If you are running your first game, chances are you are stressed out. If you have just run your fist session and nothing wen right you are probably completely overwhelmed. The first step to running a great game is understanding who your party is and what they are after. On this episode of Crit Success we discuss understanding and categorizing player types with improv terms to help you get to know your party.

About the Author
James D’Amato, the world’s foremost Kobold advocate, moved to Chicago in 2010 to train at Second City and iO in the art of improvisational comedy. He now uses that education to introduce new people to role-playing, and teach die-hard Grognards new tricks.

One comment on “The Heart, Head, and X Factor

  1. G. Diaz says:

    If there were a higher learning curriculum for DMing/GMing, this episode would be a part of it. There’s some good, foundational knowledge here that I wish I had been privy to back when I first took the DM mantle. It would’ve saved much pain on both sides of the table. Thanks, Mr. D’Amato!

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