Let’s look at the most common mistakes made by Game Masters and how they affect the game, the players and the future of the galaxy as we know it. If you are a Game Master or are thinking of becoming one, you may find this advice useful.
Rankings of entertainment production
Locating items or magic potions, discovering a mutant squirrel hideout, or finding a weapon against a demon are all role-playing game scenarios. More or less tricky or exciting. Here is my personal top-ten order; judging fun, originality, playability and player and Game Master expectations. Do your scenarios have the S factor?
How about myths and mythological creatures? Creepy? Here’s my list of the top ten lesser-known facts about mythology. These are interesting things I’ve come across during many years of reading. One article is obviously not enough to do this subject justice, so these are a few of those that stuck in my mind.
How likely are you to merry a princess? Or a prince. Kill six rats or pledge your soul? Once or twice a week, you say? Well, in a game, perhaps. But who knows? All of these things are possible in both worlds, not things you wouldn’t do because you can’t.
This can happen to the most experienced Game Masters. Accidentally killing the entire party due to underestimating the strength of a monster, overestimating the skills of the party, or by pure bad luck. A contingency plan for an “oops!” moment? Let’s look at it.