Author Archives: Web Goblin

Great GM Presents: Ghosts of Saltmarsh – Call of the Kraken

ghosts of saltmarsh dungeons and dragons 5th edition playthrough

On the 25th of May at 1pm PST, or 8 pm GMT depending on which ocean you call home, the first LIVE stream episode of How to be a Great GM presents Ghosts of Saltmarsh – Call of the Kraken airs on the official D&D twitch channel; twitch.tv/dnd.

Why You Should Ask Questions Out of the Game

out of character questions

We take a look at asking questions out of the game (after the game) to enhance your game. We take a look at player character goals, direction, group goals and individual player goals.

Why You Need an Adventure Board – GM Tips

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Adventure Boards! We take a look at why an adventure board can be a huge help for you as a Game Master to determine what kind of adventure your players want for a particular session!

Creating the Campaign #12 – How to Create a Generic Dungeon

creating a dungeon in dungeons and dragons 5e

How to create a generic dungeon! In this episode of Campaign Creator, we look at how you can go about creating a generic dungeon.

Your Character is Being Hunted – How to Play One

Your character is being hunted, or is on the run, or being chased by their past. We take a look at how you can play a hunted character and the traits you should keep in mind. We look at the goal, the end game and inclusiveness.

Creating the Campaign #11 – Lets Create Cultures

Culture, we look at how we can use it but also how we can go about creating it for our game, we take a look at diversity, how it fits in the game and then working through the worksheet.

What to Look for in a New Player for your Game – GM Tips

In this video we look at where you can find players, but also what to look for when deciding on who should be part of your table or if you want to be part of theirs! We make use of our own platform: https://www.rpgtablefinder.com

How to Successfully Interrogate an NPC

You’ve captured an npc.. and you job is to be a detective for an adventure.. so how exactly do you get your npc to spill the details? We look at how you can approach it and do it in a way that makes sense!

Creating the Campaign #10 – Plotting Out Your Entire Campaign

how to plot out your entire campaign

We go about how to plot out our entire campaign and how it will all come together, and it is not as intimidating as you would think!