New Gamemaster Month Participant Survey 2021
1.
How did you learn about New Gamemaster Month?

A social media post or tweet from one of the participating publishers (Arc Dream, Atlas Games, Chaosium, Evil Hat, Monte Cook Games, or Pelgrane Press).
A direct message or other communication from one of the participating publishers.
An article or posting someplace I go for news (like Forbes or EN World).
General word of mouth.
Other  
2.
How long have you played TTRPGs?

I've been playing forever--I'm a hardcore TTRPG fan!
I've played regularly for some time--I know the ropes.
I've played a few times--I enjoy it, but I'm still somewhat inexperienced.
Never--this is my first experience!
3.
Prior to taking part in New Gamemaster Month, had you ever GMed before?

Lots!
Some, but I'm no an expert.
I had tried, but I wasn't really successful.
I had never tried, even though I wanted to.
I had never even considered it.
4.
When did you jump into the program?

I started at the beginning of January.
I jumped in a week or two into it.
I didn't join in until late in the month.
5.
How did you keep track of when the posts went live?

I signed up for the email notifictions.
I watched for social media posts.
I remembered to check the website a couple of times a week.
I didn't--I just showed up now and then and did the steps since my last visit.
Other  
6.
Did you complete all eight steps?

I did every one of them, including all of the "homework!"
I read most or all of them, but didn't do all of the activities.
I didn't really do much of it. (If not, please tell us why in the space below.)
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7.
About how long did each step take you, typically?

Solidly under half an hour per step.
Half an hour or so per step.
Closer to an hour per step.
Over an hour per step.
8.
Which step was the most useful, and why?

Getting started. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Intial planning and inviting players. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Setting and rules. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
First look at the adventure. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Encounters. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Dressing things up a bit. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Gathering your gear. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Characters. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
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9.
Which step was the least useful, and why?

Getting started. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Intial planning and inviting players. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Setting and rules. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
First look at the adventure. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Encounters. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Dressing things up a bit. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Gathering your gear. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
Characters. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
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10.
Which game system did you go with for the New Gamemaster Month program?

Delta Green
Monster of the Week
Numenera
RuneQuest
Trail of Cthulhu
Unknown Armies
Other  
11.
Did you run your game the weekend of January 29th?

Yes!
No, but I have my first game scheduled, and it's soon!
No. I haven't scheduled a game yet. (Please tell us why in the space below.))
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12.
If you ran your game, how do you feel it went?

I had a great time, and I think my players did too.
I think it went OK, but there's a lot I'd do differently.
I don't think it went super well. (Please tell us why in the space below.)
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13.
Do you plan on GMing again?

Yes--my next game session is already lined up!
Yes, I look forward to running another game some day, hopefully soon.
Probably.
Probably not.
14.

What other information about New Gamemaster Month would you like us to know?

 

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