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Joseph Shields
Professional Game Master
Joseph Shields he/him

16 Reviews

LGBTQ+
Published Writer

Player for
9 years
GM for
7 years
Hosted over
22 games

About me

🎲 Joseph Passionate TTRPG Game Master | LGBTQ Advocate | Roleplay Enthusiast 🌈 About Me: Hey there! I'm Joseph, a dedicated Game Master with a love for tabletop role-playing games (TTRPGs). Since 2013, I've been immersed in the captivating worlds of TTRPGs, both as a player and behind the screen as a Game Master. I find immense joy in not only exploring fantastical realms but also in sharing that experience with others. 🎭 Roleplay Aficionado: Roleplay isn't just a game mechanic for meβ€”it's a way of life. I thrive on the creative storytelling and immersive character interactions that TTRPGs offer. As a seasoned Game Master, I've had the privilege of guiding countless adventurers through epic tales, and I'm always up for weaving new narratives. πŸŽ“ Teaching the Craft: One of my greatest pleasures is introducing newcomers to the world of TTRPGs. I find fulfillment in teaching the ropes, explaining the intricacies of gameplay, and helping others discover the magic of tabletop gaming. Whether you're a seasoned player or a complete beginner, I'm here to make the TTRPG experience enjoyable for everyone. πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Proud Member of the LGBTQ Community: As a proud member of the LGBTQ community, I value inclusivity and diversity in gaming spaces. Creating a welcoming environment where everyone can be their authentic selves is a priority for me. Let's roll the dice and embark on adventures together, celebrating the uniqueness that each player brings to the table. πŸ”— Connect with Me: Let's connect and share our love for TTRPGs! Feel free to reach out for game recommendations, storytelling tips, or just to chat about our favorite characters.


GM style

In my TTRPG realm, I specialize in immersive storytelling with player-driven narratives. Your choices actively shape the unfolding story, and I prioritize character-focused experiences, emphasizing meaningful connections and individual moments. Balancing challenges, including strategic combat and puzzles, ensures an engaging journey for all. Humor is woven into the adventure, complementing detailed descriptions that bring the world to life. Open-world exploration is encouraged, revealing hidden secrets and diverse cultures. Our campaign is a collaborative canvas, welcoming player creativity and adapting to unforeseen twists. Get ready for a TTRPG experience where storytelling, camaraderie, and exploration converge seamlessly!


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