Episode 31 – Campaign Design Part 2: Tools We Use

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In this episode, we are missing Katie, but we carry on regardless and talk a little bit about games we have run or played in since the last recording, various upcoming conventions, current Kickstarters, as well as discuss website posts from our listeners.

The episode’s main topic is a follow up to last month’s topic, but a more in-depth look at useful tools, Campaign Design: Tools. We have a discussion about different tools and books that my be useful to help a GM design a campaign.

We hope that you enjoy the show.

If you have any comments, feedback, system you want us to talk about, or even a topic you want us to discuss; either leave a comment on this episode’s post, send us an email, or use our Contact Page! You can also post to our Facebook Community and/or Google+ Community. We’d love to hear from you and will read your email on the next episode!

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Episode 30 – Philosophy of Campaign Design

In this episode, we are missing James and John, but we carry on our courageous and noble quest to talk a little bit about games we have run or played in since the last recording as well as discuss twitter and website posts from our listeners.

The episode’s main topic is all about Campaign Design. We have a discussion about what it means to design a campaign, tips for Player Buy in and input, as well as a general discussion on how we approach design in our own ways.

We hope that you enjoy the show.

If you have any comments, feedback, system you want us to talk about, or even a topic you want us to discuss; either leave a comment on this episode’s post, send us an email, or use our Contact Page! You can also post to our Facebook Community and/or Google+ Community. We’d love to hear from you and will read your email on the next episode!

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GM Toolkit EP 2

*Warning – Explicit*

First, Look! We are kinda back on schedule… posting in the month we record in :-P. As of last month, 1d4cast is a year old, so thank you for all of our listeners for giving us encouragement :). This month we go back to our GM Toolkit series and talk about world building. Whether you realize it or not, as a GM/DM/ST, you are always building your game’s world. We hope that the tips, storys, and advice within helps you in the journey :).

Secondly, thanks goes out again to Paul, Henry, and Anthony for joining us!

If you have any comments, feedback, system you want us to talk about, or even a topic you want us to discuss; either leave a comment on this episode’s post, send us an email, or use our Contact Page! You can also post to our Facebook Community and/or Google+ Community You can even leave us feedback on Stitcher Radio, iTunes, or event Google Play Music! We’d love to hear from you and will read your message on the next episode!

Lastly here are some links from the episode you may like to visit:

– You can get “Stars Without Number” for free on Drive Thru RPG: http://goo.gl/uYkSf

– You can get the D&D 3.0\3.5 “Stronghold Builders Guide” for as low as $12.00 on Amazon.com: http://goo.gl/mYXvD

– I’ve also stumbled upon this interesting PDF and tool that may help you cut down on prep time called “D&D Instant World Builder”: http://goo.gl/eJcz5

– Google “World Building” or “Campaign Building” and you are sure to fine lots of articles and groups geared towards this topic.

Thanks for listening :D!

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