Yearly Archives: 2015


As you may remember, last Gen Con we ran several seminars for Dms. Part of those seminars was the promise that we were recording the sessions and that they would be posted on this site. Time to make good on that promise. For your viewing (mostly listening) pleasure we present DMing  101: Table Management: We are working to get the other 3 seminars posted a.s.a.p. and hope you enjoy and find use in this content. […]

Herald’s Guild Seminar – DMing 101: Table Management


Love GMing? We want to hear about it! The Herald’s Guild of Dungeon Masters is starting to churn its engines again, and we’re looking for volunteers to help us stoke the fires. As we rush toward Winter Fantasy and 2016, we want to start producing regular content for our members. Some of that content, like our seminars, will come from us; however, we’re just a tiny portion of the many knowledgeable and experienced DMs that […]

Calling All Authors!


I want to thank all of those who applied for our open positions we posted in October. We had a lot of great applicants to go through but after careful thought and consideration we have made our choices. Social Media Manager:    Dustin Snyder Herald’s Guild DM Manager:  Krishna Simonse Herald’s Guild HQ Manager:  Willi Burger Future Programs Manager:  Shawn Merwin We have lots of exciting things planned for 2016 and we hope to start unveiling […]

Announcing the Baldman Games Fave Four



These great DM’s are already working hard behind the scenes on our first batch of guidelines, rules, and ranking criteria for the program. Expect lots of great things form them over the next few months leading up to Origins and Gen Con. Bill Benham: DM Conduct Committee Charles Benscoter: DM Testing Committee Head Claire Hoffman: DM Community Committee Mark Knapik: DM Training Committee Greg Marks: DM Testing Committee Head Dru Moore: DM Community Committee Cindy […]

Level 5 Regional Coordinators Announced


Level 3 DMs form the core of our big show DM pool. These are the DMs who run four different events, events for VIPs, and the D&D All-Access program without breaking a sweat. Their goal of Level 4 is within reach, and they should be viewed as a reliable and trusted source for rulings, questions during shows, and DMing advice. Beattie, Adam Brosman, Jillian Colon, Garrett Crowe, Garrett Henderson, Tom Kabara, Edward Marflak, Rich McCoy, […]

Initial Level 3 DMs announced


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After careful deliberation and much thought, our initial four offers for Level 6 DMs went out last week and I am happy to report that all four accepted the offers and are already hard at work on some exciting things for the programs future. Before deciding who to ask we first came up with what we thought were the four most important committees that the Herald’s Guild needed tackled right now. Once those were known […]

Level 6 DMs and Committees Announcement



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Want to learn, grow, and become a better DM? Then join the Herald’s Guild of DMs at Winter Fantasy. What is the Herald’s Guild of DMs? It is the official training and ranking program for DMs (Dungeon Masters) involved with Baldman Games, the company that manages D&D games for Wizards of the Coast at large conventions. The Herald’s Guild is also a resource for all DMs in the public or private space to learn, grow, […]

The Herald’s Guild has Arrived!!!!