Please show me your homemade GM screens! (Update)

attention On November 5th I asked my readers to send me photos of their homemade GM screens. Alas only a few people have replied so far.

If you have a cool homemade GM screen, please don’t be shy and send me some photos showing off your work! You can send your photos either to info (at) stargazersworld.com or just post links to the photos in the comments below!

Michael Wolf is a German games designer and enthusiast best known for his English language role-playing games blog, Stargazer's World, and for creating the free rules-light medieval fantasy adventure game Warrior, Rogue & Mage. He has also worked as an English translator on the German-language Dungeonslayers role-playing game and was part of its editorial team. In addition to his work on Warrior, Rogue & Mage and Dungeonslayers, he has created several self-published games and also performed layout services and published other independent role-playing games such as A Wanderer's Romance, Badass, and the Wyrm System derivative Resolute, Adventurer & Genius, all released through his imprint Stargazer Games. Professionally, he works as a video technician and information technologies specialist. Stargazer's World was started by Michael in August 2008.

6 thoughts on “Please show me your homemade GM screens! (Update)”

  1. It used to be that I would not use a screen. I’d have one for reference, but I’d close it and eliminate a barrier between me and the players. And then I started playing with REALLY big groups (for me at least, anywhere between 8 and 14 people) and I began to use it again. This was way back during AD&D 2d edition. One of my players built a great custom made screen I used for years.

    When I started playing D&D 3rd edition I went back to the no screen policy, since the group was smaller and while we used the table for combat I spent a lot of time away from the table as well. Them we began playing on a big table, the group ballooned to 8 to 9 players and I went back to the screen. I used the Dragon Magazine screen with sheet protectors affixed to the screen with paper clips and my campaign maps would be affixed on the outside.

    Since 2007 I’ve migrated to using a laptop while I GM (that was traumatic and a WHOLE other topic), but the laptop has pretty much replaced the screen. I actually used a screen for a test drive of Savage Worlds last week, and I ended up closing it an laying it aside.

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