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dpatchery
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52 votes
11 answers
7k 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?

39 votes
12 answers
2k views

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

39 votes
12 answers
2k views

What rewards can compete with experience points? [closed]

37 votes
8 answers
3k views

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

34 votes
11 answers
4k views

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

24 votes
10 answers
3k views

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

24 votes
7 answers
1k views

How can I convey the nonsensicality of a dream world?

24 votes
14 answers
8k views

How to keep track of statuses and conditions?

23 votes
9 answers
1k views

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

22 votes
4 answers
18k views

Where does the term "nova" come from?

21 votes
6 answers
2k views

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

21 votes
2 answers
3k views

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

21 votes
8 answers
18k views

How can I make downtime interesting?

21 votes
5 answers
4k views

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

17 votes
5 answers
5k views

How much experience should a PC be worth?

17 votes
3 answers
603 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
679 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
254 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
465 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
14k views

Must-have rituals for a 4e group

10 votes
3 answers
923 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]