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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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The Return of the DM

Well.  It’s been a long while since I wrote anything.  What, with the Kickstarter campaign, pre-production mayhem, and now the endless weekends of filming One Die Short (P.S: the full trailer should be out this week).  But as filming winds down, I’d … Continue reading

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About NPCs

Well, I’ve been incognito for a while, but Ask the Dungeon Master is finally back with another question.  This week we take a look at good NPC development: Hello Dungeon Master, I am just beginning to DM my own D&D … Continue reading

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Total Party Kill For The Win!

This week we look at some fun ways to kill our players in what I like to call: TPKFTW! Dear Dungeon Master, I have had a game running for a few months, lots of fun and I am wondering which … Continue reading

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Character Creation: Getting it Done

This week we take a look at ways we can  keep everyone on track and on the same page during character creation (which we all know can be a challenge with RPGs): Why hello there! So, I managed to get a group of … Continue reading

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Dungeon Master and Apprentice: Passing on the Craft, Part III

This Tuesday I bring you the final piece on the basics of being a Dungeon Master: effectively utilizing Player Input. How do you teach someone to DM who has a completely different style from you? I am an off-the-cuff DM; … Continue reading

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