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Your Game Minister

2 years on StartPlaying

2 games hosted

Highly rated for: Inclusive, Creativity, Storytelling

About me

Greetings from Your Game Minister, Craig Schwalenberg. I am an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister and a professional Game Master. I've been playing and running games for 33+ years and have been a professional Game Master for 3+ years. I am most familiar with Dungeons & Dragons (all editions, but 5e is my preference). I have also played and/or run Pathfinder, Hero Kids, G.U.R.P.S., Shadowrun, Vampire (and other games in the White Wolf system), FATE, TOON, Warhammer RPG, Numenera, and many others. I have used Roll20 and Fantasy Grounds for on-line role-playing, but prefer to just use Zoom with maps on As a Game Master, I prefer games with high role-playing and collaborative storytelling. I am skilled at improvisation and time-management. I'm a trained, experienced storyteller and incorporate that into every game I run. I specialize at teaching new people how to play and love working with mixed-age groups. To learn more about my Games Ministry, visit

GM style

I'm a trained storyteller, so my games tend to focus on collaborative storytelling and role-playing. I prefer "Theater of the Mind" for combat, but will supplement it with basic maps and tokens to help players visualize and plan tactically. I love role-playing and reward players for it. Our goal is to have fun, and we are all responsible for creating a safe gaming environment that is fun for everyone.


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