So You Want To Be A Game Master: Everything You Need to Start Your Tabletop Adventure for Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder, and Other Systems (Paperback)
Become the Ultimate Game Master
Thanks to tabletop roleplay, millions of fans are creating unforgettable collaborative stories. No matter what roleplaying game you want to play, this book is the key to unlocking endless adventure!
Award-winning game designer Justin Alexander has created an incredible compendium of advice and maps, perfect for any aspiring Game Master. This book is packed with the strategies you need to create amazing dungeons, battles, roleplay encounters, and more. Full of practical, hands-on advice and sample maps, just reading the first chapter of this book will have you ready to run a game in less than an hour. From there, Justin teaches you all the skills and techniques you need to explore dungeons, solve mysteries, steal priceless artifacts, unravel strange conspiracies, and venture forth on epic journeys!
No matter what game you’re playing, this book is the key to unlocking the limitless realms of your imagination.
About the Author
Justin Alexander is the RPG Developer at Atlas Games and the co-creator of the Infinity roleplaying game and the deluxe edition of Magical Kitties Save the Day. He has previously worked with Fantasy Flight Games, Modiphius, Goodman Games, Steve Jackson Games, Dream Pod 9, Realms of Fantasy, Game Trader Magazine, and many others. The Alexandrian, his ENnie Award-winning website, is a huge online resource for players and game masters alike. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
“It’s not just the same old stuff you’ve heard time and again. Inside you’ll find amazing ideas and actionable advice that any Game Master will find useful.”
—Monte Cook, co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition
“I wish I had Justin’s book when I was 15. It would have made me a better DM, like it will make you a better DM.”
—Matthew Colville, creator of Running the Game