Game Master's Journey 159: Mass Combat, Absent Players & Real-World vs. In-Game Religions

In this special, Patron-sponsored bonus episode, Lex discusses whether or not we need mass combat rules in our tabletop RPGs. He also presents a listener-GM's fantastic strategy on how to turn player absence into an opportunity for the rest of the group. Finally he gives some thoughts on keeping real-world religious conflicts from ruining the game for everyone.

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Topics

Do you need or want mass combat rules for your RPG?

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Check out Matt Colville’s video for an example of some homebrew mass combat rules in action.

An alternative to cancelling the game session when players are absent. 

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Avoiding real-world religious conflict at your table.


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