Game EducationGame Mastering

How Game Masters Can Avoid Burnout

Being a Game Master (GM) can be a rewarding experience—but it can also be incredibly exhausting.  You spend hours prepping for every session, developing creative...

Game Business

Introduction to Branding Yourself in the TTRPG Community

If you want to make it as a freelancer (or even an influencer) in the world of tabletop role-playing games, you need to...

Game Design

7 Steps to Writing a Great Dungeon and Dragons Adventure

After playing Dungeons & Dragons for about a year, it dawned on me that I could write my own story content for other...

How to Play

Beginning Terms: Intro to Vampire the Masquerade

Hello and welcome! If you’re reading this, chances are you’re interested in learning more about Vampire: The Masquerade (VTM). Vampire the masquerade is...

Game Mastering

The Art of Pacing: Using Up and Down Beats

As a Dungeon Master, an essential function of your responsibilities include maintaining an engaging pacing. Moment by moment, the players travel through a...

How to Play

5 Ways to get advantage on attack rolls

In combat, getting advantage on attack rolls could be the difference between claiming the dragon’s horde or rolling death saves.   I have been...

Game Education

Beware These Game Master Red Flags

When looking for a Game Master (GM), be aware of red flags that might indicate an unhealthy or unsafe gaming environment.  You’re opening...

Game Business

Discord Safety for TTRPG Communities

This post was updated January 2023 Many gamemasters and TTRPG groups use Discord to connect for sessions and other people for general niche...

Game BusinessGame Mastering

Should Professional Dungeon Masters Charge Money for Session Zero?

So today, I want to talk about why you should charge for Session Zero—and how you can get hesitant players on board.  ...

Game BusinessGame Design

Accessibility in TTRPG Adventure Design

Writing Your TTRPG Adventure With Accessibility in Mind As a TTRPG adventure writer, you have the power to shape the gaming experiences of...

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