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How To Run A Sandbox
How do you run a sandbox without being completely overwhelmed by the expansiveness? Let's tackle this by dividing it into two sections: planning the sandbox and running the sandbox.
Railroad vs. Sandbox
The greatest false dilemma in roleplaying games: the railroad vs. the sandbox. While you may discover that your style is more narrative or improvisational, this is not a choice you need to make as a Dungeon Master. The Railroad. The "railroad" is a pejorative term that insinuates the DM has sacrificed player agency to push the … Continue reading Railroad vs. Sandbox