Game Master's Journey 178: GM Philosophies & Tips, Worldbuilding & More!

Brett joins the show again for a GM to GM discussion of some general GM philosophy and tips, and Lex goes into some detail on his upcoming campaign and his homebrew world of Primordia.

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Session 0, beginning a campaign

Running published campaigns vs running homebrew campaigns

Talk about my upcoming campaign and character creation

How polytheism works in Primordia and the concept of patron deities

Alignment and “good” vs. “evil”

Using alignment to make informed “gut checks” about what my character would do

Showing religion & the influence of the gods in the world

PC roles in a D&D party

DMG episodes


Theater of the mind advice – ask the GM what you really want to know