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Darius Pazirandeh

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Darius Pazirandehhe/him

12 Reviews


Player for
36 years
GM for
36 years
Hosted over
69 games

About me

I've been playing and GMing RPGs for over 35 years. I currently run campaigns for my friends, some having gone on for over four years. My style of GMing is a mix of roleplaying, action, and intrigue. Big influences for me are the epic heroics of Lord of the Rings and dark fantasy such as The Sandman and The Dark Tower, sprinkled with light hearted antics and a dash of cosmic horror. I am quite experienced with D&D (5e) and Pathfinder (1e and 2e) so I am happy to run games in any of those systems, and even modify current adventures from one system to the other upon request. Although I've run completely homebrew worlds before, in order to balance gaming with family and word, I now I tend to use pre-published material and supplement it with material focused on the current players. I run a PG13 game, and I can ramp it up a bit for a more mature audience or tone it down for a younger audience (I currently run a campaign for my friends' kids aged 7-14). I have little tolerance for poor player behavior and just ask basic respect for each other during the game. I am happy to work with new players as well as more experienced ones. I currently live in Tokyo, Japan, so my availability is focused on JST. I am fairly proficient in Japanese and I am also an experienced English teacher, so this campaign is great for anyone learning English to practice while having a great adventure!


GM style

I've been playing and GMing RPGs for over 35 years. I currently run campaigns for my friends, some having gone on for over four years. My style of GMing is a mix of roleplaying, action, and intrigue. You can expect some deep roleplaying with politics and moral dilemmas, difficult and interesting tactical encounters, and epic character development themes which span the course of many adventures. Big influences for me are the epic heroics of Lord of the Rings and dark fantasy such as The Sandman and The Dark Tower, sprinkled with light hearted antics and a dash of cosmic horror. I run a PG13 game, and I can ramp it up a bit for a more mature audience or tone it down for a younger audience (I currently run a campaign for my friends' kids aged 7-14). I have little tolerance for poor player behavior and just ask basic respect for each other during the game. I am happy to work with new players as well as more experienced ones. I currently live in Tokyo, Japan, so my availability is focused on JST. I am fairly proficient in Japanese and I am also an experienced English teacher, so this campaign is great for anyone learning English to practice while having a great adventure!


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