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Workshop: DM’ing for the Apocalypse: Learning from PBTA

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Workshop: DM’ing for the Apocalypse: Learning from PBTA

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  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: Open to all

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Hey there DM's! Do you wanna improve your story telling? Perhaps you're having trouble with pacing out combat and roleplay, or find it hard to find what creates a tense moment? Are you perhaps interested in learning about a different system and wanna know what you can take from other games? If you've said yes to any of the above, this workshop is for you. I'll be taking you across a few things I've learned in my stint as a DM/GM for the past 8 years, and what I took from playing a multitude of Powered By The Apocalypse or PBTA systems. I'll be introducing some key concepts from the PBTA systems and how we can work that into D&D, without all the fuss of changing too many rules. The 3 core systems being playbooks, player moves and GM Moves!

Professional Game Master

Rey Philip


25 Reviews

Game Designer

10 years as a TTRPG player

2 years as a Game Master

175 games hosted

Brings D&D Beyond Campaign, Burn Bryte, Original Maps for combat and Overworld Exploration, A heavily detailed Homebrew based in South East Asia to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Please have a working microphone and webcam. Have Discord installed as well.

What I provide

A slides presentation as well as SRD playbooks and examples.

Gameplay details

cw: fantasy depictions of violence Open Door policy; should at any time you need to leave you may do so without any prior or after explanation.

Content warnings


Safety tools used


Players can expect

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

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