[GM 101] Advice for Gamer Masters

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[GM 101] Advice for Gamer Masters

Post by shesheyan » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:06 pm

Someone asked about the expression « social contract» between members of a RPG group.
This article provides a fair and balanced description :

GM 101 : The social contract
http://ragingowlbear.blogspot.ca/2018/0 ... tract.html

Other articles :

GM 101 : Article on the importance of session 0 :
http://ragingowlbear.blogspot.ca/2018/0 ... rtant.html

GM 101 : Article about Railroading, Sandbox and player agency :
http://ragingowlbear.blogspot.ca/2018/0 ... gency.html
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Re: [GM 101] Advice for Gamer Masters ?

Post by shesheyan » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:20 am

New article :

GM 101 : Don't Sweat the Meta (too much)
http://ragingowlbear.blogspot.ca/2018/0 ... agame.html
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Re: [GM 101] Advice for Gamer Masters

Post by Havard » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:01 pm

I was going to comment on this earlier. I found these articles pretty interesting.

I always disliked the terms Sandbox and Railroad, mainly because it was always implied that Sandbox=Good and Railroad=Bad. I think the article explains well how you need both and just need to find a good balance that suits the needs of your group.

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