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Bullet Journaling for Gamemasters


Advice on adapting the popular organizational tool for tabletop roleplaying games.

Bullet Journaling for Gamemasters provides you with tips for using the popular dot journal method to organize and run tabletop roleplaying games. Like roleplaying itself, what you get out of it is a matter of how much you put into it. Take what works, ignore the rest, and use the basic principles to create whatever you need to plan and track the information important to your game.

Bullet journaling combines the calendar functions of a day planner, the utility of to-do lists, and the personal touch of a diary. Having everything in one easy-to-use notebook is practical and appealing. I’ve used one for years, and have created dedicated journals for managing major projects, planning a novel, and running a tabletop roleplaying campaign. Now I’m passing my best advice on to you.

Bullet Journaling for Gamemasters includes the following:

  • An overview of the bullet journal method.
  • Advice on setting up a new campaign journal.
  • Creating and using game session logs.
  • Methods of creating various types of campaign logs.
  • Capturing ideas from session in collections.
  • Planning campaigns using collections.
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Curt K February 05, 2021 8:26 pm UTC
What it says on the tin. The authors fairly well thought out system for using a bullet journal for your game and gaming group. Could use another editorial pass, but a decent product.
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Cody S September 21, 2020 9:47 pm UTC
Amazing. I have ADHD, so storytelling is difficult for me to keep track of. This is the perfect solution.

Additionally, I've always had trouble with bullet journaling. Coming at the problem with a particular interest in mind really helped. Incidentally, also a way of focusing people with ADHD.

You should include that in your marketing!

That being said, I second Chris P. The PDF needs images of examples, at least. A Youtube video would also be immensely useful. That was my only struggle. Otherwise great!
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Lazar S November 30, 2019 12:50 am UTC
The epub file won't open on my Mac. Apple Books says the file is corrupted.
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Berin K December 01, 2019 11:21 am UTC
I just opened it in iBooks and it worked just fine. I downloaded it again, opened it in iBooks, and it worked just fine. I deleted it from the DriveThru server and re-uploaded it in case there was some back end issue, downloaded it again, opened it in iBooks, and it worked just fine. I don't know what to tell you other than trying to download it again.
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Chris P November 22, 2019 1:57 am UTC
Book could *really* use some photographs of how you set up some of your rpg journals.
Without the photos, it will be difficult to follow, and you will likely need to use other websites/google searches to understand the layout.
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Andrew R November 27, 2019 9:24 pm UTC
Agreed. I was hoping for more examples, layouts, samples.
While useful to people who haven't Bullet Journal'ed before, I was expecting more.
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Berin K December 02, 2019 7:44 am UTC
Based on feedback, there will be a revised PDF pushed in the coming week that will include photographs of key concepts and spreads.
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Rob S December 09, 2019 10:41 am UTC
Is this up yet?
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Mark G December 09, 2019 7:21 pm UTC
Bought this just now. It has not yet been updated.
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Cameron D December 22, 2019 11:44 pm UTC
Has this been updated yet? I'm waiting to buy it until it is.
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Raven C December 27, 2019 9:54 pm UTC
I'm seconding this. I've been waiting since the original comment of needing photographs and there being an updated version, that I was extremely interested. Always wanted a streamlined way of journaling a solo way for solo campaigns, but didn't want to write out every little thing. Please let us know. I'm on the edge of my seat.
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Chris P January 10, 2020 3:19 am UTC
Any ETA on the updated file?
Thank you.
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Logan L January 12, 2020 5:47 pm UTC
Also waiting to purchase until the file is updated with photos and/or examples
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Mark M February 10, 2020 7:07 pm UTC
Took one for the team and bought it to see if it has been updated with photos. As of 2/10/2020, it has not.
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February 16, 2020 6:24 am UTC
Today is 2/15. I bought this earlier this month. Looks like the author just uploaded a revised Version 2.0 yesterday, which does contain photographic examples, and is available for download if you check your library.
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