You’ve prepped adventures, you’ve developed and ran a lot of encounters, you know the ins and outs of 4th Edition but ahead lurks the dark waters of the epic tier. This book is written... More > for Dungeon Masters planning to run epic tier Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition games. Running epic tier D&D 4th edition games is very different from running games at the heroic or paragon tier. With the vast number of feats, powers, and items available by any single PC, some devastating combinations of powers will no doubt show up at your table. PCs can recover hit points without using healing surges. They can kill minions with no actions spent. They can paralyze and quickly slay just about any single monster, solo or not. Dealing with all of this while you run a great game is challenging. Let this book be your guide.< Less
You love Dungeons and Dragons. As an experienced dungeon master you've run dozens, if not hundreds of games. You put a lot of work into making your games great. What if there's another way to look at... More > how you prepare your game? What if it turned out you could spend less time, less energy, and have a better game as a result?
It's time to unleash the Lazy Dungeon Master.
The Lazy Dungeon Master shows a new approach to game preparation, one that takes less time and gives your game the freedom to grow at the table. This book will help dungeon master prepare awesome games for any version of D&D.
Whether you play 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Pathfinder, or the D&D Next playtest; The Lazy Dungeon Master has tips, techniques, and advice to make preparation easier and help you run a flexible and entertaining game.< Less
This Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition compatible book was written to give you solid usable tips to help you build your story, design exciting encounters, and run a great game when you’re at the... More > table. It’s a short book, designed to be read quickly and referenced often. Oh yeah, and it’s got some awesome original artwork by Jared Von Hindman of Head Injury Theater.< Less