'GMing' Category

Paying Pros

Sunday, September 12th, 2021


There is a lot of outrage, upset, and scoffing recently over the idea that it is OK to pay gamemasters to run games for people. I find these reactions misplaced.

First…are we really complaining about someone using their talents and skill to improve their personal financial conditions if someone is willing to pay them to do so? Is it really anyone else’s business to tell someone else it is wrong for them to make a living providing entertainment to other people?

Yes, traditionally gaming has been a hobby entertainment of friends sitting around a table having a good time. But why is that all it has to be?

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