Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Slavicsek, Wyatt, Laws (2009), Dungeon Master's Guide 4th Edition, Retrieved on 2015-02-24
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    24 FEB 2015

     Player Motivations for Role-Playing

    Actor The actor likes to pretend to be her character. She emphasizes character development that has nothing to do with numbers and powers, trying to make her character seem to be a real person in the fantasy world. She enjoys interacting with the rest of the group, with characters and monsters in the game world, and with the fantasy world in general by speaking “in character” and describing her character’s actions in the first person. The actor values narrative game elements over mech...
    Folksonomies: rpg role-playing games
    Folksonomies: rpg role-playing games
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    24 FEB 2015

     DM as Collaborator with Players

    Most games have a winner and a loser, but the Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game is fundamentally a cooperative game. The Dungeon Master (DM) plays the roles of the antagonists in the adventure, but the DM isn’t playing against the player characters (PCs). Although the DM represents all the PCs’ opponents and adversaries—monsters, nonplayer characters (NPCs), traps, and the like—he or she doesn’t want the player characters to fail any more than the other players do. The players...
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