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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The Social Contract

October 5, 2017

Most of us have heard of it. Most of us know it well. Yet it seems there are some that don't. And it is for them that we made this episode. Share it freely with friends, fellow players and even your DMs if you feel you need to. All should know of "The Social Contract"

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Players are GMs too!

September 20, 2017

This week we chat about how to use your players at the table as assistant GMs. There are many ways you can have them help you, help them to improve the coopperative story telling experience!

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Utility Magic | Dungeons & Dragons 5e

September 1, 2017

We discuss the variety of magic in dungeons and dragons out side damge and healing spells. Utility magic, do you utilize utility magic in your games? Are you ready to deal with players that do?

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Starting your Players at Higher Levels

August 15, 2017

We talk about a few different ways to get your players up to the high levels you want them to be at for your next high level campaign!

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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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One-Shots

July 18, 2017

Here we talk "One Shots"!
What they are and what to keep in mind while planning and running them.

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The Other Side of the Table: Player to GM

July 9, 2017

In this episode we look at the other side of the coin and look at the tools and advantages of going from the Player seat to the DM seat and how one can improve the other!

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Villainous Power Structures

June 6, 2017

In this Episode we talk shop about structuring your antagonists organizations.
What is the power dynamic for those that work for, or are under your antagonist?

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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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Making Unnecessary Rolls & Checks

December 28, 2016

We discuss the mistake of having players make unnecessary check and rolls and also allowing rolls and checks that shouldn't be made. Confused? 

 

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Rewarding Players 2: In Game Rewards

December 7, 2016

In this episode we discuss ingame rewards such as gold/money, magic items & treasures to titles and reputations and more!! 

 

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Rewarding Players 1: Out of Game Rewards

November 30, 2016

We begin our discussion on the topic of rewarding players, in this episode, part 1 we discuss 'out of game' rewards; XP, inspiration, fate tokens etc.

 

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Changing it up & Sharing the Load

November 15, 2016

We chat about how to keep things fresh at the table and in the bedroom (joke)! By switching things up in a variety of ways; be it who is the GM or what role a player takes. 

 

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Defining what rating your game is

November 2, 2016

What rating do your games fall into? E for Everyone, T for Teen, M for Mature, or AO for Adults Only? Does it matter? Should you be mindful of your rating? 

 

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Managing In-Game Downtime.

October 4, 2016

In this episode we chat about a variety of ways to include and manage downtime in your tabletop games! 

 

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Role-Playing vs. Roll-Playing

July 19, 2016

In this Episode of Game Masters' Studio we talk about Role-playing your character versus just rolling your stats and skills. There is no right way to play your PCs or run your games but we share some of our thoughts, ideas, and preferences on the matter.  

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Splitting the Party

July 6, 2016

In this Episode of Game Masters' Studio we talk about when, why, and how to Split the Party

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Keeping the Flow

June 14, 2016

In this Episode we discuss ways to help set & keep the flow of your game going. We give some tips and tricks on how to avoid road blocks and time sucks. 

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PC Death & TPK

May 31, 2016

In this Episode we chat about Death. We'll Character death anyways. We give our thoughts and views on how to handle and approach killing off PCs and a few thoughts on how/when/why to kill off the whole party!

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