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Dylan Allen
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Dylan Allenhe/him

5 Reviews

Player for
6 years
GM for
6 years
Hosted over
3 games

About me

I'm the kind of GM with the primary goal of everyone having a good time. I run character focused and narrative driven stories, and LOVE working with my players to see what kind of hijinks they can get up to. I write most of the adventures and all of the overall campaigns I run so that they can really focus on my players' characters. If you're a new player who wants to experience what a homebrew world can be, or even a grizzled veteran who wants to get away from the typical canned campaign, I'm the DM for you! All in all, I've run 2 multi-year weekly campaigns, a season of westmarches, several one shots, played in several short campaigns, and am currently running another long-term campaign. Along the way I've had over 20 different players that have all told me they've really enjoyed these games. It’s been a blast so far and can’t wait to add more to the CV.

GM style

Tech: I run all of my games on Roll20, using Discord for video/audio. Primary objective: Everyone has fun Collaborative Storytelling: The idea is to tell a story in which everyone contributes. I consider myself a “yes, and” or “no, but” kind of guy. The idea is for everyone to have fun telling a collaborative story, and I’m going to do everything I can to help you do your thing. Rules/Rule of Cool: The rules are there to help us tell the story and give a framework for how to figure out if something works. If the rules don't help us... let's just say that they've been bent before and they'll probably get bent again. Player Agency: It is extremely important. The PC's are the main characters, which means your decisions MATTER in terms of what happens in the world and how NPC's view you. I'm not going to force you down a path. Living World: Everyone else in the world is going to keep going on about their business and pursuing their own objectives, even when you decide to ignore them for a while. Adding some urgency to the campaign environment helps add weight to your decisions. At the end of the day, we're all here to have a good time. And that's exactly what we're going to do!

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