Whether you’re gathering a group of players together for a new D&D game or you and your friends are in the midst of a long campaign, investing time in a Session Zero is a terrific practice that benefits DMs and players alike.
The idea behind a Session Zero is providing a platform for the DM to present the setting, introduce nuances and quirks of the world and explain their expectations of playstyle and how they imagine the game might run. For players, it is an opportunity to let the DM know how they envision their characters interacting with the world, and their goals, motivations and expectations both for themselves as players and for their characters.
Typically, a Session Zero unsurprisingly takes place before any actual gaming begins, but depending on the circumstances of your group can be an effective resource…
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