Feature articles for DMs and Players.

Play a New RPG Month

September 17, 2011
For Players

All right, people, listen up. October is Play a New RPG Month. Hadn’t you heard? No? Well, that’s because it’s a new thing. The folks over at the Dice of Doom podcast started it as a result of their Great Gaming Experiment. What’s that, you ask? Oh, come on. If you aren’t following the...
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Defining Your Game

August 14, 2011
Setting the PCs Up to Fail

You know what pisses me off? I know what you’re thinking: everything. And yes, that’s true. But it was a rhetorical question as a lead in to a point. So just go ahead and say “I don’t know, Angry DM, what pisses you off?” And then I can say “people who say ‘I had...
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Tearing 4E a New One: Short Rests and Encounter Resources

February 22, 2011
For DMs

Wherein the Angry DM takes a very critical look at encounter resources, short rests, and what they are doing to your game for better or for worse.
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Taking the Game Seriously

November 6, 2010
Taking the Game Seriously

Wherein The Angry DM explores Gamma World as a serious RPG, rambles about the game's lack of focus, and defends his performance of the "crit dance."
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Playing Mind Games: The Peanut Butter Conundrum

August 28, 2010
For DMs

Wherein The Angry DM discusses the impact of having too many options, gives DMs permission to place limits, and discusses useful CIA interrogation techniques for your game.
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