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The first answer here is spot on. A lot of my prop experience has been trial and error. I have tried adding many props along the way in my campaigns. Some worked so well the players still mention them - others were forgettable at best. Always try to think about space, ease, and cost per use. If it is a $50 prop that you think can be used for most or all of ...


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I think the primary issue is that you need the players to be doing something before the zombies come into it. That is, you almost have to pick a different genre of RPG and have a session that's interesting enough to be worth playing even before the zombies show up, and then the game will shift as the outbreak progresses. You need a distinct setting, and ...


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I created my own screen, to be used with The Worlds Greatest Screen from Hammerdog Games (which, by the way, I recommend highly). Having used it for a few sessions now, there are only a few things I have actually used it for. Conditions. Actions in combat and what page they are found on. Cover bonuses and penalties. Concealment penalties. I have an ...


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There is no "should" here. Cheat sheets are typically made one of two ways: A game designer makes educated guesses based on their inside knowledge, and arranges that material on an officially-published GM Screen product or download. Despite officialness, these are often not ideal, as limited designer time, graphic design considerations, and marketing ...


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You ask about cheat sheets, but your problem is actually "how to make the game flow well without long rule-checking breaks." That is what I will address. First of all, what a great resource you have found. I have immediately printed it off to use tonight. That said, there is way too much information here - you almost don't need the books - just use the last ...


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Get a look at this tables I found and use on my games, it have all the necessary in 3 pages landscape that you can fit to your custom-made DM screen. All the credit for Mr. Stan Shinn, great work! http://swshinn.com/dnd-5e/rules-summary/ You can also use the DnD Free official rules as is very cheap to print and you have a simple booklet easy to use and ...



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