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Wally West in The Flash #82, summing up my approach to GMing.[1] maximum enthusiasm combined with zero prep If you celebrate Thanksgiving, I hope yours is a good one. I’ll be back in a few days! [1] It doesn’t usually go like the next narration box . . .

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This Adventure Time dice bag rides in my gaming bag every day, just in case. What’s inside? Why, it’s a big ol’ pile of Rory’s Story Cubes! I carry these to every game because they’re one of the most useful improv tools in my GMing toolkit. Here’s my full assortment: That spread includes the following […]

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I’ve excised these two phrases from my gaming lexicon: “lazy GM,” in any form (“lazy game mastering,” etc.), and “it’s like herding cats,” when used to refer to players. I don’t care how anyone else games unless it negatively impacts others, including me, but I submit that these two phrases need to go the way […]

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One of the fun things about having blogged for a long time is that I sometimes remember writing something years ago and, when I do, I can just go read it again. And man has this article from my Treasure Tables days back in 2005 come full fucking circle 10 years later: I’d rather rake […]

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