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Where do Gamemasters Get Their Fun?

Where do Gamemasters Get Their Fun?
Every single RPG with a GM has a motivation to run the game, an agenda, for the GM. Most of those games would be better if they stated that agenda explicitly. Because beyond telling the GM what to aim for, these motivations tell the GM where their fun is coming from in the game—they tell the GM why they should want to play. I don’t often think too much about the enjoyment I get from GMing, exac...
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Awesome Character Creation: Three Keys to a Winning First Session

Wizard figurine
Since Marissa and I are about to move out East, we're trying to fit in a lot of gaming with old friends this month. I've wanted to run a Houses of the Blooded game for a while and finally worked out the time in my schedule to set up a gaming group full of people I've played with for the last few years. I'm really excited. If you're not familiar with Houses of the Blooded, you totally should...
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