Running at Con’s is very, very different from running a home game. Now, I’ve run a few con games, and I have played in a lot. 2,308 more words
Tags » Game Mastering
Okay. Cons. Running games at cons is hard. 100%. For those who don’t run games at conventions, you can’t really imagine the amount of stress that goes into it. 1,270 more words
In my personal experience there are usually two types of Game Masters I have encountered.
First there is what I refer to “the planner” who sets out to prep for and try and anticipate any and and all scenarios. 218 more words
What do I see/hear/find?
A very common question in gaming. Whether the player is trying to discover something, or the ref needs to know how much their characters are aware of, this mechanic is probably the second most used mechanic in just about any RPG, (the first of course are combat rolls.) But how should it work? 1,631 more words