DMs of Vancouver

Recent Episodes

  • September 18, 2017

    Episode 8: Chad Charest & Magic Items

    In this episode we talk to Chad Charest about magic items. We go over some basic tips on when to give them out to your players, and also talk about some of the ins & outs of creating brand new ones for your players. If you’ve got questions yo...

  • September 04, 2017

    Episode 7: Ayla Collins & Being A New DM

    This episode is a bit more freeform – we talk to Ayla Collins about what it’s like to be a new DM, things we’ve all discovered, and the stuff we love about being a DM. If you’ve got questions you’d like us to dive into, get in touch on Facebook o...

  • August 21, 2017

    Episode 6: Joeseph Stilwell & Historical Inspiration

    This episode we find ourselves talking to Joseph Stilwell about getting inspiration from ancient history, as well as myths and legends. Want advice on how to use historical figures as templates for creating good NPCs? Or maybe you want to adapt a ...

  • August 07, 2017

    Episode 5: Sean Hobbis & Scope and Campaign Length

    In this episode we talk to Sean Hobbis about managing campaign scope and length. As a newer DM, it can be useful to reign in your scope and focus on a single city or region, instead of trying to create a whole world from scratch. We go over a few ...

  • July 24, 2017

    Episode 4: Anna Braumberger & Player Schedules

    This episode we talk to Anna about dealing with scheduling games when everybody has a crazy schedule. How do you deal with a player missing a session, or multiple sessions in a row? If you’ve got questions you’d like us to dive into, get in touch...

  • July 10, 2017

    Episode 3: Craig Chapman & The Impact of Death

    In this episode we talk to Craig Chapman about what to do when a character dies at the table. How do you deal with the emotions at the table? How do you deal with things like getting a character resurrected? If you’ve got questions you’d like us ...

  • June 15, 2017

    Episode 2: Jason Romein & Building Encounters

    Our buddy Jason Romein has been DM-ing for 20 years, and has plenty of experience building encounters. We talk to him about the basics of building encounters that will challenge your players, and give them plenty of opportunities to shine. If yo...

  • May 18, 2017

    Episode 1: Ray Blackmore & Session Zero

    Hey! Welcome to our very first episode. Today we sit down to talk with our buddy Ray, who has nearly two decades of DM-ing experience. The topic is Session Zero. If you’ve never heard of Session Zero, you’re in luck! In this episode we go over so...

  • May 15, 2017

    Episode 0: Introduction!

    Hey folks. We’re the DMs of Vancouver. We’re two new DMs, who are looking to get better at being Dungeon Masters for our friends. To do this, we figured we’d sit down and talk with our other friends who have decades of DM experience and pick thei...

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