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Episode Info: Main Topic How do you know whether to jump into a setting you have never used before? What can you do to help you figure out if it is right for you?   Know what settings you do like – it is easiest to know what you won’t like if you know what you do like or what it is you are looking for.  If you are in the mood for high fantasy, a game with a cyborg on the cover isn’t the best option for you.  Similarly, a role playing heavy focus may want to steer clear of a cover full of explosions.  Trust the game to market itself to you for what it really is.   Look to a Licensed Property You Adore – If you love a part of the setting, it is easy to slip into it.  If you are a fiend for superheroes, and a game comes out in your favorite universe, take the plunge and grab it!   Friend’s Review/Recommendation – If you have friends that you trust, listen to their recommendations?  Ask your compatriots online (like the Seize the GM Facebook group) if they have heard of this game or this setting.   Know Your Tone – Remember how we talked about knowing what tone or theme you are setting so you can adapt to the your players?     Stat Blocks Zendead- The Wanderer He is known as The Wanderer. You would miss him as he passes near you. Who is he, he is that houseless man you just passed on the street. He didn’t ask for anything unlike the rest of the homeless in the area. His cloths are worn and patched but clean. His backpack is old worn and more patched then his clothes. He is hard to pinpoint as for his age. As he turns away like a stalking cat you thought you caught the glint of a knife strapped to his lower back. The man was just a normal kid that wanted to be a teacher after he finished college. He had a turn that put him out on the street for a few days. During that time he was just outside of the area that a killer was running amok. He dodged the killer and has spent the last two decades hunting killers down.Be they normal mortals or things thatRead more »

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