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Dungeon Master For Dummies

Author : Bill Slavicsek
ISBN : 0470050888
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 90.97 MB
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Whether you’ve been a Dungeon Master (DM) before and want to fine-tune your skills or want to get ready and take the plunge, this is the book for you. It gives you the basics on running a great game, info for more advanced dungeon mastering, guidelines for creating adventures, and tips for building a campaign. It shows you how to: Handle all the expressions of DMing: moderator, narrator, a cast of thousands (the nonplayer characters or NPCs), player, social director, and creator Use published adventures and existing campaign worlds or create adventures and campaign worlds of your own Conjure up exciting combat encounters Handle the three types of encounters: challenge, roleplaying, and combat Create your own adventure: The Dungeon Adventure, The Wilderness Adventure. The Event-Based adventure (including how to use flowcharts and timelines), The Randomly Generated Adventure, and the High-Level adventure Create memorable master villains, with nine archetypes ranging from agent provocateur to zealot To get you off to a fast start, Dungeon Master For Dummies includes: A sample dungeon for practice Ten ready-to-use encounters and ten challenging traps A list of simple adventure premises Mapping tips, including common scales, symbols, and conventions, complete with tables Authors Bill Slavicsek and Richard Baker wrote the hugely popular Dungeons and Dragons For Dummies. Bill has been a game designer since 1986 and leads the D&D creative team at Wizards of the Coast. Richard is a game developer and the author of the fantasy bestseller Condemnation. They give you the scoop on: Using a DM binder to keep records such as an adventure log, PCs’ character sheets, NPC logs/character sheets, treasure logs, and more Knowing player styles (role players and power games) and common subgroups: hack’n’slasher, wargamer, thinker, impulsive adventurer, explorer, character actor, and watcher Recognizing your style: action movie director, storyteller, worldbuilder, puzzlemaker, or connector Using miniatures, maps, and other game aids Using 21st century technology, such as a Web site or blog, to enhance your game The book includes a sample adventure, The Necromancer’s Apprentice, that’s the perfect way to foray into DMing. It includes everything you need for a great adventure—except your players. What are you waiting for? There are chambers to be explored, dragons to be slain, maidens to be rescued, gangs of gnoll warriors to be annihilated, worgs to be wiped out, treasures to be discovered, worlds to be conquered....
Category: Games & Activities

Dungeon Master For Dummies

Author : James Wyatt
ISBN : 9780470292914
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 22.33 MB
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A guide to managing a Dungeons and Dragons game offers skillbuilding tips, a sample adventure, and advice on improving narration, building a continuting storyline, and drawing dungeon maps.
Category: Games & Activities

Dungeons And Dragons 4th Edition For Dummies

Author : Bill Slavicsek
ISBN : 9780470406397
Genre : Games
File Size : 42.37 MB
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Explore the fantasy world of D&D and delve into dungeons, slay monsters, and gain treasure! If you've been thinking of playing D&D or you've played before and you want to get up to speed on the all-new 4th Edition, this is the book for you. Here's what you need to know to join the fantasy fun. D&D terminology — understand what ability check, modifier, saving throw, AC, gp, hp, and XP mean Roll the dice — add modifiers and see if you rolled the d20 high enough to beat the challenge Minding your manners — know D&D etiquette so you'll be welcome in any adventure Character building — select your character's race and class, and choose the best powers, skills, feats, and gear Roleplaying — give your character a background and personality quirks Combat — use combat rules, a battle grid, and miniatures to play out furious battles Open the book and find: Everything a new player needs to get started playing D&D Details on four fantasy races and four iconic classes Explanations of every number and statistic on the character sheet The best magic items and equipment for characters of all classes Advice on roleplaying and teamwork A ready-to-use adventure to get you started as a Dungeon Master A ready-to-use battle grid with character and monster markers
Category: Games

Dungeon Master S Guide

Author : James Wyatt
ISBN : 0786948809
Genre : Games
File Size : 83.83 MB
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Offers tips, advice, and strategies for creating worlds and adventures that players can enjoy while participating in the roleplaying game.
Category: Games

Dungeon Master S Guide

Author :
ISBN : 0786965622
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 67.85 MB
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A core rulebook for dungeon masters shares guidelines for weaving legendary D&D stories, providing recommendations for world creation and optional rules and incorporating hundreds of classic D&D magic items.
Category: Games & Activities

How To Play Dungeons And Dragons

Author : Jeffrey Carmichael, II
ISBN : 152320883X
Genre : Dungeons and Dragons (Game)
File Size : 76.32 MB
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This is not your standard "How to" book. This goes beyond the "How to" stage as the author shares his experience with playing so that you have a deeper and richer play experience. In order to do this the book is divided into four sections that give advice that goes beyond the rules found it the Players Handbooks and Dungeons Master's Guides. * Useful of years to come. The best thing about this book is that it is not designed for any one edition of the game. So this is just as useful for someone playing with some old AD&D books or the much awaited fifth edition, D&D Next. This means that this book will be useful for many, many years to come. * Gets you ready to play. The first section is all about getting ready to play a game and includes a list of all the supplies you will need. The author also gives you a run down about the different editions of Dungeons and Dragons. Also in this section is advice on how to find other players to join or form a gaming group to play with. * Advice on being player. Section two is a companion to the character creation process found in the Players Handbooks. This sections talks about the roles that characters play within the adventuring party. Moral outlooks of the characters and their reasoning for being adventures. Also the standard gear that any hero is going to need on a quest. * Advice on being a Dungeon Master. The third part of the book is advice on crafting adventures and being the Dungeon Master that is in charge of the game. From crafting the plot of the adventure to playing the villain, and even how to pace out the rewards you give to the plays, this section is rich in advice. * DIY Projects. Lastly the book has a few projects that will help players save some cash by showing them how to make props. These projects use a mixture of different skill sets such as sewing, cutting, and even faking paper aging. All in all, this is the prefect book for someone that wants to go beyond and really learn how to play a great game of Dungeons and Dragons. Click "Buy Now" to Get "How to Play Dungeons & Dragons Now!
Category: Dungeons and Dragons (Game)

Special Edition Dungeon Master S Guide

Author : Monte Cook
ISBN : 0786939427
Genre : Games
File Size : 45.17 MB
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A deluxe, leather-bound version of the essential tool every D&D Dungeon Master needs. The follow-up to the special edition Player’s Handbook™ released in 2004 for the 30th anniversary of D&D, this special release of the Dungeon Master’s Guide™ features an embossed, leather-bound cover and premium, gilt-edged paper.
Category: Games

Lazy Dungeon Master Volume 4

Author : Supana Onikage
ISBN : 9781718324060
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
File Size : 43.46 MB
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A town was built around the dungeon I lazily manage and somehow, I ended up becoming its town chief. Yep... Wait, what?! Why?! Guess I'll just offload all this work onto other people... aaaand now there's a super strong mystery monster hiding out in my dungeon. This is definitely something I gotta deal with myself, too. And not only that, but a Holy Priestess is dead set on destroying Dungeon Cores is fighting over me with Rokuko?! Why do I attract so many weirdos? This is volume four of my own lazy dungeon story! I'll drive out this monster and regain my precious sleeping time!
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Sly Flourish S Dungeon Master Tips Epub

Author : Michael Shea
ISBN :
Genre : Games
File Size : 69.21 MB
Format : PDF
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This Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition compatible book was written to give you solid usable tips to help you build your story, design exciting encounters, and run a great game when you’re at the table. It’s a short book, designed to be read quickly and referenced often. Oh yeah, and it’s got some awesome original artwork by Jared Von Hindman of Head Injury Theater.
Category: Games