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DoubleDM creates weekly content focused on helping DnD and TTRPG Game Masters create better games. With our show, you have a huge library of Dungeon Master Advice ready for you to implement this instant. We cover a wide range of topics with experts and professionals from the TTRPG industry to help you create the best TTRPG sessions and moments at your table. Episodes are focused discussions on one topic cut together perfectly so you can get the best DnD and TTRPG advice quickly. If you want to contact us you can catch us on Twitter @doubledmpod or use our e-mail: doubledmpod@gmail.com

DoubleDM creates weekly content focused on helping DnD and TTRPG Game Masters create better games. With our show, you have a huge library of Dungeon Master Advice ready for you to implement this instant. We cover a wide range of topics with experts and professionals from the TTRPG industry to help you create the best TTRPG sessions and moments at your table. Episodes are focused discussions on one topic cut together perfectly so you can get the best DnD and TTRPG advice quickly. If you want to contact us you can catch us on Twitter @doubledmpod or use our e-mail: doubledmpod@gmail.com

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DoubleDM creates weekly content focused on helping DnD and TTRPG Game Masters create better games. With our show, you have a huge library of Dungeon Master Advice ready for you to implement this instant. We cover a wide range of topics with experts and professionals from the TTRPG industry to help you create the best TTRPG sessions and moments at your table. Episodes are focused discussions on one topic cut together perfectly so you can get the best DnD and TTRPG advice quickly. If you want to contact us you can catch us on Twitter @doubledmpod or use our e-mail: doubledmpod@gmail.com

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@DoubleDMpod

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English


Episodes

How To Run A Premade Module

9/26/2022
In this episode, we talk about running, preparing, and also writing Premade Modules for D&D and TTRPG. We help with lots of advice and insight into how it is to run a premade campaign and what things to keep in mind while doing so. After this episode, you will have a better understanding of how premade modules want to run and played so you can pick one up from a store or website and be ready to run a game of TTRPG in no time. For more Information, see these Timestamps: 13:00: What is a...

Duration:00:52:07

Why Your Game Master Attitude Matters!

9/19/2022
In this episode of DoubleDM we discuss TTRPG Game Master Attitudes and Mindsets. By that, we mean your attitude towards running tabletop roleplaying games, the players and their characters, and the world you created. It's not about which Mindset is better than the others cause GM Mindsets are heavily dependent on a lot of factors like the group of players you have and even depend just on the person you are. Obviously, we can all agree that an Asshole shouldn't be a Game Master, right? In...

Duration:00:50:36

How To Create Your Next Urban Adventure in D&D

9/12/2022
In this week's episode, we discuss Urban Adventures in D&D and TTRPGs and answer questions about creating, running, and planning Urban Adventures to create your next fun session of Roleplay and Action. Urban Adventures are defined by two aspects that play together constantly, the city and the adventure. In this episode, we will discuss how to make these two parts play together to create a fun adventure inside a city. We talk about different story beats and tools you can use inside your city...

Duration:00:56:09

OneD&D, The Good, The Bad, And the Ugly

9/5/2022
It's finally time. The future of D&D is here. Well sort of... There was a big announcement Stream a few weeks ago that talked about the future of Dungeons & Dragons. It was revealed that the new "edition" of D&D will be... still D&D 5th Edition. Wizards are just gonna stop using the Edition Suffix from now on and wants us to do the same. But there were still some announcements and even a 21-page document released that give a picture of how D&D will look in the future. In that Document, you...

Duration:00:58:30

How To Make Dungeon Crawls More Engaging

8/29/2022
In this episode of DoubleDM we discuss Dungeon Crawls and Exploring Dungeons in D&D and other TTRPGs. When it comes to Dungeon Crawls it's about exploring and mystery for us. Learning about an Unkown and often Hostile Environment and how to traverse and survive it. That's why Dungeon Masters should create an experience using their dungeons that is about exploration. In this episode, we discuss how we make our dungeons interesting and engaging to our players and how to make every dungeon...

Duration:00:50:17

How To Make D&D Combats More Dramatic

8/22/2022
This episode of DoubleDM answers the Question: "How to make D&D Combats more dramatic?" We talk about the basis of drama and action sequences and how you can make them play together to create incredibly fun, interesting, and bone-chilling experiences in D&D and TTRPG for your players to revel about weeks later. We discuss how you can use the dramatic question to elevate your storytelling and how that question is embedded in everything you do in a Game of D&D and other TTRPG. We present you...

Duration:00:54:51

How To Use Recurring NPCs in TTRPGs

8/15/2022
In this episode, we are discussing the use of recurring non-player characters for your D&D Game and talk about their functions for the story and worlds you create. This episode is less about creating these Important NPCs and more about how you can use them to create a more deeply connected world and narrative in your games. In this episode, you will find lots of advice centered around how to use Important NPCs for your Story to help or antagonize your players to create a more engaging...

Duration:00:52:45

How To Build Better Settlements in D&D

8/8/2022
Episode 79 of DoubleDM discusses the topic of creating Settlements and Cities for your D&D and TTRPG Homebrew Worlds. This Episode focuses on the worldbuilding and developing aspects of Settlement creation. We have lots of advice geared towards creating believable, fantastical, engaging, and interesting settlements for your players to explore and fall in love with. We talk at length about different aspects that shape the way a city will look, feel and work such as Geography, Economy, and...

Duration:01:00:26

DoubleDM #78: Personality vs. Stats, how they both create a Character

8/1/2022
In this episode, we discuss Personality vs. Stats and what is more important for a D&D and TTRPG Character. We discuss if there is a distinction between the two and why you will always need both to create a great TTRPG Character We highlight the many different ways Stats can manifest into your character and how they can influence their Personality and at the same time highlight how the Personality of your Character will also have an influence on their stats. This episode also features a...

Duration:00:57:13

DoubleDM #77: How To Make Boss Battles Memorable

7/25/2022
In this episode, we are discussing Boss Battles in D&D and TTRPGs and especially how you can make them more memorable, interesting, and engaging for your players. For us Boss Battles can and should do a lot of things for your Games, like give closure on certain parts of the story, reward your players for a victory, but also leave them on the edge of their seats for the whole fight. This is a big task and oftentimes can be achieved through so many different ways that you really are spoiled...

Duration:00:59:11

DoubleDM #76: Why You Should Pay Attention To Environments

7/18/2022
Episode 76 of DoubleDM discusses the Topic of Using Environments for your D&D and TTRPG Sessions and Campaigns. We discuss a lot of different ways Environments can be used to create Immersion, Challenges, and so much more. For Example, we discuss how they are Influential Factors in Worldbuilding and how you need to pay attention to a settlement's environment when creating it as it will have a lot of influence on its infrastructure, people, and appearance. Another way is how they are needed...

Duration:00:51:45

DoubleDM #75: Theater of the Mind vs. Battlemaps, Which is better?

7/11/2022
In this upcoming episode, we discuss Theater of the Mind vs. Battlemaps for D&D and TTRPGs and what the Advantages and Disadvantages of both are. We have a lot of thoughts on the advantages and disadvantages of both and especially how both can be used together. Maps provide a certain Consistency and Accuracy for your games, while Theater of the Mind provides Freedom and Collaboration. Both however also have some Disadvantages that will influence which might be better for your situation. As...

Duration:00:53:26

DoubleDM #74: How You Can Deal With Power Creep

7/4/2022
In this episode, we discuss Power Creep at your D&D and TTRPGs Tables. We will describe a lot of different ways how you can identify and deal with different kinds of Power Escalation and Threat Levels and why Power Creep can come from both sides of the table. We highlight a lot of different ways how you can handle power escalations by creating different new challenges that will challenge your players more than their powers only. Often times Power Creep can also creep into Storytelling where...

Duration:00:58:55

TITANS CALL TRAILER

6/29/2022
This is the Trailer! The Trailer for our very own D&D 5e Actual Play Podcast called Titans Call. A story of Angry Titans, Cunning Cultists, Dubious Magic, and 3 Humans having to find a way to uncover the Mysteries of Ages Past to maybe save their world. Subscribe now to this Podcast Feed to stay up to date with Titans Call and DoubleDM News. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/doubledm/message

Duration:00:02:09

DoubleDM 73: Why TTRPG Stories Are So Unique

6/27/2022
In this week's episode, we are talking about Story Telling, especially Story Paths and Branches, and Why TTRPG Stories are so unique. We discuss different Storytelling Media How Storytelling works in each of them and how to use that to your advantage when telling a story in the respective medium. TTRPGs are a special medium that allows you to not just tell a story but rather experience a story while telling it. It combines all sides at the table into one experience and that comes with its...

Duration:01:04:30

DoubleDM #72: Why Campaign Length Matters

6/20/2022
This week join us as we discuss Campaign Length and Why it Matters to have a defined Campaign Length. We discuss why you should have a defined length for your D&D and TTRPG Campaigns before even playing and what a defined length can give you, like a more defined scope of the game. A Defined Campaign Length can give you and your players a lot more visions for stories, characters, worlds and games that can actually fit that scope so you can have more fun at the table. By creating a better...

Duration:00:50:42

DoubleDM #71: How You Can Present Your Lore To Players

6/13/2022
In this episode, we will discuss presenting your TTRPG and D&D Worlds lore to your players and how you can get your players to care about your setting as well as remember the lore you have presented in the past. We discuss all the different ways you can present lore and why you want to present lore in the first place. We talk about Loredumps and why Loredumps are badly executed most of the time and give guidance on how to create better more engaging lore dumps. If you want to know more you...

Duration:00:53:09

DoubleDM #70: How To Create Unique Content ft. HOMIEandTheDUDE

6/6/2022
In this episode, we talk to Tom and Bodhi from HOMIEandTheDude a Father and Son MMA and D&D Content Creator Duo & Team. Tom and Bodhi talk to us about how you can create unique and exciting content for an audience and how you can connect to that audience. We discuss creating a TTRPG Actual Play Show, conducting Interviews, and generally getting yourself out there and creating the content you want to see. All 4 of us give peaks behind the curtains of being a content creator and how hard it...

Duration:01:16:55

DoubleDM #69: Why You Should Play More One-Shots ft. Navaar from SNP

5/30/2022
In this episode, we are joined by Navaar from Secret Nerd Podcast to discuss One-Shots, the Joy of Playing, and just general TTRPG Goodness. Navaar hosts an Interview Podcast called Secret Nerd Podcast, where he invites all kinds of folks to talk TTRPGs, Nerdom, and just general Fun Stories to showcase these Games and Nerdculture is for everyone. But for this episode, he is talking to us about One-Shots and especially what they provide to you as a GM and as a Player and why you should play...

Duration:01:02:17

DoubleDM #68: How And When to Say No

5/23/2022
In this episode, we will discuss how Game Masters of TTRPGs will have to say No to Player Ideas and Suggestions. We give advice and insight on how you can identify those situations when they arise and what you can do to work with your players to achieve an outcome favored by all. We also talk about what a Game Master actually does for the table and why it is on you to shut down certain ideas. We talk about the ways we use to prevent moments of disruption and our experience with shutting down...

Duration:00:51:43