Roleplaying Tips GM Interview – Eli Smith

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Eli kindly volunteered to do a GM interview. However, he completed this ages ago and I’ve only just gotten around to posting it. Sorry for the delay, Eli. How long have you been a GM? 6 years What are your favourite game(s) to run? Deadlands Classic, d20 Modern, Mutants & Masterminds, Pathfinder, A Song of […]

Interview With Author of The Vacant Forge

Darrin Drader has written for the top game companies, including Wizards of the coast and Paizo. With over 50 writing credits to his name, he’s got experience crafting stories and adventures. I emailed Darrin and asked him if I could pick his brain about how he creates his adventures, worlds and stories. Here’s what he […]

Gm Interview: Christopher Burdett

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This week we interview Chris, a free flowing GM who enjoys using  a variety of game mechanics, from dice to jenga blocks, to bring his adventures to life. Please introduce yourself Your name: Christopher Burdett – Not the same one that does art for WotC, however. Do you have a blog, website or campaign wiki? I […]

GM Interview: Rebecca

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This week we interview Rebecca, a fan of D&D 4th edition from Ireland, a lover of Forgotten Realms and enjoy’s creating her own story arcs. Please introduce yourself: Hey, I’m Rebecca Maguire. From Ireland, studying to be an English teacher. Do you have a blog, website or campaign wiki? http://www.sites.google.com/site/forgottenrealmsdnd It is currently under construction. I’m not […]

GM Interview: Adrian

Today we interview Adrian, a GM who plays mostly one-on-one games and is a master of improvisation, enjoying a cinematic approach to gaming. Please introduce yourself: Your name: AD Do you have a blog, website or campaign wiki? Nope How long have you been a GM? Damnation, its been 10 years. What are your favourite […]

GM Interview: Trevor Wiley

This week we interview Trevor, a GM who enjoys AD&D, WEG Star Wars, and has a love for creating his own worlds and adventures. Please introduce yourself: Your name: Trevor Wiley Do you have a blog, website or campaign wiki? http://worldcrafters.blogspot.com , the home for my D&D campaign as well as some of my other […]

GM Interview: Rory Klein

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This week we interview Rory, a GM from Cape Town who’s a huge Greyhawk fan. If you have any questions about his campaign feel free to post them below. Please introduce yourself Hi, I am Rory from South Africa, Cape Town. I am 39 years old and I work as an IT Consultant. “Online,” I go by […]

GM Interview: Chris Rheinherren

  This interview features our first GM who runs games over internet relay chat (IRC). If you have any questions about IRC, just leave Chris a comment below. Please introduce yourself Your name: Chris Rheinherren, online I use Bynw or Anlarye. My campaign’s website is located at www.teara-adan.com There is a link there to a […]

GM Interview: Frank Bartlett

This week we hear from Frank Bartlett, who GMs for his wife and two daughters. I love the idea of the whole family gaming together! Well done, Frank. Please introduce yourself Do you have a blog, website or campaign wiki? No, while I use my PC to create my campaigns, my group prefers old school […]

GM Interview: Alexander

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What kind of GM does a quantum physicist and a French existentialist artist produce? Let’s find out. Meet Alexander D. Fagaly, aka Hourglass. Please introduce yourself: Do you have a blog, website or campaign wiki? My website consists of my gaming group and a few other friends. We post various alternative rules, campaign concepts and […]

GM Interview: Gerald

Today we interview Gerald. Roleplaying Tips needs more interviews. If you would like to do a GM interview, email me and I will send you the questions. Veteran and new GMs are equally welcome – it would be great to get all perspectives here. Section One: Opportunities What is your biggest GMing stumbling block right […]

GM Interview: Jared (Scrasamax)

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Our 11th Interview is with Jared, (a different Jared then the one from interview #9) a creative GM who’s adapted to a more free form style gaming and is in search of a larger gaming group. Introduce yourself. My name is Jared, and I’ve been a gamer since 1998, when a friend in High School […]

GM Interview: Mike Lindstrom

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We start the second half of February with an interview from Mike, a Gm of 25 years, who has lots of creativity, and adores llamas. Please introduce yourself. Ya hey der. My name Mike Lindstrom and I am the proud webmaster of the creative role playing resource site Strolen’s Citadel. I first GM’ed probably around […]

GM Interview: Jared

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Today we speak with Jared, a GM with a unique style of game mastering, who prefers to be as surprised as his players by what happens next. Please introduce yourself. My name is Jared Mihalich, though I go by Pieh in my online circles, and I’ve been GMing since around the Summer of 2000. I typically […]

GM Interview: Andy Munich

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Today’s GM interview follows a new format that is about half the length of the older one. I hope you like it—feedback is always welcome in the comment section below. In this interview, Andy lets us know whether he prefers sessions to be like raw fish or stuffed bird. Please introduce yourself. My name is Andy Munich. I […]

GM Interview: Ana Cláudia

Interview #7 features Ana from Brazil who is new to GMing and likes to terrorize her boyfriend. Ana, in your next campaign you should run identical triplet NPCs. One is evil, one is neutral and one is good. It’s up to your boyfriend’s character to first learn there are identical NPCs running around wreaking havoc. […]

GM Interview: Randy Harris

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Today we chat with a busy father who seems to find time for gaming bycomboing day care with RPG. Beware his eyebrows. Please introduce yourself. My name is Randy Harris (my mom calls me Randall and I’m Ronin_Randy on the internets). I currently reside in Manhattan, Kansas where I’m a web troubleshooter by day, an […]

GM Interview: Bill Korsak

This week we interview a veteran GM who runs a lot of different systems. Short and to the point, Bill offers us some great nuggets in his answers. Bill Korsak Describe your perfect gaming session with you as GM Never having to open the rulebook or have the dice rolled. How long have you been a GM? […]

GM Interview: Jared

We continue the GM interviews, or should I call it the J interviews? Jared joins Josh, Jenette and Josiah in sharing with us his GMing style. Jared Hunt (www.jaredhunt.ca) Section One: Opportunities What is your biggest GMing stumbling block right now? What could you do to fix that? I think I’ll go with the cliche […]

GM Interview: Josiah

Welcome to the third in a series of GM interviews I conducted with Roleplaying Tips readers in the fall. Today we chat with new-ish GM Josiah Bradbury. Section One: Opportunities What is your biggest GMing stumbling block right now? Designing failure into my games. I am too nice of a person and I do not […]

GM Interview: Josh

In a recent issue of RPT I called out for volunteers to do a GM interview. I wanted to find out the nuts and bolts of how other game masters around the world prepared and ran their games. I received a number of offers, posted the first GM interview a couple of weeks ago, and […]