In this chapter we will discuss:

  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Game Master, players, and game system
  • Discussion of sources of enjoyment for players and Game Masters
  • Reflection on what players love about tabletop roleplaying games
  • Exploration of components of game systems, such as the basic RPG game loop

Resources for this chapter can be found here:

Chapter 1 Worksheet: Intro to GMing Worksheet