Category Archives: DM Advice

Congratulations! Your PC is Pregnant!

The Dungeon Master is back with another awesome gaming question!  Our illustrious reader asks: How do you feel about pregnant characters? How do you handle it and what does it change in-game? This question comes at an appropriately awesome time, because my … Continue reading

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Dealing with Dumbasses Around the Table

Today we learn how to deal with difficult people: How do I kick out players no one else wants in the game? There’s one girl in my game and her character is an attention hog, and the rest of the … Continue reading

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F#$%ing Noob! (Roleplaying for Beginners)

This week our question comes to us from across the Narrow Sea: What is the best way to teach D&D to someone who has never heard of it?I live in Dominican Republic and these kind of games are unspoken so … Continue reading

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Designing Your Own Campaign Setting

Well, in between filming for the new One Die Short web show, I’ve finally found some time to answer a question.  You can read a little more about the plan for the web show here, and keep an eye out … Continue reading

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XP, Leveling and Homebrew Systems

Today we’re going to take a closer look at developing your own gaming system and how to handle the challenges of XP awards and leveling: Dear DM, I’ve been developing my own system for awhile now, and I’ve hit a … Continue reading

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I Find Your Lack of Dedication Disturbing

This week we take a look at an issue that every DM has dealt with at one time or another: I have an adventure I’m running in the D&D Next Playtest. My adventure includes 6 party members. 1 member comes … Continue reading

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A Battle for the Ages: Mass Combat in D&D

This week on Ask the Dungeon Master we take a look at some ways to run a session of all out war: Hello, I have been running a campaign for quite some time now which culminates in an all out … Continue reading

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