Web DM RAW 40 - 5 Reasons Your Players Don't Give a S-it And What To Do About It
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Web DM RAW 40 - 5 Reasons Your Players Don't Give a S-it And What To Do About It

Sometimes it seems like your players just don't care. You might be right. And there might be something you can do about it! Watch and find our solutions to this common D&D problem.

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Time Stamps:
0:00 Intro
2:19 What can DMs do to help? It may not be on you!
3:22 Problem: Lack of Agency or Influence
6:47 Solution: Let your players do things, even if it has consequences
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9:27 Problem: Confusion or bewilderment
13:11 Solution: Ample clarification, let players recap, make notes accessible
14:58 Problem: Mismatched play styles
17:18 Solution: Talk about how everyone engages the game, and vary up styles in each session
21:07 Problem: Boredom
23:42 Invest in your relationship with your players, GMs and players be flexible, try not to take it personally (it might not be about the game!)
25:09 Problem: Lack of direction or urgency
26:57 Solution: consider pacing and how much the players’ decisions matter
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