DM Bootcamp 2023

Session 4: Painting a Picture, in Stages

Bringing Rooms to Life with Vivid Descriptions and Visual Aids

The fourth session of our Dungeon Master (DM) Bootcamp is here, and we are ready to dive into the art of painting a picture with words. In our previous session, we explored the intricacies of NPC interactions, and now it’s time to bring rooms to life using simple techniques and tools. As a DM, your primary role is to vividly present the world that exists in your mind, ensuring that all players share the same visual experience. To achieve this, we will delve into the concept of “Staged Descriptions” and the use of visual aids. Get ready to sharpen your descriptive skills and immerse your players in a world of imagination!

Why Attend Session 4 of our DM Bootcamp?

  • Learn the art of painting a picture with words and bring your game world to life.
  • Master the skill of creating vivid and immersive room descriptions that ensure all players share the same visual experience.
  • Discover the power of visual aids and how they enhance your storytelling, from maps to handouts to captivating images.
  • Elevate your gameplay by incorporating interactive elements within your scene descriptions to engage and captivate your players.
  • Immerse yourself in a supportive and enthusiastic community of tabletop gamers, all passionate about honing their DM skills.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills as a Dungeon Master. Join us for Session 4 of our DM Bootcamp and take the first step towards becoming a master of the game.

Learn more: [DM Bootcamp 2023]

  • Entry fee: Free 
  • Dates: 17 & 25 June 2023
  • Format: Painting a Picture, in Stages
  • Prize Support: D&D Campaign Case: Terrain

Participating Stores


Nexus Hub – 17 Jun

Jix Hobbies – 25 Jun

Timeless Board Games – 25 Jun

Free State

Oracle Gaming – 25 Jun

Western Cape

Sword & Board – 25 Jun

Battle Bunker Paarl – 25 Jun

Durbanville Games – 25 Jun


The Unseen Shoppe – 25 Jun

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