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Application for Dungeon Master
« on: September 22, 2010, 12:05:33 PM »
Prisoners of The Mist is looking to add more qualified and enthusiastic Dungeon Masters to our team. Becoming a Dungeon Master gives you the chance to express your creativity to the fullest. We are looking for storytellers, rational thinkers, fair minds, team players and problem solvers.

Please be aware we will expect you to write a plot at some point if you apply. This plot might be asked for during the interview to prove your storytelling capabilities.


 :arrow: You must be willing and able to commit at least 10 hours a week to the module.  Any DM spending less time then that wil be placed on inactive status.

 :arrow: You must be willing to enforce the rules agreed upon by the POTM team and you must be willing to abide by the decisions of the POTM team.

 :arrow: No prior DM experience is required, but if you have none, you must atleast have been an active roleplayer, either online or PnP.

 :arrow: You must review and agree to the POTM rules posted on these forums

 :arrow: Most Importantly, applicants must agree to treat all players and members of the POTM staff with respect, temperance and due deference at all times.  This includes not swearing at staff or players and using respectful communication.


Please submit the following in PM form to a member of the DM team and we will review it accordingly


Name: (Real Name)

Ravenloft POTM Character Name(s):

Age: (if you don't wanna reveal it, we need at least a decade, e.g. 20-30.)


Does anyone else in your household play on the server or NWN?: (be honest for privacy reasons)

Roughly, how many hours can you DM per week?

How long you've played on Ravenloft POTM:

NWN Persistent World Experience:

Characters played in above worlds:

DM'ing Experience: (if any: what servers & for how long. Include PnP DMing experience if any/desirable)

Other Roleplay Experience:

Why do you want to DM:

What do you think a DM's role is in a PW (Persistent World):

Why do you want to DM at Ravenloft:

Anything else we should know about you:


Qualified applicants will be extended an interview with member of the DM team.  At this time, we will ask applicants more in depth questions concerning their philosophies on DM'ing.

Thank you :)
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Re: Application for Dungeon Master
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2011, 09:36:34 PM »
----In addition to the above, no DM Team member is allowed to play in Factions with their PC's. We believe factions are reserved to players to shine, not DM's. Were you to consider applying to the DM Team, you must be ready to pull your Factionized characters from faction play or shelve them.

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Re: Application for Dungeon Master
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2013, 04:50:18 AM »
Protip: DM Friendly Initiative Module

If you want to become a DM, find here an excellent module, which will guide you through the first steps of DMing. Take a look for yourself, if DMing is at all something for you:

While the tools and wands being used there are not the ones we use, the module nevertheless provides you with some very basic DMing skills. Aside from that the module can also give you a first impression of what DMing in NWN feels like. Thus if you plan to apply, best play the module priorly and afterwards you can judge it for yourself if you liked it or not.

For all those that got accepted for apprentice DMing, please also play through this module before we start your training. Especially if you had never DMed before on NWN. It will ease the process of progression during the training a lot!

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