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Master, Dungeon Master #9
Mar17

Master, Dungeon Master #9

#9 : Taking Dungeons & Dragons on Location As a store owner with a game play space, organizing events is a daily affair. This past weekend I had the privilege of taking the Twenty Sided Store Dungeons & Dragons experience on the road to Boston for PAX East 2015. In this article I will go over the similarities and differences between producing an organized play event for a convention, versus running in a store. PAX East 2015 If...

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Master, Dungeon Master #8

#8 : The Fourth Council of Waterdeep Planning the Finale of Tyranny of Dragons At Twenty Sided Store, players began Hoard of the Dragon Queen in August of 2014. The campaign began when the adventurers approached Greenest, the small town centered in the green fields of the southern Sword Coast, and found it was up in flames. As sessions progressed the Heroes made their way North following leads, and a hoard of gold that was being...

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Master, Dungeon Master #7
Feb02

Master, Dungeon Master #7

#7 : Finding the Courage to Dungeon Master Finding the courage to Dungeon Master is intimidating.  When I started, I would worry that players would be bored or was afraid that I didn’t know the rules well enough. I would over prepare and then get lost in a sea of notes when trying to pull up key information at the table. Confidence comes with practice. Whenever I bring on a new DM, I share the following master tips: People Management...

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Master, Dungeon Master #6
Jan20

Master, Dungeon Master #6

#6 : Preparing for Next Season As Tyranny of Dragons comes to a close we await a new Storyline Season to begin. Usually Stores and Organizers will receive event details two weeks prior to the launch of the new season. If you are like me and your store runs many other events, do not wait for the kits to arrive to start planning. You will want to make sure you have secured dates in the event calendar for table space and have your Team...

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Master, Dungeon Master #5
Jan05

Master, Dungeon Master #5

#5 : Leveling Up With the release of Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, Wizards of the Coast introduced the Adventurers League, a new Organized Play format. With this new format they introduced the first Story Origin – Tyranny of Dragons. Tyranny of Dragons is the Story Origin currently in play (8/1/14 – 2/28/15). Encounters – A weekly ongoing adventure campaign starting with Hoard of the Dragon Queen and continuing...

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Master, Dungeon Master #4
Dec15

Master, Dungeon Master #4

#4 : At the Table and Beyond How does Twenty Sided Store design a game play environment, cultivate a fellowship, and build player bonds amongst a growing community of players that come and go? Initially I thought this would be extremely easy to write about. I now understand why there are so many questions from organizers and store owners on the subject. So far I have notes for three separate articles in which I plan to expand on some...

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