dpatchery
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How do you discourage "player knowledge" as a GM?
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How do I get better at narrating/storytelling as a GM?
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What rewards can compete with experience points?
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How do I allow player agency in situations with predetermined outcomes?
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What ways are there to anger the PC's without angering the players?
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How do I transition my players from roll-playing to role-playing?
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How can I convey the nonsensicality of a dream world?
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How do I help my players get past an obstacle I didn't intend?
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23 votes
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What ways are there to convey loneliness and betrayal in an encounter?
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22 votes
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How to keep track of statuses and conditions?
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22 votes
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How can I make downtime interesting?
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21 votes
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Method for playing an online text-based RPG that doesn't require everyone to be online at once?
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21 votes
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What GM tasks can be delegated to players to speed up encounters?
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21 votes
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Where does the term "nova" come from?
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21 votes
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What happened in the Forgotten Realms between 3.5 and 4e?
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How much experience should a PC be worth?
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What would the life of a child be like in a medieval setting?
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How to abstract a trial?
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15 votes
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What combat tracker displays well on a television screen?
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After removing Dazed can a creature use its other actions?
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How to kill yourself in 4e?
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How do you kidnap a PC?
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How can I depict three dimensional combats?
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Do two Eladrin both wearing a Circlet of Revelation auto-save on Charm effects?
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11 votes
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How to simulate distraction during battle without actually distracting the players?
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[Spoiler Warning] Adventure summary of the H1-H2-H3-P1-P2-P3-E1-E2-E3 product line?
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10 votes
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Are enemies aware of Hunter's Quarry, Bravo prey, etc?
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Must-have rituals for a 4e group
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Where can I learn more about the World Tree?
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Are there any tools for creating a campaign from scratch?