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Today we talk with J, aka Skalds, a variety GM, streamer and story writer. You can find him at @Skaldsstories for X and Twitch. Let’s hear from Skalds!

Do you prefer GMing or Playing, and why?
I prefer GM because I can never decide just what Class/Character to play as much as I live playing also, Huge bonus to just seeing any player light up when you back and forth.

What is your favorite book(s)?
This is the most loaded question as I’ll consume anything from Graphic Novels/YA- to Sagas and Historical biography’s

What is one thing you think defines a (nearly) perfect TTRPG session?
Is everyone safe and having fun?? Yes? Good!

When you play at a physical table with real dice, do your dice have to match?
No, I’m definitely a “math rock so click clack” and the look on a players face when they hear a handful get rolled.

What do you think is absolutely essential in creating a safe space for all in a TTRPG game?
Inclusiveness to anyone and understandable rule set, Anyone get annoyed at too much and the “one guy” power gamer.

Anything else you’d like us to know:
The Table top space is a safe space to me, any bigotry hate and gatekeepers are coached to be better or politely excused from any of my tables, while humor os nice it must never come from harm at another.

Thanks, J!

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