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Sam Richardson

Less than a year on StartPlaying


11 games hosted


Highly rated for: Storytelling, Creativity, Inclusive

About me

Hi, I'm Sam! I'm a GM and player who's been enjoying tabletop games since being introduced to them in middle school. I've been running games for players both old and new since 2015, and have completed several multi-year campaigns, as well as a string of shorter games. I am the current GM of "Pest Control", an actual-play Monster of the Week show that has been running since 2022, produced in collaboration with the AltHaven TTRPG network, and I have been a regular performer on several other shows including "Hijinks & Handlebars" (Kids on Bikes, 2018-2020), and "$2 Creature Feature" (2021/2022). I have experience running D&D 5e, Monster of the Week, Beam Saber, Kids on Bikes, Kids on Brooms, Monsterhearts, Icarus, Alice is Missing, The Ground Itself, Blades in the Dark, The Quiet Year, Dungeon World, Good Society, and more.

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My passions are for creating player-driven, role-playing-forward games with a strong narrative backing where everyone can feel comfortable at the table. I love to introduce new people to the wonderful world of tabletop games!

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