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Be A Better Battle Master

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This incredible supplement includes:

  • Game-Mastering Advice, Including Four Steps to More Cinematic Battles
  • 33 Sample Battlefield Events for Use in Your Campaign
  • 12 Sample Battlefield Locations to Inspire Your Next Session
  • Interactive Battle Flowchart
  • Two Battlefield Maps from Barker’s Homebrew World of Enchea
  • Additional Tips, Tricks, and Advice from Tabletop Terrors and A Fistful of Dice!
  • A Companion Instructional Video for Those Who Desire a More Visual Approach

An explosion rocks the castle walls, throwing debris into the air. The gates shatter and split, and the orcish horde spills into the courtyard, falling upon the weary guardsmen and hewing them down like blades of grass. The sun sets as the castle towers burn. Only heroes can turn the tide of this battle – and only the game master can make it real for the players.


Written by Michael Barker of Be a Better Game Master, this supplement gives the game master the tools and inspiration they need to run sweeping, cinematic large-scale battles using their favorite fantasy roleplaying game. Inside you’ll find pages of practical advice, interactive battle-flow worksheets, tide-turning events to make combats feel visceral and dramatic, and plenty of sample battlefields to get those mental gears turning.

Take up arms – there’s a war to be won!

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December 2nd, 2019
Well, it is quite difficult for me to write a review. Why? Because this booklet is very, very short. However, it has one brilliant idea on how to create interesting battles and/or points of decisions for adventures. If you give your players some option [...]
March 31st, 2016
As Danilo K. wrote there is very little content in this "book" for its price. 17 Pages - 1 (Cover) - 1 (Backpage) - 1 (Credits) - 2 (Thanks and foreword) - 1 (advertisement for maps) leaves with 11 pages of usable content of which 2 pages are [...]
January 8th, 2016
As with all Be A Better Game Master from Absolute Tabletop currently available on DriveThru RPG, there are good things here, but perhaps too few of them for the current price. [...]
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