287 episodes

Game Master’s Journey is a discussion podcast for GMs and players of Dungeons & Dragons and other tabletop RPGs hosted by Lex Starwalker. The show explores strategies players and GMs can use to enhance the gaming experience for everyone at the table. Lex also discusses the creation of his homebrew D&D setting, Primordia, providing a valuable worldbuilding resource for DMs creating their own setting.

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Game Master’s Journey is a discussion podcast for GMs and players of Dungeons & Dragons and other tabletop RPGs hosted by Lex Starwalker. The show explores strategies players and GMs can use to enhance the gaming experience for everyone at the table. Lex also discusses the creation of his homebrew D&D setting, Primordia, providing a valuable worldbuilding resource for DMs creating their own setting.

    Game Master's Journey Grand Finale - Campaign Length | GMJ 287

    Game Master's Journey Grand Finale - Campaign Length | GMJ 287

    In the final episode of Game Master’s Journey, Lex discusses campaign length and why he thinks modern TV shows give us an excellent guide to follow.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Star Trek Adventures: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly | GMJ 286

    Star Trek Adventures: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly | GMJ 286

    Lex explores the Star Trek Adventures RPG. Although this is a game with a lot of flaws, there are some cool ideas and innovations you can apply to any roleplaying game. Lex gives an overview of the merits & flaws of this game, and then he explores his favorite elements and how they could be used in other games.

    • 2 hr 19 min
    Reflecting Diverse Cultures in Your World & Creating a World Your Players are Invested In | GMJ 285

    Reflecting Diverse Cultures in Your World & Creating a World Your Players are Invested In | GMJ 285

    In this worldbuilding episode, Lex explores how to created a world your players are invested in and how to increase player interest in the setting. Lex discusses how to use player ideas and PC backstories in adventures. Finally, Lex talks about how to reflect different and diverse cultures in your world, and he provides a list of anthropological resources to give you some ideas.

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Worldbuilding for Small-Scale Stories & Using Cliches | GMJ 284

    Worldbuilding for Small-Scale Stories & Using Cliches | GMJ 284

    Lex returns to Game Master's Journey to discuss worldbuilding. In the first of a two episode series, Lex talks about how to use cliches in your game. He then talks about how to approach worldbuilding for small-scale stories and conflicts.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

JazzNOkc ,

Just so you know

I have probably been listening to your show(off and on) for roughly about 2 1/2 years - which is when first starting running D

rootamus ,

Excellent for GMs

As a GM looking to hone my GM skills, this podcast is a great resource. It is completely focused on GM topics and covers every angle and question imaginable. Recommend!

Nate Voss ,

Good Advice

Great podcast! Sometime he can be long winded, but there is a lot of information to be gleaned

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