Alternative Combat Environments - Aerial & Aquatic Combat!

October 24, 2017

Sick of the same old, same old? Mix it up!! Try some combat encounters in a whole new location type most rarely exploit... the air or under water!! It'll change, EVERYTHING!

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Dragons Tactics! | Dungeons & Dragons 5e

August 22, 2017

Today we Talk Dragon Tactics for your dungeons and dragons 5th edition game! Need we say more!?

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In Game Character Prep!

August 8, 2017

In this Episode we chat about why and how to give your players a chance to prep for their upcoming combats and encounters!

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Player vs Environment (PvE)

July 26, 2017

We discuss things to keep inmind when playing your party through unfavorable environments.

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Riddles and Puzzles and Games, oh my!

July 11, 2017

In this Episode we discuss and even brain storm some puzzles and riddle ideas. We try to help inspire some more 'adventure' style challenges to offer more variety to your games beyond combat and social encounters!

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Bonus: Mass Naval Combat Ideas [A Question from Tim]

June 5, 2017

This Bonus Episode is inspired by Tim from Iowa who sent us a question via Facebook asking for some "sweet ideas" to handle a large 100 vs 100 ship, naval combat. We put our heads together and came up with a few ideas on the matter and decided to share them with everyone. 

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Scaling Encounters on the Fly

May 2, 2017

We chat about a variety of ways to tweak encounters during/mid-encounter. Increasing difficulty, decreasing difficulty, all around tweaking! Listen, learn, like! 

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Adding Depth to Encounters: Story

April 4, 2017

Weaving storying before, after, and into your encounters is one of the greatest ways to add depth to your encounters, listen and learn!

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Adding Depth to Encounters: Transitions

March 29, 2017

Continueing our chat from last week we add Transitions to our list of ways to add depth to an encounter which covers a large range including how you transition in and out of the story and encounter and also how you can transition from one type of encounter to another. 

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Adding Depth to Encounters: Multiple Paths

March 22, 2017

We each came up with a way to add depth to an encounter and we will be spending time on each idea; in this episode we chat about using multiple/alternate paths to handle an encounter as a way of adding extra depth to an encounter. 

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Cohorts, and Followers, and Hirelings, oh my!

January 10, 2017

In this show we chat about how to use and run several varieties of NPCs and we give our 2 cents on the subject of... the "DM PC"!! dun dun dunnnnnnnnn!!

 

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Being Tactically Sound

December 13, 2016

This episode we talk about playing monster, animals and NPCs tactically sound and more realistic. Not all things run into the middle of a party and go blow for blow. In fact, most never would. 

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Mass Combat!!!

September 27, 2016

In this Episode we chat about various ways to run a Mass Combat encounter, how to keep it paced and a variety of things you might want to keep in mind when planning and running them!

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Non-Combat Encounters

August 30, 2016

In this episode we chat about running encounters other than combats to help fill your games and challenge your players.

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Spicing up Combats!

August 24, 2016

In this Episode we give you ideas on how to spice up your combats, add some twists, and boost the difficulty~  

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Antagonists

April 26, 2016

In this Episode of Game Masters' Studio we discuss Antagonists! We talk about a variety of ways to approach them, including origins, goals, failures and successes. If you need some ideas, advice, or a fresh perspective on Antagonists for your stories and games. 

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Making Memorable NPCs

April 6, 2016

In this Episode of Game Masters' Studio we discuss a variety of ideas on how to make even your regular NPCs stand out. This episode is not for villians or BBEGs (Big Bad Evil Guys) persay. Just on the topic of all NPCs as a whole

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