Archive for the ‘Original Videos’ Category

Finding and Keeping a New Group

Friday, October 16th, 2009

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Here’s a couple of sites devoted to help gamers find a group no matter where they are. Good luck!


Digital DM Screen – Better Than Cardboard?

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Waaaay better than cardboard!

The digital DM screen allows to have all the data relevant to a single combat encounter on a single screen. No more paper. Stop wasting time looking through books. It’s all there. If you have ideas and suggestions, we’d like to hear from you:

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DMG2 Teaser Trailer!

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

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Here’s a little sneak preview of the first two chapters of the DMG2. Stay tuned for a full review soon. Below is a list of bloggers and podcasters who are also previewing and reviewing the book in a coordinated effort:

The Tome Show –
Fist Full of Comics and Games –
Icosohedrophelia –
Critical Hits –
Geek Dad –
Chatty DM –
At-Will –


Planning Combats for Large Groups

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

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At request of a twitter follower, I investigate how to run a combat for extra large groups. If you have a question you’d like to answer, shoot me an email at or send me a tweet at DMingNicholas


Andy Collins and Bruce Cordell Interview Parts 2 and 3

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

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Despite YouTube’s insistence that I was providing you with too much content, I bring you the second half of our interview with Andy Collins and Bruce Cordell from Gen Con. I get some questions in from behind the camera this time and ask our guests about their plans for 5e.


Andy Collins and Bruce Cordell on DDi – Part 1

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

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Hot off the presses from Gen Con. Our own Yax interviews Bruce Cordell and Andy Collins of Wizards of the Coast. I’m behind the camera on this one, although I get in some questions in the second half. Find out which Insider products the pair like best, what they are most excited about and if we will ever get programs for the mac.

Stay tuned for part 2, coming soon!


Fractions and Factions

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

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In this episode I talk about how different factions can benefit your game. I mention some of Janna’s article during the in introduction. You can find them here:

Messages From The Other Side

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

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Episode 2 – Resurrection

In this second episode of Dungeon Mastering Videos, I discuss the social consequences of resurrection and some alternative methods for your game.


The Genesis of Dungeon Mastering Videos

Friday, July 17th, 2009

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Welcome to the Beginning

In keeping with our never ending quest to improve your D&D, as well dominating your computer screen, Dungeon Mastering is proud to present you with “Dungeon Mastering Videos”.

Don’t worry, the articles, comics and quizzes you enjoy aren’t going anywhere. In addition to those we’re offering new video and audio files to maximize your game. Dungeon Mastering Videos will offer you a mix of original videos and reopening the discussion of some of our classic Dungeon Mastering articles. The videos are brought you by your resident Nerd Watcher, Nicholas DiPetrillo. Perhaps with the addition of special guest videos along the way. We are going to bring you the same sort of quality advice you find in our articles, now in video and mp3 form.

Dungeon Mastering Videos is very much in its early stages.  We want to hear from you! What would you like out of the videos? What content do you want to watch and hear?