Writing Your Own Single-Player Adventures

The DM's Apprentice

I’ve been working on putting together my very first adventure for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition.  While I’ve played for a short while while, I have never run a game as a DM.  But my conundrum was that I don’t really have many people to  play through an adventure, aside from Mrs. DM.  So, I set out to write a short adventure to test out the waters of being a DM, while only having to manage playing with one PC.

It did start coming together, but it was quite a challenge to come up with ways to move the adventure along without using combat all of the time.  With only a single PC, I don’t want them constantly fighting.  And I don’t want them to have an entire party of NPCs fighting alongside them all of the time.  This meant getting creative.

Most of the adventure will involve stealth, intrigue…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on November 21, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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