The GM Binder: A Dungeon Master’s Sacred Tome

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A GM binder is one of the most useful tools a Dungeon Master (or any Game Master) can have for running tabletop RPGs. Each DM binder is personalized to the needs of its DM and should contain all the references Continue reading The GM Binder: A Dungeon Master’s Sacred Tome

How to Build Practical D&D Cities & Villages with Your Players in Mind

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Building D&D cities, towns, and villages is challenging. As a Dungeon Master, you either don’t spend enough time prepping a settlement to find it’s a forgettable, cookie-cutter location and one where the PCs have nothing to do and can’t find Continue reading How to Build Practical D&D Cities & Villages with Your Players in Mind

A Session Zero Alternative

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I’m always surprised at how divergent the opinions are on session zero as a tool for running a game. While there is a majority approval of the concept and supporting evidence of it being helpful to a game and avoiding Continue reading A Session Zero Alternative

Distribution of Resources World Map for World Builders

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Welcome back to the Worldbuilding Process. If you’ve been working alongside the blog, your world should really be coming together now. We started early on working on the basic concepts that would drive the world and how it would be Continue reading Distribution of Resources World Map for World Builders

How I Improved My Homebrew D&D Adventures

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A few years back, I published my homebrew D&D adventure skeleton. This template was the basic skeleton I used to create homebrew adventures, mainly for Dungeons & Dragons and other RPGs, because there was nothing D&D specific to the formula. Continue reading How I Improved My Homebrew D&D Adventures