Running D&D for a group of 8 players or more
Running the Game

Running D&D for a Large Group

I will admit that despite the title of this article, running a game for more than 4 players is really challenging and, in my humble opinion, close to impossible. That’s not to say that it can’t be done, but I

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Running the Game

A Few Thoughts on D&D Alignment

I’m not familiar with previous editions of Dungeons & Dragons so when speaking about the great alignment debate that is going on, I will be talking about 5th Edition only. Yes, there is a debate about alignment in the online

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General

The Purpose of the Dungeon Master

I’ve realized that I’ve talked about a few things on this blog, but I haven’t touched on what it means to be a Dungeon Master. This is supposed to be a blog for beginner DMs like myself, but the question

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Running the Game

Creating and Preparing an Adventure for D&D

When I started DMing, I faced a roadblock when I decided I wanted to run my own stuff. I had all these ideas for awesome adventures but no streamlined method to write them and run them. Honestly, I was thinking

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Running the Game

Using a published adventure

Running published adventures is a preferred method of running D&D for many people. It seem easier than creating your own adventures, all the information is right there on the page and you feel like you have a handle on things.

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Running the Game

Running your first D&D Session Part 2

If you haven’t read the first part of this article, you should. At least if you want this to make sense. In essence I explained why you shouldn’t run Lost Mine of Phandelver as your first time DMing. Instead you

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Running the Game

Running your first D&D Session Part 1

So you want to run D&D. You call up your friends or coworkers, and tell them “Hey, I found this great new game that I want to introduce you to!”. This may or may not be how that conversation goes

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General

The purpose of this blog

I can’t say I’m an experienced DM, mainly because I am not. I’ve only run a couple of games and only just started my own campaign. So why create a blog?

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