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Hot Button: Are Characters Cool Just Because Players Say They Are?

I’ve come across this phenomenon a few times as a Game Master, and it has always presented a new and interesting challenge in how to resolve it. I recently came across it again, so I figured I would write it up as a hot button and see what…

Enabling Player Fun – Preventing Peevish Pervacity

I sat there at the gaming table, waiting to actually game. We’d started an hour ago, and after all of the usual bullshitting around, looking up youtube videos, and sharing jokes, we’d finally gotten into it. A brief encounter that set us…

Dealing With A Player Who Wants It All

Years ago, with a different group than I run for now, I had a friend who was a “colossal dick” at the table. He was a spot-light stealing player.  He had a solution to everything and wanted to take the party lead role in everything…