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Damon, Your Best Friend
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Damon, Your Best Friendhe/him

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8 years
GM for
8 years
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189 games

About me

"You know, I've always wanted to play D&D, but I've never had a group to play with." Hi, my name is Damon, and I am ready to become your best friend and your favorite dungeon master! Step into my tavern - and allow me curate a tale for you and your fellow travelers - a tale of heroics, misdeeds, tomfoolery, and shenanigans! I've been obsessed with TTRPGs and storytelling ever since I was a CR 1/4. I play with mostly newcomers and with a few veterans, and even ran a campaign for middle-schoolers for their after-school program. All are welcome! With an extensive background in theatre production, writing, and sound design - you can expect a thrilling cinematic story to unfold before you - filled with drama, laughter, glory, and heartbreak. Not to mention fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles… you get it. D&D may be be the biggest game out there, but it's not the only game out there! Feel free to reach out to me if you want to talk about running a system that may be new to you! Find me on Discord and let's chat! DamonBFG#4061 Or find me on Roll20!

GM style

Playstyle. Here's what you get with me as your GM. I have a very cinematic style of story-telling, making my players characters feel like action-fantasy heroes. I maintain a balance of role-playing, exploration, and combat by doing the following: I like the role-playing to feel genuine, heartfelt, and with plenty of laughter, I like the exploration to feel epic and wondrous, and I like the combat to feel heart-pumping and visceral. From a technical perspective, you can expect varied character voices, accents, and sound effects. I use a combination of custom made and premade/modified battle maps. And of course I always have the perfect soundtrack and even theme songs selected for player characters. I like to create a tangible world that is a living and breathing organism, and a story that everyone has an equal part in telling. I want this to be the fantasy series with you in the starring role! Respect. Respect is the most important factor when it comes to the relationship between the GM and their players, as well as the players with each other. At the (virtual) table we will respect each others choices, lifestyles, time, and general humanity. It doesn't cost anything to be kind. Expectations. You let me know what your comfort level is and what it is you are hoping to get out of our sessions. It's important that everyone is on the same page when it comes to what everyone's expectations are for the style of gameplay as well as the content involved. Inspiration. My inspiration comes from everywhere: video games, fantasy films and literature, and plenty of my favorite actual play shows and podcasts. While I try not to "copy" the likes of Brennan Lee Mulligan, Griffin McElroy, Aabria Iyengar, and Matt Mercer - they are all so amazing so naturally I have picked up a few things here and there by watching them and how they tell stories - whilst obviously staying true to myself and my own style. Homebrew: Recollection If you're interested in my homebrew campaign, I've designed it to be a good fit for newcomers with the intensity and scale growing as the players and player characters are growing. It has been play-tested with 10 different groups, two of which is still together and have been together for one year now. The setting is at it's core a traditional fantasy setting centered around extraplanar threats to the world and is designed it to hit on a few different genres: Mystery, Warfare, Intrigue, Seafaring, Spelunking, Gothic Horror, Lovecraftian Horror, Angels and Devils, Demons and Fey - and of course, Dungeons and Dragons - and at the center of it all - Memories. What does it mean to Live and Die, and what part do our Memories play?

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