MAS: AngryGM on GMing & Fear of Bad GMs


Its a dense article but it raises a few points I feel are worth examining here. 


1.) Bad game...

Tue, 6/2/2015 - 7:37pm Forum Thread

Fail FTW!

Our duties as DMs & Players are outlined in the basic rules. 1.) The DM describes the environment. 2.) The Players describe what...
Sat, 5/23/2015 - 9:32pm Forum Thread

Adjudications (Blood Bowl?)

The scenario. 


The wood elves have the ball and will attempt a pass play, chucking a long pass to a receiver deep in the Orc's backfield. If the pass is completed, the receiver...

Thu, 4/23/2015 - 12:11pm Forum Thread

For Pukunui & Eck

The two of you have asked for some encounters/dungeon from me.  So what I've done here is taken my beginner dungeon and stripped it down of story, narrative, and drama.  The point of it (as...

Sat, 3/28/2015 - 5:54pm Forum Thread

Yes, And: How Improv Makes You a Better DM

From the @DND_Advleague Twitter:


@DnD_AdvLeague: "Yes, and": How Improv Makes you a Better DM
What's the most epic improved scene you've been involved with in #dnd?

Sat, 2/28/2015 - 9:53am Forum Thread

Power Gamers & Concept Gamers

Today, @theangryDM writes a compelling article on the conflict between two types of player. ...

Fri, 2/20/2015 - 6:49am Forum Thread

Framing & Dramatic Questions: Your Writing Chops

If you're me (and I think only one of you is), you spend your prep time on encounter design and story Archs. For the rest of your play, you rely on your improv skills and writing chops to see you...

Thu, 1/29/2015 - 1:59pm Forum Thread

DM & Players 102: Goals of Play

(co-authored by Bawylie & @is3rith)


Wed, 1/21/2015 - 12:00pm Forum Thread

Deck of Many Deeds

Recently, @theAngryDM wrote a great article on MadAdventurersSociety.  It's about...

Fri, 1/16/2015 - 3:05pm Forum Thread

On Experience Points

some background: a post at MadAdventurersSociety by @theAngryDM (whom I am not). 


Years ago (3rd era) I abandoned XP because I...

Sat, 1/10/2015 - 6:39pm Forum Thread

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