69. Player vs Environment (PvE)

July 26, 2017

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

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68. 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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67. 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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66. 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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Bonus 6: After Action Report - Portcon 2017

July 3, 2017

We share a few stories about how our Panel and games we ran went at Portcon 2017 in Portland, ME.

**Also an important announcement at the end of the show!!

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65. The Other Side of the Table: From DM to Player

June 29, 2017

In this episode we talk about taking your DM skills and knowledge to the Player seat and how to make the most of it!

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64. Inspiration; Where to Find it, How to Use it

June 20, 2017

This episode we talk Inspiration. Where to find it, how to use it. Sound simple? It really kinda is!! 

 

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63. Using Voice for Effect

June 13, 2017

This episode we chat about using your voice at the table, pitch volume, accents and other ways to get the effect you want for your players!

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62: 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 5: Q from Tim - Mass Naval Combat Ideas

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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61. Omens, Prophecies, & Foreshadowing

May 30, 2017

This show we chat about using Omen and Prophecies in your game and how to foreshadow coming events. We give some ideas on ways to add, how to add and why to add them into your game. 

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60. Taking Breaks + Some Special Announcements!

May 23, 2017

In this episode we chat about Taking Breaks sometimes as a GM (or player) you just need to take a break either you didn't prep or your burning out or another reason, we talk about some ideas and concepts around that and give you some suggestions on what to do about it and how to handle it.

We ALSO have a few special announcements at the end of the show about some cool upcoming events and projects we have in the works (no joke this time!!)

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59. HOW TO RUN: Political

May 17, 2017

We discuss a variety of ideas and suggestions for running Political based games and a few things just to be mindful of ingeneral while planning and running these types of games! 

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58. HOW TO RUN: Comedy

May 9, 2017

In this episode of GameMasters' Studio we talk shop on running comedy based games and how to bring moments of levity to your regular games to break up the mood! From slap stick to improv to mainstream standup we touch on it all! 

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57. Scaling Encounters of 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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56. HOW TO RUN: Super Heroes Pt. 3

April 25, 2017

The conclusion of our 3 part mini series on how to rock some Super Hero based games! 

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55. HOW TO RUN: Super Heroes Pt. 2

April 19, 2017

In part 2 of 3 "HOW TO RUN: Super Heroes" we chat about morality, Super hero vs. Anti Hero and we discuss motivations for both villians and heroes alike. 

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54. HOW TO RUN: Super Heroes Pt. 1

April 11, 2017

We thought we spent enough time talking about D&D and Fantasy so we figured we'd change it up for the next couple weeks. Starting with this episode, Part 1 of 3 for "HOW TO RUN: Super Heroes. 

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53. Adding Depth to Encounters Pt. 3: 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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Bonus 4: Special Message!

April 1, 2017

After months of hype we finally bring you our special message!

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