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Eric Johnsen
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Eric Johnsenhe/him

9 Reviews

Player for
14 years
GM for
8 years
Hosted over
83 games

About me

Hi. I’m Eric. I’m 36 years old and work as an IT professional. I’ve been playing tabletop games for nearly eleven years, and most of that time has been spent in Pathfinder. I’ve been GMing for the majority of that time, and picking up games as a player when I can. I’m a huge fan of Pathfinder (and other systems) actual play podcasts, such as the Glass Cannon Podcast or Find the Path, and often take inspiration from some of them. I’m also an avid video gamer, some favorites include Pathfinder: Kingmaker, Cities: Skylines, Stellaris, X-com 2, and more.

GM style

I like to be adaptive and responsive while I’m running games. I’ll roll with a scenario where the party chooses to go off-book and am happy to accommodate spontaneous roleplay or side adventures. That being said, I’ll always keep in mind how the world moves around you - if you delay saving the king to go raid a goblin lair, there’s a chance you might be too late to save him. I also tend not to pull punches or fudge rolls - if you miss a perception check to spot loot, stumble into a trap, or suffer a nasty crit during combat, then I will play it out according to the dice. I will play with the goal of throwing you into a threatening and difficult, but not insurmountable, world. Overall, my focus is on fun and enjoyment, and I firmly believe that is best achieved through a balance between healthy roleplay, tactical challenge, and dramatic tension.

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