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Dylan
Streamer
Podcaster
LGBTQ+
Queer
Neurodivergent
Artist
Teacher/Educator
Women/Femme Identifying
PX

Less than a year on StartPlaying

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Highly rated for: Storytelling, Voices, Inclusive


About me

Hi, I'm Dylan! I'm an experienced GM, who just started taking my hobby to the next level. In my day jobs, I'm a voice teacher and a freelance artist, but ttrpgs are my true passion. I'm known for my compassion and positivity- both of which are super important, because my favourite games lean into the horror genre, and I always want my players to feel safe with me! I work to ensure that my games are suitable for both beginning and experienced players, and always incorporate your needs and wants into every campaign. I'm a huge fan of D&D and Call of Cthulhu, but I often dip my toes into other systems to bring in the elements of them that I love! I run largely published modules (for campaigns in D&D: Curse of Strahd, Descent Into Avernus, etc. and Call of Cthulhu: Masks of Nyarlathotep, The Golden Dawn, Horror on the Orient Express, etc.) but am completely willing to pick up a new module for your group- although I might take some extra time to prep! Even though I love a good horror narrative, I truly believe horror is at its most effective when surrounded by levity. Expect a lot of laughs at my table! Some of my favourite genres are: Cosmic horror Cozy, low-stakes fantasy Satire And, hey, if you're looking for an actual play stream and podcast, check my group out at callofthesmiteyboys on most social media platforms!!


GM style

I prefer a roleplay-heavy game, with a strong focus on characters. One of my core philosophies is that, as a player, your choices need to matter! I never want you to feel railroaded. I prioritize safety and use several safety mechanisms, as well as centralizing player joy and collaborative story-telling. No two campaigns will go the same way, and that's what makes TTRPGs so fun! I think it's so important to get to know my players on some level before we play, as well as to understand their character. I am absolutely willing to spend the time to do that with you, and I have all the tools I could ever think of to make it easy! My voice training means I have a whole lot of fun doing character voices, and my art background means that I often bring my own maps (only if a group doesn't enjoy theatre of the mind, which is my personal preference!), and that my commissions are always open if you want some character art done!


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