Tag: GM Techniques

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Five tips for teaching someone to be a Dungeon Master

Teaching someone to be a Dungeon Master is one of the most valuable things you can do to support the hobby.
A new DM will be able to help you out at the table. They will be able to jump in when you need a week off. They will commiserate with you when the players do some unexpected shenanigans.
Most importantly, they will go on to run games for other players and carry on the tradition of showing people how to roleplay

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Genre Police: Storming The Dungeon

Ever notice that the dynamics of your campaign can change?

Like you can have a run of really spontaneous sessions that everybody loves, and then, a few weeks later, it feels like the campaign is a bit in a holding pattern.

Don’t worry, you aren’t doing anything wrong. The social group of players has moved into a different stage of social grouping.