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. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 54: GMJ 054: Communication & Dealing with Problem Players


A very important aspect of our hobby that is sometimes overlooked is establishing and maintaining clear communication with your players. In every way from setting player expectations to resolving conflicts among the people at the table, communication is key.


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 2015-10-06  58m
 
 

episode 55: GMJ 055: Choose Your Own Adventure Path


Published RPG campaigns can be a great resource for GMs with busy lives. However my experiences with them has taught me that they have a lot of drawbacks. Today I set off again on the Obsidian Monolith to share my experiences with published campaigns and why I now feel they’re not for me.


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 2015-10-13  41m
 
 

episode 56: GMJ 056: Game Preparation


A good GM should always be prepared. No matter what your RPG of choice is, game preparation is very important. Preparation can make the difference between an excellent GM and a terrible one. Prep can also make the difference between feeling awesome during and after a session versus not so much.


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 2015-10-20  46m
 
 

episode 57: GMJ 057: Worldbuilding 5: Back to the Drawing Board


This week I really get under the hood of designing my own D&D setting. I ask myself some tough questions about if and why I want to build my own world and what exactly I want to accomplish with it, and I share the answers to those questions with you.


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 2015-10-23  1h8m
 
 

episode 58: GMJ 058: My Edge of the Empire Campaign Part 1


Sometimes the best way to learn is by example. I’ve had quite a few requests from listeners to discuss my new Edge of the Empire campaign. Today I set off again on the Obsidian Monolith to do just that.


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 2015-10-26  37m
 
 

episode 59: GMJ 059: My Edge of the Empire Campaign Part 2


I get a lot of questions from listeners about worldbuilding and adventure and campaign design. There’s also been quite a bit of interest in my new Star Wars campaign. Today I set off again on the Obsidian Monolith to continue my discussion of my Edge of the Empire campaign.


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 2015-10-28  1h0m
 
 

episode 60: GMJ 060: Worldbuilding 6: Welcome to Primordia


I've finally chosen a name for my D&D world! I also discuss how cities work in the world, more about the night sky of Primordia, and how the planets and moons relate to the deities. I also talk about how the gods are perceived and how I tightened up my pantheon.


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 2015-11-03  48m
 
 

episode 61: GMJ 061: Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide Review


Wizards of the Coast has recently released our first non-adventure supplement to D&D fifth edition, the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide. Today I set off again on the Obsidian Monolith to discuss this supplement.


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 2015-11-10  45m
 
 

episode 62: GMJ 062: Worldbuilding 7: The Primordia Campaign Begins


One of the best parts of being a game master is creating your own world. The fifth edition of D&D has inspired me to finally take the plunge. Today I set off again on the Obsidian Monolith to discuss my new D&D world, Primordia.


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 2015-11-12  45m
 
 

episode 63: GMJ 063: Worldbuilding 8: Building My First City Elandria


One of the best parts of being a game master is creating your own world. The fifth edition of D&D has inspired me to finally take the plunge. Today I set off again on the Obsidian Monolith to discuss my new D&D world, Primordia.


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 2015-11-17  46m
 
 
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