A good read for any GM about to start a new game. In the context here just remember that your players are the Protagonists. This first little baby step in story building is far too often overlooked by many GM's. Source: Storytelling 101: The Protagonist, the Antagonist, and the Conflict
So earlier this week I blogged an article talking about storytelling. It was not entirely in the gamer vein of things. Yet it contained some very good tips for any GM new or old. Not only are some of the lessons shared in this video great ones. As GM's we have to be aware that… Continue reading So you want to be a Storyteller Part 2
Storytelling, At first you may think this is off topic for a RPG Blog. But the more you think about it as you read this you will see. There are a TON of great parallels between this topic and Running RPG’s. After all if your a GM/DM. What really are you but a storyteller. One who is weaving story’s for a crowd you must please week in and week out! Take a few tips from the pro’s I promise you will find a few that are relevant
Really? Even if people won’t want to date you ever again for fear that you’ll one day talk about them on stage? You’re sure?
Okay. Welcome aboard.
Here’s a cheap glass of wine. Where we’re going, you’ll need it.
I’ve got to tell you – I think you’ve picked a great time to get into the story game. I mean, with the success of storytelling podcasts like The Moth, RISK!, Definitely Not the Opera, Snap Judgement and This American Life millions of people are now aware of the phenomenon of modern storytelling. Just about every city in North America now has a regular storytelling event, and there seems to be more opportunities for storytellers than ever before. For raconteurs like us, the getting has never been good-er.
But before you start speaking your heart into the crackly microphone at the local roti place’s storytelling event (at which no one is there to actually hear stories [they’re just there…
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