Weekly Reading

Weekly Reading

Nov 11-17

This week feels like it has stretched on into eternity, but here we are, on Friday! My Dad just joined Twitter, have you? Tweets are some of the best ways to get solid information on inclusive gaming, better GMing, and learn about new rules systems.

For instance, this morning I came across this excellent tweet by a gamer working to make it more accessible for those who are blind:

This use of technology can be used by a variety of people, as noted by some of the commentators:

People are already critting with this helpful tip:

Don’t ban phones from your table just yet, and get those mauls rolling!

The hashtage #GMTips on Twitter is also full of helpful aids for making sure your game is accessible.  It’s in reference to a show hosted by GM Satine Pheonix, but others are also posting their own tips.

  • Geek and Sundry posted an article on enhancing the visual impact of your game, which ultimately helps players dive into it more easily.
  • Jesse Galena shared a post on presenting options to your players, and accepting the options your players present to you as a GM. It’s great article on balancing the interaction between the god-like role of Game Mastering and creating a story you want to be a part of as a player.

Have more tips on must-reads and better inclusivity at the table? Comment below or email info@panoplit.org.

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