This will be the last post I write for Leadership through Fantasy as the class I am writing this for has come to an end. I sincerely hope my thoughts and ideas made you think as to what skills a Game Master can gain while having so much fun within a simple hobby like tabletop […]Read more "The Finale"
Today, we’ll be speaking on a lighter-ish note. A Master is often searching for ideas to plan a session or campaign whether through their imagination or otherwise. However, one of the weirdest but most effective places for weird ideas is the News. Looking through various news sites will give you plenty of ideas for your […]Read more "The News: Rife with Ideas"
This post is going to act like a summary of my previous posts as I’ll be covering some of the same information I’ve already spoken, but we all like our countdowns so here’s mine: Scheduling & Time Management Coordinating with multiple people to all meet at a particular time consistently while also maintaining multiple […]Read more "5 Important Skills Gained as a Game Master for the Workforce"
Yes, it’s time for the big one, improve. The biggest tool in the Master’s toolbar and the one most relied upon in any given situation. Improve is not a skilled talked about a lot in the handbooks and not one that can be taught easily. Because of that, a Master who gains an impressive amount […]Read more "IMPROVISATION"
This blog is about raising the awareness of companies and employers that don’t see or shun the idea that a hobby such as tabletop RPGs is not a viable fount of experience for the workplace. That’s the short version. I was told during college that I should start blogging about something that I was passionate […]Read more "Why do I write this blog?"
Switching from campaign handbooks into creating your own adventure for the party is a significant change in many ways. As a Master, you are used to following the orders of someone else up to this point with everything set up in front of you and ready to go, no excessive extra planning required. However, that […]Read more "Off the Books"
The Presidential campaigns are in full swing now that it’s 2016, and I’ve discovered something quite intriguing about this year’s candidates. When you think of the typical Dungeon Master from Dungeons & Dragons, what do you imagine? Do you think of the cloaked figure that tosses out Player deaths through traps to keep everyone guessing […]Read more "Politics and DMs"