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Game Master Types

by merpadmin published Mar 07, 2016 10:25 PM, last modified Mar 07, 2016 10:46 PM
There are many stereotypes of various kinds of Game Masters / Dungeon Masters. Some are inevitable stages of learning that new GM's are likely to go through, others are GM styles that some GM's just can't seem to stop repeating. Hope you enjoy. Feel free to suggest others to include in this list.

Munchkin GM

 

Monty Haul GM

 

 

Whining Munchkin GM

 

 

Killer GM

 

 

Executioner GM

 

 

Troublemaker GM

 

 

Cheater GM

 

Die Modifier GM

 

 

Enforcer GM

 

 

Novice GM

 

 

 

Verbose GM

 

 

Poker Face GM

 

 

No Poker Face GM

 

 

Timid GM

 

 

DePalma school of Blood and Gore GM

 

 

Gibson school of Writing Graduate GM


 

Vengeful GM

 

 

AD&D'er GM[+]

 

 

Anti-AD&D'er GM[+]

 

 

Stickler For Detail GM


 

No Originality GM

 

 

Leading and Overbearing GM

 

Schmuck GM

"Oh. Can someone really do that? Okay, I'll let you have a 50% chance. Oh. Okay, 75% then."

 

Ghoul GM


 

Absolute Monarch GM

 

 

Unimaginative GM

 

 

Design Zealot GM

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References:

This page started originally from the site: 
http://www.duke.edu/web/DRAGO/humor/GMList.html 
"The 28 Types of Game Masters". 
by Scott Butler and J.D. Frazer, their last update was clear back on 4-25-89

This page details those 28 and more!

Feel free to post examples under each type, and/or list new types to be added!

Have fun with it.

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