GMs have competed at game cons all across the realm. Only a select few have had the mettle to prevail and be named an Iron Contender. They have imaginations of steel, creativity of titanium, table management skills of platinum, and nerves of partially depleted uranium. Here they stand.
Iron GM’s competitive RPG events are insane fun, and they tour the country offering competition at all the biggest game cons. But what if you want to throw down an Iron GM challenge at your local game store? Or want to test your skills before you step up to the big leagues? Iron GM has [...]
If you think you’re one of the best GMs in the world, your next opportunities to test your mettle will be at Phoenix Comicon and at Dexcon 15. The top contender will win a trip to Gen Con to compete in the Iron GM World Championships.
You guys know I’m a huge fan of Iron GM, a form of competitive RPGing in which DMs use secret story ingredients to wow their players in hopes of winning a truckload of prizes and a trip to Gen Con, and ultimately the Iron GM World Championship. Their 2012 schedule is just getting underway.
Iron GM 2011 was a major hit this year, with organizer Lou Agresta running around like an orange clad lunatic as GMs were given an hour to craft a completely new five-hour adventure, using three secret ingredients. This year’s three surprises were Ogre Magi, Opera House and Oppression. Each GM was given an hour to [...]
Iron GM, a nationwide competition pitting the best gamemasters against each other in a head-to-head adventure running gauntlet of wits, will be holding their World Championships at Gen Con next weekend. Not only are the prizes for the Contenders insane, not only has actress/gamer/model Jen Page signed on as co-host, not only is the lineup [...]
Thanks to some new sponsors, the Iron GM contest at Total Con will award some seriously lavish prizes to both winning GMs and participating players.
There are bad GMs, good GMs, even great GMs. But then there are the best of the best: Iron GMs.
You step up to the table only 60 minutes before game time. You’re armed with your minis, dice, notebooks and a few maps you’ve created yourself. Oh, and your wits. You’ll need those, because the host just announced the three secret ingredients: Frost Giants, Flashbacks, Funeral. Craft a clever and fun adventure out of those [...]