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6 GM Organisation Tips

From Johnn Four Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0225 A Brief Word From Johnn List Generation Project #2 And Contest List Project #1: Roleplaying Locations was very successful. Hopefully everyone got some use out of the ideas the Tips community generated. It’s time now for List Project #2–and there are prizes this time too! “Roleplaying Plots and […]

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The Session Checklist: Ingredients To A Successful Game Session – Part II

Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #1099 The Session Checklist: Ingredients To A Successful Game Session – Part II One Surprise Another good item to include on our session checklist is at least one twist, unexpected turn of events, or surprise. Players love being hit with the unexpected.By including at least one surprise each session, you also ensure […]

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6 More Techniques For Maintaining Player Interest

From Trevor Dreher Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0173 A Brief Word From Johnn Wilderness Encounter Contest Winners Thanks to everyone who entered the contest! I’ll be editing and posting the entries in an upcoming issue. The winners were: Alan M.Mark M.Derek M.Tim R.Mark K.Ashley H.Brian S.Joseph H. Cheers, Johnn [email protected] “He hasn’t a single redeeming vice.”–Oscar […]

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The Principles Of Gaming Etiquette: A Real Document That Helped A Real Campaign

From Forrest Elam Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0167 A Brief Word From Johnn Use This Week’s Tips To Create Group Contracts Last week I posted a request for example Group Contracts to help encourage and promote player co-operation. This week’s tips by Forrest fit perfectly into this category and I hope those GMs with player conflicts […]

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11 Tips For Creating Character-Centered Subplots

From Mark L. Chance Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0151 A Brief Word From Johnn A Good Fantasy Novel Even though overtime at work has put a serious cramp on my recreational activities these days, I still had time to finish an excellent book that I’d like to recommend to you. It’s called “The Curse Of Chalion” […]

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11 Dice Rolling Tips

From Johnn Quatre Roleplaying Tips Newsletter #0138 A Brief Word From Johnn NPC Essentials Review My eBook about GMing, designing, and managing NPCs received it’s first review. Cool! Check it out at: http://www.gamewyrd.com/review/113/GM_Mastery%3A_NPC_Essentials On Holidays – #139 September 8th It’s time for a little vacation next week and there will be no issue sent next weekend. […]

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