From the DM’s Chair: Session Zero

When coming to start a new Dungeons and Dragons campaign, laden down with notes, books and plotted maps of a freshly detailed setting, the first thing many a DM desires is to do is jump straight into the action, get the story going immediately, and there is nothing wrong with this approach. However, there is … Continue reading From the DM’s Chair: Session Zero

From the DM’s Chair: Filling in the blanks and ways to start your campaign

So, you've got your setting map all laid out and an overall idea of the big picture of your campaign. We're not ready to start our campaign yet, however. Drawing the map is only half the battle for making a setting, it still needs filling. After all, a world isn't just a map with a … Continue reading From the DM’s Chair: Filling in the blanks and ways to start your campaign

From the DM’s Chair: Creating a Setting

You've gotten your game group together and, now you've got your group of friends all set up, it's time to start prepping for the actual game. The only issue is you, perhaps like me originally, might not have thought that far ahead. Welcome to From the DM's Chair, I'm Shadowonthewall and today, we'll be looking … Continue reading From the DM’s Chair: Creating a Setting