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So You Want to Be A Dungeon Master?

As someone who loves Dungeons & Dragons (& all sorts of tabletop RPGs) and has a decent amount of experience under my belt, I'm often asked by new or prospective DMs (Dungeon Masters) for advice.

I hope I can start to compile that advice into a series of blog posts but that this one will stand well on its own!

This is a decently long post, and the links I have may have many hours of content, but don't get intimidated, thinking you need to know everything before you start, I sure didn't!

Instead gather some friends (ideally 3-5, any more can be overwhelming), make characters together, and start playing! (Check out this character sheet, I prefer it to the official one). You'll learn as you go and probably make mistakes, but that's fine, just have fun!

 So You Want to Be A Dungeon Master series Table of Contents
Intro PostLinks to other advice giversLinks to rules resources

So for this first post, I thought I'd share where I got DM advice from, and some gen…