Game Master's Journey

Game Master’s Journey is a discussion podcast for GMs and players of tabletop RPGs hosted by Lex Starwalker. The show explores strategies players and GMs can use to enhance the gaming experience for everyone at the table. Lex often uses Dungeons & Dragons as an example, but many of the topics are relevant to all RPGs. Lex also discusses the creation of his homebrew D&D setting, Primordia, providing a valuable worldbuilding resource for GMs creating their own setting.

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episode 258: GM-to-GM Campaign Discussion | GMJ 258


Lex and Brett discuss their latest D&D campaigns—what they got right, what they got wrong, and what they’ve learned from the process. The also hit on some other topics including: using xp versus milestones versus hand-waving PC leveling; giving strongholds to the PCs; and whether or not to tell the


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 2019-07-26  1h27m
 
 

episode 257: DMG Chapter 7: Treasure | GMJ 257


Lex returns to his exploration of the Dungeon Master's Guide to discuss treasure and other types of rewards the player characters can earn through adventuring.


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 2019-06-30  1h30m
 
 

episode 256: DMG Chapter 6: Between Adventures: Downtime Activities | GMJ 256


Lex returns to his discussion of the Dungeon Master’s Guide. This week he digs into downtime activities.


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 2019-06-23  1h4m
 
 

episode 255: How to Run a Good Dungeon Crawl | GMJ 255


How do you run a good dungeon crawl? How do you keep things interesting and exciting in a megadungeon or a campaign featuring a series of dungeons? Lex tackles these questions and more on this episode of Game Master’s Journey.


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 2019-06-16  1h7m
 
 

episode 254: Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage | GMJ 254


Lex gives his thoughts on the 5th edition iteration of the classic megadungeon, Undermountain.


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 2019-05-19  1h17m
 
 

episode 253: Reveals & the Long Con, Initiative Revisited & Tailoring the Game to Your Group | GMJ 253


Lex discusses his experience with reveals as a GM and whether or not to go for the long con. He also revisits his initiative system with some additions for players that may try to take advantage of the system. Finally, Lex talks about tailoring your game to fit your group of players.


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 2019-05-13  1h12m
 
 

episode 252: Blood of the Avatars 21: Axis & Avatars | GMJ 252


Quincy and Wahl visit the Halls of Knowledge to learn more about avatars of the gods. They also speak with Druinda and learn more about the World Axis and the adventurers who broke the world.


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 2019-04-14  1h33m
 
 

episode 251: Hinterlands of Elandria 20: We Are SAMM | GMJ 251


The PCs return to the city of Elandria and are inducted into The Honorable Guild of Adventurers, Explorers and Scholars. They acquire some powerful new gear, and a conversation with Druinda brings their true natures and destinies to light. Finally, the PCs receive an exciting new asset and ally in t


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 2019-04-07  2h17m
 
 

episode 250: Hinterlands of Elandria 19: Legacy of the Night Elves | GMJ 250


The PCs find some treasure and endeavor to seal the portal to the Abyss.


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 2019-03-31  1h36m
 
 

episode 249: Hinterlands of Elandria 18: Glamour Bard Outlaw | GMJ 249


The PCs explore a dungeon they believe to house a rift to the Abyss. Their goal is to slay the demons, end the threat they pose to Dianara’s Rest and close the rift. Lerissa breaks the game again, and other hilarities ensue.


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 2019-03-24  2h26m