Monthly Archives: October 2015

Session Zero Part 2: House Rules

In Part 1, I discussed the simple world-building aspects I handout to all players in order to craft good characters together during Session Zero.  This part is a much more collaborative process where the DM and players decide the rules modifications … Continue reading

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Session Zero Part 1: The Campaign Overview

My assumption at this point is that you know your GM style. You know your player’s styles, and what entertains them.  You have a campaign partially fleshed out in your head. You are ready to sit down with your players and begin … Continue reading

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Session Zero Part 0: The DM & Player’s Background

Let me start by stating I tend to run medium-to-long term campaigns, and avoid one-shot or short campaigns (8 sessions or less). The fact is, I don’t think I am very good running shorter games. And because I run long … Continue reading

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Hail fellow, well met

This blog is meant to be quite simple.  I have a rekindled enjoyment for D&D, specifically 5th Edition D&D, and I wanted a place where I could put and share ideas for the games I run or play in. Since words … Continue reading

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