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Michael Pucci

1 year on StartPlaying

296 games hosted

Highly rated for: Storytelling, Creativity, Teacher

Average response time: Under 1 hour

Response rate: 100%

About me

First and foremost, I am a writer, reader, and storyteller by trade and at heart. I am a seasoned GM who has been playing since middle school in 1998 with D&D 3e. I have been DMing since 2000 and have been DMing D&D 5e specifically since 2018. I have a penchant for new players as I am a fair and reasonable DM. I'm patient and willing to teach and allow others to learn to play in all aspects, whether it's the dynamics of combat or growth with roleplaying. Come meet some of my current and past players on my Discord Server. Message me for the link. I have been building my homebrew world of Grakloros since 2010. I have run many campaigns in this world. I have maps created in Campaign Cartographer 3+ and a YouTube channel dedicated to the lore of my world. I have two campaign settings featuring my world: The God's Reach setting where my One-Shot games takes place, and the Bones and Barbarians setting that I GM for my crew on Twitch on Thursdays from 7-9pm EST. We have concluded season 2! Announcements for Season 3 will be coming around August 2024. I am excited to introduce B&B as I have been developing it for many years. My Discord Server is open to any and all past and present players. I host players from all across the US, Europe, and Australia. Come and join what I like to call "my extended D&D family." LGBTQ+ Friendly Neurodivergent Friendly New Player Friendly Discount Programs!!!!! - A very underused option. I offer a few: A) The Refer a Friend Program - easy stuff, you get a friend of yours to join a game and when they play their 4th paid session, you get 4 weeks free! That's 4 full weeks of unlimited games, meaning that within those 4 weeks you can try out any game I'm running (open seats permitting) for FREE! B) The Family Discount - want your spouse, significant other, mom, dad, sibling, or cousin to play with you? Great! What better way to get grandmama to learn DND than to split the cost between you. It functions like a "buy one-get one free" or "two at half-price" deal. C) NEW!!! The Try a Second Game Half Off Deal - a lot of Pro GM's offer this and I'm adding it to my list. Some stipulations, As long as you've played 4 paid games and you join a second game, that game will be half of its original price. This is a 2 month trial period deal. After those 2 months, the price goes back to it's original starting price. If you enjoy the game, I would hope you would find it worthy to continue. However, if you didn't like it, at least it didn't break the bank

GM style

I love roleplaying and try my best to promote it in my games. I enjoy helping my players come out of their shell and immerse themselves in their characters and the environment. I do what I can with voices, I may not be a professional voice actor but I think it's one of the most enjoyable parts about DMing. I enjoy combat and playing to the characters strengths and weaknesses. I get great fun out of giving my players their time to shine. I also love putting them in challenging situations where they need to think outside the box. I believe I am a fair DM. I don't enjoy killing of PCs, and will never do so for sport. Unfortunately, some times the dice call for it. I prefer to watch my players grow with their characters and see the mission to it's end and all the rewards that come with it! I am willing to set the table based on the teams' preferences. Do you like immersive roleplay or do you want to just kick the door down and beat up some ogres? I'm here to lay out an adventure and facilitate your playstyle as long as it agrees with the other PCs. In the end, we are all here to have fun!


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