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Mistakes Were Made

Mistakes Were Made

I’ve been DMing for over 12 years now (not including a few one-off games from my youth). While I consider myself a pretty decent DM, I know that not every… Read more »

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Psychology and D&D (Part 1 – The Peak/End Rule)

Psychology and D&D (Part 1 – The Peak/End Rule)

I am not a psychologist, but I play one on the Internet. However, I am something of a polymath.  I’ve been interested in many aspects of science ever since I… Read more »

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Running Rahasia 4e

Running Rahasia 4e

Yes, Virginia, you can run dungeon crawls in 4e D&D. Recently, I ran my players through a 4e conversion of Rahasia, a classic adventure for Basic D&D which came out… Read more »

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DMRT: The Geek Ken Opinion

DMRT: The Geek Ken Opinion

The folks over at 4 Geeks 4E have a pretty fun podcast covering different topics on D&D. One part of the Dungeon Master’s Round Table show is taking twitter questions… Read more »

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DMRT: The Geek Ken Opinion

DMRT: The Geek Ken Opinion

The folks over at 4 Geeks 4E have a pretty fun podcast covering different topics on D&D. One part of the Dungeon Master’s Round Table show is taking twitter questions… Read more »

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Basic Training: Take a Picture

Basic Training: Take a Picture

Here is a simple idea to help any DM who wants to add a more enticing description of the scenery in his/her game. Many DMs use what is called “box… Read more »

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This is Our Game: How do you wrap up a campaign that has run out of steam?

This is Our Game: How do you wrap up a campaign that has run out of steam?

Every month our group of contributors circulates a point about running a D&D game, or some other RPG-centric problem to address. We all stew and think about it for a… Read more »

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Dungeon Master Tips in 140 characters or so: Confessions

Dungeon Master Tips in 140 characters or so: Confessions

I decided to make a few real and silly confessions the other day over twitter, what followed was a cascade of both serious and hilarious confessions from DMs and Players across… Read more »

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This is Our Game: Do you fudge the DM dice?

This is Our Game: Do you fudge the DM dice?

Every month our group of contributors circulates a point about running a D&D game, or some other RPG-centric problem to address. We all stew and think about it for a… Read more »

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This is Our Game: Awarding Experience

This is Our Game: Awarding Experience

Every month our group of contributors circulates a point about running a D&D game, or some other RPG-centric problem to address. We all stew and think about it for a… Read more »

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