dpatchery
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What's a good mechanic for rewarding players for keeping their characters happy?
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43 votes
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How do you handle verbal exchanges between NPCs without taking the PCs out of the spotlight?
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40 votes
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How do I get better at narrating/storytelling as a GM?
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When and how should I get the players to cut back on their out of character chatter?
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How do I keep a long-range plot cohesive and coherent?
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38 votes
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How to get players to be curious and ask questions?
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31 votes
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How do I design exciting, fun boss fights for my players?
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24 votes
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How do I make and use tactically interesting terrain?
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23 votes
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How do I encourage a GM to use the rules as written?
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22 votes
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Festival Mini Games
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18 votes
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What are some proven methods of generating attachment to locations/objects in a campaign?
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17 votes
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How do I select background music for my RPG campaign?
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14 votes
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Are there guidelines for creating & customising MM3-style monsters?
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Standard monster tactics for 4E D&D combat
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13 votes
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How do I set up an atmosphere of alienation and horror for a halloween game?
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How can I depict three dimensional combats?
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11 votes
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Is it possible to roll Stealth versus multiple targets when one or more can see you?
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Must-have rituals for a 4e group
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How do I reduce the number of encounters in D&D 4E without reducing the difficulty?