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Pax (he/him)





Less than a year on StartPlaying


19 games hosted


Highly rated for: Knows the Rules, Creativity, Inclusive


Average response time: 3 hours


Response rate: 100%

About me

Hello all, my name is Pax (Cody) and I'll (hopefully) be your new game master! I've been running games regularly since 2008, but really sharpened my skills when I started GMing for Adventurer's League in early 2015. Since then I've run at least two games a week with many successful campaigns along the way. I have a wealth of experience taking established modules and tweaking them to run more smoothly, better invest the characters in the narrative, and expound on the content for a more dynamic and impactful story. If you're looking for a reliable GM with a strong grasp of the rules, experience with large groups, enjoys teaching new players, and has a fondness for emergent storytelling, look no further!

GM style

My GMing style has been referred to as "compelling and diabolical". I tend to stick closer to rules as written, ignore physics, and do my best to adjudicate disputes and murky rules fairly and consistently. I like a balance of combat, roleplay, and investigation in each session but tailor the specifics to fit the group's playstyle. I'm a firm believer in rolling openly at the table as a GM, as well as the philosophy of 'there's always a bigger fish' for more ambitious players. I do my best to do character voices for NPCs and encourage players to invest themselves as well. I enjoy rewarding creativity, risk-taking, and resourcefulness.

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