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Advanced GM Guide

The following videos guides focus on complex GM concepts and ideas, that look into aspects such as meta-gaming, emotional response from players and cheating



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1How does a GM Metagame and is it bad?

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?

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2Smaller meta-game issues.

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.

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3Will an NPC death ruin your game?

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?

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4How 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 create TONE using different techniques for your role-playing games!

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5How to do different accents and use your voice in and RPG session

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.

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6Creating attachment / feelings between your players and inanimate objects

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.

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7Creating attachment between player characters and structures

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.

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8Using your players beasts or animal companions in your 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.

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9When you should cheat and fudge rolls

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 :)

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10Playing with a party of one

Playing with a party of one

How do you play with just one person in your roleplaying game?

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11Playing with a party of 6 or more

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 ?

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