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Learn to be a Dungeon Master. (Introductory Session)

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Learn to be a Dungeon Master. (Introductory Session)

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on D&D Beyond, Theater of the Mind, Discord

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You will be charged when a session starts



  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Beginner

Price per player-session

About the adventure

"Lot's of players. Never enough Dungeon Masters...." So you and your friends want to play DND, but you need a dungeon master. You've looked around but can't find a good one, so you've decided to take up the call. Good for you! The world needs more DMs, and you've come to the right place. I've been DMing 5E for almost three years now, running a couple of different campaigns here on StartPlaying. In this session, I'll go over the basics of being a dungeon master and how to use your new best friend, DND Beyond. If you decide to continue down the rabbit whole then I'll provide you with link for further sessions, which will cost $15 for training costs (it's not cheap to be a DM, you should be aware of that before getting two deep). You will need two things to participate in this session: DND Beyond, Discord. A decent internet connection and a headset to cut down on noise feedback will also help. This is the first session. If you take this session and wish to continue, you'll be put on a list with others to continue on with the training. Further training will put you with a cohort of other DM's. In the cohort, you'll each be given a chance to be the dungeon master while the other members run your dungeon. I'll be advising you and will stop gameplay as necessary to explain DM tips and tricks and other components of DMing.

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6 years as a TTRPG player

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Brings Tabletop Simulator - DnD Beyond - Zoom - Discord to the table

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How to prepare

Something for note taking would not be inappropriate.

What I provide

DND Beyond, Tabletop Simulator, experience and advice.

Content warnings


Safety tools used


How will character creation work

Character Creation will happen as part of the tutorial process of learning to be a DM. You must know how characters are created to better instruct your players.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Low
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: Beginner

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