I Made These 5 newbie DM Mistakes So You Don’t Have To!

A few weeks/months (who’s counting) ago I wrote a piece on D&D Etiquette. It was a popular piece but I was very conscious of one criticism – that it was written entirely from the perspective of how to be a better player. This is fine, but I feel there are plenty of things for DM’s to learn too, especially me, as I’ve only been running my first campaign for a couple of months.

Here are 5 flaws that I’ve discovered with my own DM style:

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10 Things You Need to Respect About D&D Ettiquette

This post might seem a little harsh, so it’s important to know that this isn’t meant to be a personal attack on anyone, rather it’s supposed to make you a better player and RPGer in general. The below points have been collected mainly from talking to other DMs and thankfully only a minority of my own experiences (including times where I have committed the crime!)

So, disclaimer in place and without further ado…

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How to Paint a Savage Orc Bloodbowl Team – Part 1

Howdy Folks,

Over on my showcase post Jules asked if I would do a step by step for painting my converted Savage Orc Bloodbowl team – The Green Fist Smackaz.

I’d be happy to Jules!

Blood Bowl Team The Green Fist Smackaz

The Green Fist Smackaz

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Top 5 tips for Hobbying with a Family

Many of us are trying to balance our hobby time with the pressures of real world life. One of the biggest pressures, for me anyway, is finding time to paint and play while also looking after two little girls with my wife. Having hobby time is important though, it keeps me connected to the community and it gives me a way of unwinding from the day of screaming and nappy changes. So here are my 5 top tips on how to get some painting time in.

painting time

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