I love gaming, and I love GMing. GMing, sadly, is a time-consuming hobby. Beyond actually running game night, GMing requires a decent amount of preparation. Sometimes getting ready for the game can take longer than the session itself! That’s not ideal as, like you I expect, I’m a busy chap. Luckily, I’ve recently been testing a new plan to crush my GM prep woes and make my campaign more awesome.
Tag: Campaign Management
The Power of Simplicity
I’m coming to realise, the art of simplicity is a subtle one to master. If your game is too simple, you risk boring or alienating your players. If it’s too complex, you risk frustrating or alienating your players.
GM Advice: The Price of Failure is…
Death is the ultimate punishment for failure, but a cunning and subtle (or merciful) GM can “reward” the PCs’ failure without wiping out the party!
GM Advice: How to Deal With Broken Characters
In a perfect world, every PC would be roughly as capable as his fellows. However through unbalanced rules, player skill or GM interference sometimes a PC gets broken.
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GM Advice: How to Get Honest Feedback on Your Campaign
The hallmark of a great GM is that he’s always trying to improve his game and campaign. Only an idiot thinks he knows it all and that his game is perfect.
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