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:
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…