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BESW
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What can I do to paper to make it look aged?

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What's the inspiration for the owlbear?

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How do I play a paladin without being a stick in the mud?

107 votes

Why is burying yourself not such a great plan?

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How to build an evil campaign

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What to do when players bypass plot hooks

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Can a D&D campaign be successfully used as a Sunday school teaching instrument?

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How can I check whether an extremely adult/mature plot idea would be accepted by players without revealing any details of the idea itself?

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Why is Survival not a class skill for animals?

58 votes
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How can a GM justify changing a player's alignment?

57 votes
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Is it acceptable for the GM to attack a recently-stabilized character?

56 votes

How should I deal with metagaming?

52 votes
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Responding to players paying exclusively with gold coins

51 votes
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What are the key considerations to creating compelling environments?

49 votes
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How do I convince my group to try a new system without always having to DM it first?

45 votes
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Is studying rules and pointing out which ones we've stretched or broken ok?

45 votes
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How to get players to be curious and ask questions?

43 votes
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How do I avoid railroading in dungeons?

42 votes
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Giving a setting a feeling of ancientness

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Why does a character earn fate points when conceding?

41 votes
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Character build for Gandalf in D&D3.5?

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How can I keep my campaign challenging when dealing with players of vastly different skill levels?

41 votes

How to deal with players breaking the game mood by overplaying their characters

41 votes
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Origin of term 'Theater of the Mind'

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What is Cold Iron actually?

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What concrete rules can you point a GM to that is stuck in non-storytelling paradigms for Fate?

35 votes
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How to encourage a player's creativity without breaking the game?

32 votes
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Can I wish for an extra pair of arms (without breaking Wish)?

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Spell comparison: Shield vs Mage Armor

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What would happen if you cast the Disjunction spell on a golem?

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