Blog

Preparing to GM

Game Objective & System

How to organize thoughts about a game before getting started.​

The World

How the heck do you world?​

Playing to Lose

The art of being a GM when you know the players are going to destroy everything you love.​

Hosting

So, we're meeting at... my place?​​

Thoughts on GMing

Why Systems Matter

The theory behind why you should care about the system you use.​

Square Peg Round Hole

The challenge of certain systems for your story and how to overcome them.​

Empathy in D&D

Is there a place for empathy in a D&D game? And why does that matter?

Gender & Sexuality

How to and how not to use gender and sexuality in game and around your table.​

Tropes vs Inspiration vs Stereotypes

When is a trope good/bad?​

Running at Cons

Con Game Dos & Don’ts

An examination of common con game pitfalls and triumphs!​

Getting people to show up.

How to design and schedule a con-game that people will want to play!​

Con Costs

Why do conventions cost so much anyway?

LARP thoughts

Surprise is not a Personality

Why surprises are bad and how to do them better.

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