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/

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episode 82: GMJ 082: To XP or Not to XP, Random Encounters & Should the Players Always Win?


Today I'm discussing three topics. First, I give my thoughts on awarding experience versus using a milestone method of advancement. I also talk about how I do "random" encounters. Finally I tackle the question, "Should the players always win?"


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 2016-01-05  54m
 
 

episode 83: GMJ 083: Primordia AP 09: Tactical Retreat


Iorek discovers a mysterious door, and things get real as the PCs face their toughest challenge yet.


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 2016-01-06  1h2m
 
 

episode 84: GMJ 084: XP & Random Encounters Feedback


This week I use your feedback to revisit the topics of encounter-based versus milestone xp and using random encounters in your game.


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 2016-01-11  37m
 
 

episode 85: GMJ 085: Primordia AP 10: Mackadoodle!


The PCs have leveled, so we start out with everyone describing their new abilities and spells. We also have a little bit of general 5e discussion, and then we get on with the adventure. Samson loses part of his soul. Oh well, he wasn’t using it.


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 2016-01-12  58m
 
 

episode 86: GMJ 086: Primordia AP 11: Pink Lightning Bolts


Iorek earns the title Kill Stealer.


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 2016-01-13  54m
 
 

episode 87: GMJ 087: Primordia AP 12: Mockery of the Undead


In this episode of the Primordia campaign actual play, we learn that sometimes the way to deal with undead is to insult and mock them. Things really start to go south, and then they go south some more.


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 2016-01-15  47m
 
 

episode 88: GMJ 088: Swans of Black & The Fifth Edition OGL with Ryan Chaddock


Ryan Chaddock joins me on the show today to discuss his 5e Kickstarter, Swans of Black, and the new OGL for D&D.


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 2016-01-19  48m
 
 

episode 89: GMJ 089: Do It Your Way


There are lots of GMs out there (including myself) who will tell you how you should run your game. Ultimately it's up to you to decide what works best for you and your game. Don't hesitate to blaze your own trail.


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 2016-01-26  1h3m
 
 

episode 90: GMJ 090: My Edge of the Empire Campaign Part 3


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 conclude my discussion of my Edge of the Empire campaign.


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 2016-02-02  28m
 
 

episode 91: GMJ 091: Primordia AP13: Lessons Learned


The PCs reenter the dungeon and finally reach the tomb of the Red Raven. They face their biggest challenge yet.


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 2016-02-04  1h23m
 
 
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