Quantcast
[ 3 / biz / cgl / ck / diy / fa / g / ic / jp / lit / sci / tg / vr ] [ index / top / reports / report a bug ] [ 4plebs / archived.moe / rbt ]

If you can see this message, the SSL certificate expiration has been fixed.
Become a Patron!

/tg/ - Traditional Games


View post   

[ Toggle deleted replies ]
File: 219 KB, 1095x2380, IMG_0806.png [View same] [iqdb] [saucenao] [google] [report]
50081878 No.50081878 [Reply] [Original] [4plebs] [archived.moe]

I'm GMing a game of rogue trader tomorrow. I've only ever ran one other game and it was a year ago. Any tips for a noob GM?

>> No.50081942
File: 193 KB, 949x1180, Rocks Are Not Free.jpg [View same] [iqdb] [saucenao] [google] [report]
50081942

>>50081878
>Any tips for a noob GM?
Don't be a dick.
Plan, but remain flexible.
Be willing to make something up if the alternative is grinding the game to a halt by digging through the rulebook.
Don't be a dick.
Reward players for ingenuity.
Don't reward players for metagaming.
Don't be a dick.
Remember that the game is collaborative, not a novel, so player decisions should matter.
Don't be a dick.
Don't be a dick.

>> No.50081954

>>50081942
Haha well noted. I'll keep being a dick to a minimum. Also I do have a tm screen. If I make one, what should I put on it?

>> No.50082039

Anything else?

>> No.50082245

Expect the players to try and solve everything through orbital bombardment.

>> No.50083004
File: 115 KB, 600x337, 1475635413262.jpg [View same] [iqdb] [saucenao] [google] [report]
50083004

Find out what their fetishes are and use them to your advantage

>> No.50084127
File: 557 KB, 1014x3387, Golden Rules of DMing.png [View same] [iqdb] [saucenao] [google] [report]
50084127

>>50082039
This might be a bit helpful.

>> No.50086189

>>50081878
What kind of an RT campaign are you thinking of running? Like, will it be more politics and intrigue focused, star-trek exploration, pirates and combat?

It's possible to do it a number of different ways depending on how many players you have, what classes/backstories they have, and (most importantly) what you and your players want to get out of the game.

>>
Name (leave empty)
Comment (leave empty)
Name
E-mail
Subject
Comment
Password [?]Password used for file deletion.
Captcha
Action