Teaching someone to be a Dungeon Master is one of the most valuable things you can do to support the hobby.
Roleplay Elixir's Carovea Victor funded in less than two days. The 5e sourcebook introduces a fantasy world inspired by ancient Rome.
This changes the dynamic instantly, altering our attitude, throwing us into conflict, one against the other for dominance, where before there had been a shared story.
Some people I know are really good at handling massive player groups and making sure people have a great time.
Five questions an actual play D&D host has been asked about being a DM!
Geek Native held a round table discussion on Inhospitable Settings in which several RPG designers talked about the attraction of settings that are a bit different, the importance of not straying too far from science and world-building techniques.
Darkness can be hard to describe beyond telling the players to imagine their characters cannot see anything.
Sometimes players are gonna overthink things for a multitude of reasons and get stumped by a puzzle in the heat of the moment.
Blue Planet was often criticized for having an environmental agenda, and though I always felt that was only one aspect of setting, we are certainly leaning into that intent now as the threats to the Earth's ecology have become existential.
Ever notice that the dynamics of your campaign can change?