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.

http://www.starwalkerstudios.com/gamemastersjourney/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h4m. Bisher sind 268 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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episode 231: GMJ 231: Coping with Burnout


Any GM (or player!) can experience burnout. Lex investigates signs of possible burnout and explores various strategies of coping with GM burnout.


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 2018-11-19  1h0m
 
 

episode 232: GMJ 232: DMG Chapter 5: Adventure Environments - Wilderness Part 1: Travel-Montage & Hour-By-Hour Approach


Lex returns to his exploration of the Dungeon Master’s Guide to discuss techniques for using wilderness travel in your adventures. He outlines two basic techniques—the travel-montage approach and the hour-by-hour approach—and he gives advice and strategies for both.


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 2018-11-26  58m
 
 

episode 233: GMJ 233: DMG Chapter 5: Adventure Environments - Wilderness Part 2: Mapping, Movement & Wilderness Survival


Lex returns to his exploration of the Dungeon Master’s Guide. This week he discusses mapping a wilderness and wilderness survival. He shows how concerning yourself with how the PCs survive in the wilderness can really add a lot to your game and enhance the players’ feelings of accomplishment as thei


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 2018-12-03  1h3m
 
 

episode 234: GMJ 234: Hinterlands of Elandria Vignette 13.1: Wahl & Eliira


Wahl's mother, Eliira, angel of Elandra, visits him in a dream.


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 2018-12-10  1h23m
 
 

episode 235: GMJ 235: DMG Chapter 5: Adventure Environments - Settlements & Unusual Environments


Lex returns to his exploration of the Dungeon Master’s Guide. This week he explores adventuring in settlements, underwater, on the sea and in the sky. He also responds to some Listener-GM thoughts on alignments and gives his own opinions on alignment in D&D.


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 2018-12-17  1h4m
 
 

episode 236: GMJ 236: Hinterlands of Elandria Vignette 13.2: Lerissa, Miguel, Dahlia and Logen


Lerissa, the tiefling bard, gets up to some shenanigans while the rest of the village of Dianara’s Rest sleeps.


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 2018-12-31  1h29m
 
 

episode 237: GMJ 237: More Burnout Strategies, Tools for Grid Play, Alignment, Return to Numenera & More!


This week Lex responds to your feedback! He shares a couple more strategies to cope with GM burnout, and he discusses tools he’s used for grid play at the table. He revisits his opinion on alignment, sharing some more instances in which it can be useful, as well as his advice on how to avoid annoyin


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 2019-01-03  59m
 
 

episode 238: GMJ 238: Hinterlands of Elandria Vignette 13.3: Bryn & Anna


Bryn receives some valuable information from her dreams and the dryad, Anna.


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 2019-01-10  45m
 
 

episode 239: GMJ 239: DMG Chapter 5: Adventure Environments - Traps


Lex discusses traps in 5th edition D&D--how to detect traps, how to figure them out and how to disarm them. He also discusses his own experiences with traps in the game and gives some tips on how to use them well.


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 2019-01-17  1h18m
 
 

episode 240: GMJ 240: Hinterlands of Elandria 14.1: Safari Chic


The PCs enter the Swamp of Woe in search of the witch, Ezryn the Mad.


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 2019-01-24  1h45m
 
 
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