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Learn to Play: Become a Professional Dungeon Master!

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Learn to Play: Become a Professional Dungeon Master!

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord

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  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

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About the adventure

Course Description: This course is designed for individuals who want to become professional dungeon masters in the world of tabletop roleplaying games. Through a series of lectures, discussions, and hands-on activities, students will learn the skills, knowledge, and techniques needed to create and run immersive and engaging game sessions. Course Goals: By the end of this course, students should be able to: 1. Understand the fundamentals of tabletop roleplaying games and their history. 2. Create compelling characters, settings, and storylines. 3. Develop and implement game mechanics and rules. 4. Manage player dynamics and create a fun and engaging gaming experience for all participants. 5. Market themselves and their skills as professional dungeon masters. Course Outline: Week 1: Introduction to Roleplaying Games • History and development of roleplaying games • Understanding the mechanics and rules of tabletop games • The role of the dungeon master in tabletop games Week 2: Building Worlds and Characters • Creating immersive settings and worlds • Crafting compelling characters and narrative arcs • Using improvisation and storytelling techniques Week 3: Crafting Game Mechanics and Rules • Understanding game mechanics and rules • Creating balanced and fair game systems • Developing house rules and custom mechanics Week 4: Player Management and Game Design • Managing player dynamics and group dynamics • Creating engaging and challenging encounters • Designing a campaign and session structure Week 5: Marketing and Networking • Building a professional online presence • Networking with potential clients and players • Building a portfolio of work and testimonials

Professional Game Master

The Kindly Cleric


16 Reviews

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25 years as a TTRPG player

15 years as a Game Master

23 games hosted

Brings Player Manuals, Miniatures, Tilesets, Pre-Generated Character Sheets, Thematic Music and Sound Effects, Alchemy RPG to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

We will be making the syllabus and materials available to you on Google Drive. This will include a syllabus, course documents, character sheets, maps, and any other relevant information. However, I wanted to suggest that you may also want to have a copy of the player's manual nearby during our sessions. While we will be going over the rules and mechanics of the game, having a manual on hand can provide a helpful reference point. If you do not have access to a player's manual, please let me know and I can provide recommendations for where to purchase or obtain one.

What I provide

Our team of experienced teachers and players will be bringing their combined knowledge and expertise to the table, offering insights and advice on how to succeed in this industry. From character creation and storytelling to marketing and networking, we will cover a wide range of topics to help you and your players excel in the world of tabletop roleplaying games. I am confident that you will find these sessions both informative and enjoyable. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. Thank you, and I look forward to working with you all.

Gameplay details

I am writing to invite you to join me in taking the "Become a Professional Dungeon Master" course. If you have ever been interested in tabletop roleplaying games or have just started playing, this course is perfect for you. We will learn the fundamentals of roleplaying games and their history, how to create immersive settings and worlds, and how to develop and implement game mechanics and rules. We will also learn how to manage player dynamics and create a fun and engaging gaming experience for all participants. I know you may be hesitant to take this course if you are new to tabletop gaming, but I want to assure you that this course is designed for all skill levels. Even if you have just started playing, you can succeed in this course and become a professional dungeon master. So, come join me in this exciting adventure and let's learn how to create and run immersive and engaging game sessions together.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Session 0
How will character creation work

We will take a session to walk you through character creation. This will help you understand the basics of selecting races, classes, and backgrounds with your players that will help them feel successful in game!

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Medium
  • Experience Level: Open to all

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