to the craft: I’ve been DMing for little over a year now. I struggle in areas like:  -making the PC’s feel like they are making a change In … Continue reading

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Dungeons and Dragons? I ain’t got time for games!

In this week’s bonus blog B. asks for advice on DMing D&D for the busy family man: Hey DM, I am a DM for a 4e Dark Sun game. We have had 1 game night so far, but because we are … Continue reading

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Midi-Chlorians and French Canada

This Week Josh asks: I just lost my midichlorians and don’t know how to escape this sith stronghold!!!! Help! (Star Wars 2nd ed old rep) What do I do? Midi-chlorians were an invention of George Lucas that people either loved … Continue reading

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Magic: How to Alienate Yourself and Die Alone

This weeks bonus blog comes to us thanks to everyone’s favorite Dave (and also partially inspired by yesterday’s Books Without Any Pictures): Hey DM, How do I piss off my friends with unlimited combos in Magic the Gathering. Like, how … Continue reading

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Girls in Geekdom: Dispelling the Myth

This week on Ask the Dungeon Master I’m tackling a more serious topic, and something that I think is very important:Dear DM,  I was recently reading a review about the Game of Throne’s series on HBO (adaptation of the book … Continue reading

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The Drow: Goth Elves

This week, Dave P. writes to us again with another delightful quandry: Why are Dark Elfs weakened by the sun? So glad you asked.  Dark Elves, also know as Drow, have a long and complicated history with roleplaying.  The name … Continue reading

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Cross-playing? Trans-rolling? Gender exploration?

Hello faithful readers! Welcome back for your weekly dose of Ask the DM.  This week we explore roleplaying gender-bending.  A readers asks: I’m in a campaign right now with 4 other people, 2 guys and 2 girls. My DM wrote the … Continue reading

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