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RPG Movies For Game Masters

Interested in movies for game master and RPG inspiration? Today you’re in luck! Below is a list of movies submitted by RPT readers as perfect for GMs to watch and get ideas from. The List: RPG Movies For Game Masters 11:14 13 Ghosts 13th Warrior Must-watches for any viking campaign. Gritty combat with pseudo-fantasy elements. […]

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D&D GMs: How to Solve Problem Players Once And For All – Without Messy Confrontations

One of the most frequent help requests I get is from GMs frustrated with problem players. If there is conflict in your group, your games will suck. And that’s a shame because role-playing games can be so rich and enjoyable when everyone is working together, on the same wavelength, creating amazing moments. Danny Iny of […]

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Quick Editing Help Needed

[Update April 14: Thanks very much to the great editors who helped out! The files have all been taken care of now. Stay tuned for more news about the Combat Swipes.] Howdy Roleplaying Tips fan! I’ve just compiled all the raw entries from the Combat Swipe File contest. They have been broken up into short […]

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How To Create Deep & Compelling Magic Item Backgrounds In Just 60 Seconds — RPT#532

Give your magic item a quick history. Then use the history to tie a whole bunch of things together that will make you look like a genius. We’ll get into genius part in a sec, but let’s first create a simple background that you can do in just 60 seconds. To flesh out your item’s […]

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How To Create Great Magic Items In Just Three Minutes

Design awesome magical rewards during commercial breaks Busy GMs need help prepping for games faster. And you can create fantastic magic items in just three minutes using my stat block. Magic treasure is critical in most fantasy games because it does so much: Creates campaign balance, especially if combats are often difficult Adds to campaign […]

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