ALBANY – How to run, manage and create role playing adventures for popular games, such as Dungeons & Dragons, will be presented on July 8 and July 15 at the Albany Public Library. Run by Jessie Mayer, an experienced games master, the series is open to all levels of experience, ages 12 and up and free.
As role-playing games such as Dungeons and Dragons explode in popularity, the series will give information on run role-playing games for other players. In this two-class series an experienced games-master will walk through the basics of how to understand and run these games.
On the first week, the basics of what a role-playing game will be covered, and what some of the popular systems are today. Attendees will have the opportunity to create a character using the Dungeons and Dragons rule set and to play a small amount in order to get a feel for the game.
On the second week, there will be information on brainstorming, safety, and group management, all the things that are very important in running a role-playing group. The class will endeavor to leave people feeling confident to begin creating and running their own role-playing adventure.
The Introduction to Role Playing on Saturday, July 8, will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Running a Role-playing Game will be presented on Saturday, July 15, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.