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On the Shoulders of Dwarves

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United Kingdom

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English


Episodes

Setting Difficulty Levels (episode 12)

1/22/2018
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Tips and methods for adjusting encounter difficulty on the go, and tailoring it to parties of any composition.

Duration: 00:50:45


11 Ways to Be a Better Roleplayer (episode 11)

1/15/2018
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The episode is based on a post by Grant Howitt, titled “11 ways to be a better roleplayer”. It was really good, and we seek to improve it further.

Duration: 00:48:00


Pacing (episode 10)

1/8/2018
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How and why to control the pacing of your game, both within scenes and between scenes.

Duration: 00:51:18


NPCs We Love to Hate (episode 9)

1/1/2018
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Why should we have annoying NPCs? What can we do with them, and what types of annoyances are there, anyway?

Duration: 00:44:57


Holidays, Anniversaries and Celebrations (episode 8)

12/25/2017
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How to quickly create special events, what to celebrate and why, how to involve the PCs, and how to use such events in your adventures.

Duration: 00:38:43


Retaining Player Attention (episode 6)

12/11/2017
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The players aren't engaging with the game, and incentives aren't working. What else can be done? Quite a lot.

Duration: 00:39:59


Dwarven Forge: Ares (episode 5)

12/4/2017
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In the Dwarven Forge, we combine three secret elements into a single, coherent (?) game.

Duration: 00:58:33


Recap (episode 4)

11/27/2017
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On the importance of the recap as the ritual announcing the start of the session; recap as a tool for establishing atmosphere; the uses of player recap vs GM recap; the all-recap session; and how to create cool opening credits.

Duration: 00:38:29