Archive for the 'Managing' Category

We've recently discussed players leaving, new players coming in, today we talk about introing new CHARACTERS! Learn, Listen, Use, Enjoy! VeeRYouTubePodcastFacebookTwitterPatreonMer...

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Sometimes players leave the game, sometimes the characters not working and sometimes the player just needs a change no matter the reason, characters leave the game. In this episode...

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Post Game Analysis

We know what to do before a game session, but what about after? This week, GMS talks about how to approach a constructive and successful Analysis of the games you run, the games yo...

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What is Prep?

We discuss what (proper) prep is, how to plan for it, what to avoid losing time on and a few random thoughts and suggestions to think on. Listen, learn, use, enjoy! PodbeaniTunesSt...

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Game Logistics

Planning the game, in the real world can take some time and forethought too! We talk about a few things you might want to consider when trying to organize your tabletop roleplaying...

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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! Listen...

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The Social Contract

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 pl...

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Players are GMs too!

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 e...

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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 pla...

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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! Listen, learn, use, enjoy! PodbeaniTunesStitc...

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In Game Character Prep!

In this Episode we chat about why and how to give your players a chance to prep for their upcoming combats and encounters! Listen, learn, use, enjoy! PodbeaniTunesStitcherFacebookT...

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One-Shots

Here we talk "One Shots"!What they are and what to keep in mind while planning and running them.  Listen, learn, use, enjoy! PodbeaniTunesStitcherFacebookTwitterPatreonMerchandise...

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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! Listen, l...

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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? Listen, learn, use...

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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 ...

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We discuss the mistake of having players make unnecessary check and rolls and also allowing rolls and checks that shouldn't be made. Confused?    Listen, learn, use, enjoy! Podbe...

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In this episode we discuss ingame rewards such as gold/money, magic items & treasures to titles and reputations and more!!    Listen, learn, use, enjoy! PodbeaniTunesStitcher...

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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.   Listen, learn, use, enjoy!...

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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.    Li...

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