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Stephanie Bryant (mortaine)
Cost Per Player
$15.00

Professional Game Master
Stephanie Bryant (mortaine)she/her

25 Reviews


Player for
40 years
GM for
20 years
Hosted over
14 games

About me

I've been running games since the 90's, and have been a game designer since 2010. I tend towards light-hearted games with heavy role-play, and fights that are meaningful. I'm also an experienced Adventurers League DM and organizer. If you're looking to play some of the weird, fun, combat-light, role-play heavy adventures available in AL, definitely reach out to me. I am very good introducing new players to the hobby in general, whether that's in D&D 5e/Adventurer's League, or in one of the many many many game systems that are lighter mechanically and more accessible to new folks. In particular, if you're a woman or non-binary person (NB of all stripes) or a group thereof who are looking for a great introduction to role playing games with a non-threatening, supportive female GM, please get in touch! I love introducing other non-men to the hobby, and have a great track record. I'm located in Las Vegas, Nevada, and am available for in-person groups and one-shots, if all players are fully vaccinated for covid-19. I'm willing to do bachelor/bachelorette parties in person if all players are fully vaccinated. For everyone's safety, I will bring a partner with me to any in-person parties at hotel rooms. If you're looking for a custom time slot, you can find my full availability on Calendly: https://calendly.com/mortaine/30min (note that this is my consulting page, not my pro-GM page; please book your game via StartPlayingGames; this link is just for availability.) Some bona-fides: I wrote Threadbare RPG, several adventures including Can't Sleep Clowns Will Eat Me, co-authored Mx Universe (a non-binary/trans fashion pageant LARP game) and 20 years worth of technical documentation. I currently work at Roll20. I use money earned from GMing to pay for beautiful artwork for the next game project I publish.


GM style

I tend to be narrative-focused and really enjoy running systems like Powered by the Apocalypse, Fate, Gumshoe, Dramasystem, and Fiasco. I love role-play and non-combat solutions to problems. I use safety tools like the X Card, Script Change, and Lines and Veils. In Dungeons & Dragons, I tend to prefer less combat-heavy adventures in favor of role-playing, exploration, and homesteading. I've been an organized play/Adventurers League DM and organizer in the past, and find that suits my style well for D&D. I have a lead time of about 2 weeks for a booking, to give me time to schedule and prep your session. I'm an admin on Roll20, so I use that for sessions where we need more than a voice connection and dice. I live in Las Vegas and am also available for in-person games, with safety protocols in place.


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