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Tired of spending hours preparing for an RPG session?

This book began as a series of blog posts at

Provided are tips and advice you need to become a no-prep gamemaster. It is organized into three sections: Arcana, Three Keys, and Arrows in the Quiver.

The Arcana section deals with my history and struggles with learning how to gamemaster and why I decided to stop preparing for sessions.

The Three Keys section is the heart of the No-Prep Gamemaster. These short chapters provide the framework on which anyone can begin to gamemaster without preparation.

Arrows in the Quiver is a selection of tips and tricks that a GM can use at any time to cut down preparation time.

Explore more dicegeeks resources that help you cut down GM prep.

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Yann E July 24, 2020 7:22 pm UTC
What differences with return of the lazy dungeon master?
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Erik B May 27, 2020 10:33 pm UTC
All random? Come on guys, it's something absolutely beautiful with a well prepared and thoroughly planned campaign or adventure. No tables can beat that!
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Matthew W November 01, 2019 2:12 pm UTC
To what extent is this guide primarily focused on OSR, dungeon-crawl style gaming? How useful is it for other sorts of games--say, if I wanted to run one focus on political intrigue using Fate Core?
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Matthew D November 01, 2019 4:46 pm UTC
I'd say the main focus is dungeon-style games. However, there are some key concepts that apply to other types of games.
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Jesse H November 01, 2019 7:38 am UTC
The preview doesn't actually preview anything..?
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Matthew D November 01, 2019 4:34 pm UTC
I just checked and the preview is displaying properly. Please try it again. Maybe there was an issue with the site at the time.
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Jesse H November 01, 2019 9:15 pm UTC
No, as in, the preview doesn't actually preview any supposed content - it's just the cover, table of contents and a longwinded foreword.
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