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dpatchery
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50 votes
11 answers
6k views

How do you discourage "player knowledge" as a GM?

40 votes
8 answers
8k views

How do I get better at narrating/storytelling as a GM?

40 votes
12 answers
2k views

What rewards can compete with experience points? [closed]

38 votes
12 answers
2k views

How do I allow player agency in situations with predetermined outcomes?

37 votes
8 answers
2k views

What ways are there to anger the PC's without angering the players?

32 votes
11 answers
3k views

How do I transition my players from roll-playing to role-playing?

24 votes
7 answers
1k views

How can I convey the nonsensicality of a dream world?

23 votes
10 answers
3k views

How do I help my players get past an obstacle I didn't intend?

23 votes
9 answers
1k views

What ways are there to convey loneliness and betrayal in an encounter?

23 votes
14 answers
8k views

How to keep track of statuses and conditions?

22 votes
8 answers
17k views

How can I make downtime interesting?

21 votes
5 answers
3k views

Method for playing an online text-based RPG that doesn't require everyone to be online at once? [closed]

21 votes
6 answers
2k views

What GM tasks can be delegated to players to speed up encounters?

21 votes
4 answers
16k views

Where does the term "nova" come from?

21 votes
2 answers
3k views

What happened in the Forgotten Realms between 3.5 and 4e?

17 votes
5 answers
5k views

How much experience should a PC be worth?

17 votes
3 answers
591 views

What would the life of a child be like in a medieval setting?

16 votes
5 answers
2k views

How to abstract a trial?

15 votes
4 answers
576 views

What combat tracker displays well on a television screen?

15 votes
2 answers
1k views

After removing Dazed can a creature use its other actions?

14 votes
4 answers
2k views

How to kill yourself in 4e?

13 votes
7 answers
5k views

How do you kidnap a PC?

13 votes
4 answers
2k views

How can I depict three dimensional combats?

12 votes
1 answer
249 views

Do two Eladrin both wearing a Circlet of Revelation auto-save on Charm effects?

11 votes
3 answers
3k views

[Spoiler Warning] Adventure summary of the H1-H2-H3-P1-P2-P3-E1-E2-E3 product line?

11 votes
5 answers
454 views

How to simulate distraction during battle without actually distracting the players?

10 votes
1 answer
1k views

Where can I learn more about the World Tree?

10 votes
3 answers
13k views

Must-have rituals for a 4e group

10 votes
3 answers
909 views

Are enemies aware of Hunter's Quarry, Bravo prey, etc?

7 votes
3 answers
1k views

Are there any tools for creating a campaign from scratch? [closed]