How does a GM Metagame and is it bad?
What is Metagaming when it comes to the game masters role??? Of course you as a Great Game Master Metagame naturally because you control the world. But can metagaming your rpg session, be bad for you and your players? And how does one as a GM metagame badly? Surely you as the all knowing gm should know all.... right?
Smaller meta-game issues.
Thanks to the comments from our viewers, Nixternal, The Silver Separoth and Vikario (sorry if it's misspelled let us know in the comments and we will change it) we have three more ways you as a game master can meta game. These are areas that you need to watch out for as a GM. So that metagaming doesn't end up making your games metaleave.... okay that wasn't a great pun. But basically find the balance and avoid these minor metas.
Will an NPC death ruin your game?
You have created an amazing world and in depth NPC's that your players have become invested and involved with in your tabletop role playing session. They are so involved that if that non-player character dies that the players might actually leave.... What do?
How to create TONE using different techniques for your role-playing games
How to create TONE using different techniques for your role-playing games!
How to do different accents and use your voice in and RPG session
How to use your voice and to perform accents in your role-playing game.
Creating attachment / feelings between your players and inanimate objects
A topic suggested by a fan, we discuss how you can create an emotional connection between your Player characters and inanimate objects within your role playing game. This will lend a depth to your game and their characters stories that will keep them coming back to your table and leaving your players with something to remember for a long time.
Creating attachment between player characters and structures
Create a space that your player characters love within game, how to create structures/places that the PC's engage with and enjoy. Grow their experience past using places as merely a place to rest while their stats reset, make memorable structures and a more memorable game.
Using your players beasts or animal companions in your game
In our GM Tips for today we are looking at how you use your players animal or beast companions within your sessions to create more interesting games. Whether it's a ferret or a robot, players should invest in their characters' familiars as well and not just use the companion as a statistical bonus.
When you should cheat and fudge rolls
So you killed the healer with your natural twenty errmmm well maybe you didn't roll that ? Sometimes you need to cheat to save PC's from themselves and your dice which roll so high :)
Playing with a party of one
How do you play with just one person in your roleplaying game?
Playing with a party of 6 or more
Looking at how to run games for parties of 6 or more players at your role playing table. We discuss and answer the age old question of can it be too big ?