Way back when he first started out as our DM, I asked Stef to give us his top dungeon master tips. Now with over 3 years experience in an (almost) weekly campaign, and now that I’ve started to run my own games, I decided to have a chat with Stef about the things he and I have learned on the way!
Creating a diverse and norm-breaking campaign is a challenge within itself on top of a ton of things a DM already has to remember. Dungeon masters need to introduce a character, flesh them out, make them believable and make sure that the players can get a good idea of who they are in a very short amount of time. For this reason, people tend to slide into particular stereotypes and norms. Here are some easy ways you can diversify your D&D games!
I asked my lovely friend, Rachel, for her top tips on how to play a fighter in D&D. Rachel has been playing as a fighter in a regular campaign for some time now, and as I’m used to more of a spell-caster vibe of character, I thought the lockdown would be the perfect opportunity to pick her brains!
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Ever tried an RPG and the game just doesn’t capture you, or you’ve felt uncomfortable or even bored?! Following on from some pretty awful games / dungeon master situations I’ve been in recently, I thought I’d give you some top tips on how not to be a nightmare games master!