This free, intensive, one-day course for both seasoned and new Game Masters will guide you through creating a campaign for any system or setting… without being boring!
During the day, our experts will address topics such as:
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Information of how to take part in the discussions, ask questions, win the raffles and much more!
Wanna get your players running back to your table? Diving into your lore? We share techniques for getting players excited about and engaging with your world, both from session 0 and throughout the campaign!
How can you impress your players with amazing maps? How can you turn them into an integral part of your game? In our session we will look at techniques to up the game of your maps with just a few easy tricks.
Plan for the unplanned - is an impossible ask. So don’t plan! Learn, adapt, and run your adventures in a totally new way. I’ll show you how and take the pain of over-planning and over-prepping out and put fun back into being a DM.
Are you bored of your maps looking like a big collection of grey mountains, green forests and blue oceans? Want to add some more fantastic and fantastical elements and locations to your world to make them more exciting? I’m going to chat about how to make your world maps pop!
Ask your questions and get answers from anyone in the crew.
The Circle of Worldbuilders is a collaborative effort between World Anvil, DungeonFog, GreatGM and Caeora, all leaders in their respective fields.
DungeonFog is the number one software to create battlemaps for every genre. They are also the creators of Project Deios, the complete mapping suite for worldbuilders, releasing 2021.
Internationally renowned illustrator and cartographer Caeora has made maps for, among others, the Critical Role Franchise. He is also a Game Master, professional DnD streamer, and holds a degree in game design.
Nope, but if you want to participate in the challenges (each guest will give a challenge at the end of their talk!) you’ll need to sign up for a free account so you can submit it! You can also use the coupon code COWSGONEWILD for money off your subscription!
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Yes, the workshop streams will be available as VODs on Twitch for 14 days. They will also appear on our Youtube Channels.
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In May 2020, we ran our very first Circle of Worldbuilders event, the Masterclass for Game Masters!
Over 1,000 participants tuned in live for this bumper weekend, tackling fundamental GM skills like adventure planning, worldbuilding and campaign setting creation, and battle map making. Check out the seminars below!
Award-winning GM Guy Sclanders takes you through how to build an adventure using the 5 by 5 method: 5 ways PCs could die, 5 locations, 5 monsters, 5 magic items and 5 traps!
Worldbuilding experts Dimitris and Janet share their quick and easy process of campaign setting creation, worldbuilding only what you need, when you need it!
Learn the basic principles of battle map design and how to create the most amazing battle maps, from DungeonFogs’ Till Lammer!
Getting players hooked on your campaign is tough, but World Anvil’s experts take you through tips and tricks to make it easier, and get your players running to your table!
Great GM Guy Sclanders workshops audience submissions of the Adventure Design 5 by 5 method, giving extra insight into his process.
Get tips and tricks, and even more advanced techniques for designing battle maps, like how to use atmosphere, mood & lighting to emphasize the tone of your encounter!