Episode 32 of Nerdarchy the Podcast Year One. First off this episode is a bit of a double episode combining two different longer vids into one podcast. It seemed to make sense since they kind of go together. We get into some world building with this one. First we start off by looking at some […]
Dungeon Master: “You’ve been fighting and slaying monsters all day. Your caster’s spells are nearly depleted, all of you bare wounds, and you’ve just stabilized the halfling rogue who is unconscious. What do wish to do?” The players of the adventuring party nearly in unison: “We make camp.”
Do you have difficulty, as a DM, surprising your players? Do they always seem to know whether an encounter is going to go their way? Do they always figure out a strategy that stomps your encounter flat? How does it make you feel?… Enough of that let us check out a DM trick,, part of […]
Welcome to another week of Nerdarchy content. This week we’ve covered everything from D&D player’s tips, game master tips, and all kinds of other dungeons and dragons topics. We also have a Nerdarchy fan art submission based off of our chimera video we did. Chimera variant the Golden Chimera by artist- Justin Lewis
Many a Game Master spend months thinking of these grand worlds and epic wars that shape the campaign arc with which they are going to start their story. Others go back and forth between using some cataclysmic event or an ancient evil for the backdrop that affects the people and their lives. I just roll […]
Greetings and welcome to our weekly nerdy news. This is were we go over what happened what Nerdarchy has done over the past week. We create a Cover via Amazon lot of content here on the website as well as over on the Nerdarchy YouTube channel. Below is all the links to articles as well […]
Almost everyone who has played a magic user long enough has gotten themselves into a tight spot where the spells they have are not what they need. Either during other players’ turns or after the encounter is over we think of a custom spell that would have gotten the job done. One major problem with […]
Whether you are a game master or a player, the unique weapons and special powers found in anime series can liven up a gaming experience. Personally, I really enjoy watching anime. so doing game master “homework” is easy While there are many places to draw inspiration from the following are my top 10 anime series […]
We have all been there … the map is setup, the pizza is on it’s way, and the Game Master has begun to explain the problem in a low country accented voice on how ankhegs be bustin’ out of them there fields, swallowerin’ mi pegs ‘hole. This farmer could really use some help from some […]
This is part 2 of my Top 10 Anime Series to Checkout When Writing Fiction | Game Master Tips –click here for part 1. This list is not in any particular rating order. I didn’t want to do a countdown list for my Game Master Tips. Why not? Well. Is Fullmetal Alchemist better than Cowboy Bebop? […]
There comes a time in every anime watching, RPG playing, nerd’s life when they are inspired by their top 10 anime series. Below are my top 10 anime series for source material and some Game Master tips when writing fiction for your worlds. Some of the worlds lend themselves to certain styles of play and […]
Hello Nerdarchy reader it’s Nerdarchist Dave and I’m here to take your Dungeon Master game to the next level. Rule zero of running a RPG game is the Game Master makes the rules. Your number one job as the Game Master, Dungeon Master, Referee, Story Teller, or whatever you are calling the guy or gal […]
Hello and welcome to another article here at Nerdarchy.com. My name is Nerdarchist Dave and I’ll be laying down some Game Master Tips for you today. Have you ever struggled with getting your players involved in your game? Maybe they ignore every one of your plot hooks. Perhaps they just aren’t willing to interact with […]
I’ve been throwing funny shaped dice with my friends for more years than I care to admit. For most of those games I’ve run the game as the Dungeon Master. Most of those years I spent making thing far more difficult for myself than necessary.
“He had it comingHe had it comingHe only had himself to blameIf you’d have been thereIf you’d have seen itI betcha you wouldHave done the same!”-“Cellblock Tango” from Chicago a musical by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and a book by Ebb and Bob Fosse.