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Gem the GM

Gem the GM

By Gem the GM
A fun look at all things Escape Rooms including behind the scenes info from a Games Master's perspective!
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047 The One About The Pandemic
Let's talk about the last year and what effect it may or may not have... Virtual Game: www.cluecrypted.co.uk/virtual Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
13:04
April 5, 2021
046 Gem the GM Plays Escape This Podcast (8)
Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/ Escape This Podcast: https://www.escapethispodcast.com/
53:05
March 22, 2021
045 Why Don't I Own My Own Escape Room?
Many people ask why I don't open an Escape room - here's why.  Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
13:47
March 8, 2021
044 Gem the GM Plays Escape This Podcast (7)
Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/ ETP: https://www.escapethispodcast.com/
31:03
February 22, 2021
043 The One About Gross Stuff
In this episode I discuss the more revolting side of being a Games Master Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
12:16
February 8, 2021
042 Gem the GM Plays Escape this Podcast (6)
Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/ Escape This Podcast: https://www.escapethispodcast.com/
01:07:46
January 24, 2021
041 Gem the GM Plays Escape This Podcast (5)
We complete the series of Chronomaly! Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/ Escape This Podcast: https://www.escapethispodcast.com/
01:03:53
December 21, 2020
040 Gem the GM Plays Escape This Podcast (4)
Part 2 of chapter 9 of Chronomoly Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/ ETP: https://www.escapethispodcast.com/
48:34
December 7, 2020
039 Gem the GM Plays Escape This Podcast! (4)
This episode is split into 2 parts.  Chapter 9 of Escape this Podcast's Chronomaly. https://www.consumethismedia.com/escape-this-podcast Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
45:44
November 30, 2020
038 Gem the GM Pays Escape This Podcast! (3)
In this episode we tackle chapter 8 of Chronomaly https://www.consumethismedia.com/escape-this-podcast Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
01:08:04
November 16, 2020
037 The One About Team Types
Join me as I discuss different types of teams and all the pickles they get into!  Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
16:07
November 2, 2020
036 Gem the GM Plays Escape This Podcast (2)
In this episode we play through Escape This Podcasts Chronomoly Room Chapter 7. Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/ ETP: www.escapethispodcast.com
01:09:53
October 18, 2020
035 Gem the GM Plays Escape This Podcast! (1)
Listen to me hosting on of ETP's games for my friends! ETP: https://www.escapethispodcast.com/ My ETP Episode: https://www.escapethispodcast.com/e/season-5-episode-3-youve-lost-that-oven-feelin-ft-gemma-marsh/ Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
57:44
October 5, 2020
034 My Top 5 2020!
In this episode I discuss my top 5 rooms and see if they've changed from last year. www.otherworldescapes.com www.tulleysescape.com www.elusionrooms.com www.timetrapescaperooms.com www.pierpressure.co.uk Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
20:26
September 21, 2020
033 GM's: In or Out?
In this episode I chat about where GM's should physically be..?! Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
12:35
September 6, 2020
032 The One With Room Escape Diva: Manda!!
In this episode I chat with RED star Manda, we chat about Errol, recruiting GM's and story lines.  Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
01:05:33
August 23, 2020
031 The One About Hint Systems
Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
12:20
August 9, 2020
030 7 Reasons your Virtual GM Hates You
Reasons your Virtual Games Master hates you... don't commit these crimes when starting your virtual game!  Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
14:34
July 26, 2020
029 The One With Room Escape Diva: Errol!
Join myself and Errol as we chat about puzzles and podcasts. Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
45:52
July 12, 2020
028 The One About How to Prepare for your Virtual Escape Game Experience
In this episode I give you some hints and tips for how to choose and prepare for your virtual game experience!  Mystery virtual game:  www.cluecrypted.co.uk Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
08:40
June 29, 2020
027 The One With The Film Critique 3/3
In this episode James and I discuss the 3rd Escape Room movie that was released in 2019 Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
34:12
June 14, 2020
026 The One About VGM'ing
In this episode I talk about the explosion of virtual games and what it means to be a Virtual Games Master.  Virtual Escape Game: www.cluecrypted.co.uk Editing: @katiemaebrant Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
18:50
May 31, 2020
025 The One About Virtual Escape Rooms
Join me and my guest Amy as we chat about the boom in online Escape Rooms. Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
01:00:23
May 16, 2020
024 The One with My Pet Peeves
In this episode I talk about some little things that annoy me that aren't bad game design Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
14:18
May 4, 2020
023 The One With Listener Questions
In this episode I answer questions that have been asked via social media. Episode edited by Katie Brant: @katiemaebrant on twitter! Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
14:46
April 19, 2020
Bonus Episode: Announcement!
Quick announcement of a virtual game you can play during lockdown and a competition to be on this podcast!  Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/gmthegm/ Virtual Game: https://www.cluecrypted.co.uk/book-now Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
05:31
April 19, 2020
022 The One With The GM Chat
In this episode I chat to 2 GMs about what it's like being a Games Master. Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
45:25
April 5, 2020
021 The One With Small Tips That Make A Big Difference
In this episode I discuss a few things that will really make your Escape Room perfect! Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
07:57
March 23, 2020
020 The One with the Film Critique, Film 2 of 3
James is back for another discussion about the Escape Room film directed by Will Wemick in 2017. Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
35:20
March 9, 2020
019 The One with the Roleplay Escape Room
In this episode listen as Katie and Simon play through a roleplay Escape Room I created Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
57:42
February 24, 2020
018 The One With The Film Critique, Film 1 of 3
In this episode we discuss the 017 film "Escape Room"An apology about the sound quality for this episode, it's not as good as I would like. Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
33:33
February 10, 2020
017 The One With The Bad Stuff
In this episode I talk about bad puzzles and rooms, annoyances and irksome situations. Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
34:52
January 27, 2020
016 The One With Funny Things That Players Say & Do
In this episode I'll attempt to make you laugh with a few funny stories of what happens in Escape Rooms!
18:24
January 14, 2020
015 The One With The FAQ's
In this episode I give details on the questions I'm asked most often
23:37
December 9, 2019
014 The One About Saving Money
In this episode I discuss ways to save a few pennies on your Escape Room habit! www.escapegamecard.com https://www.quidco.com/raf/1048258/ Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
08:09
November 25, 2019
013 The Serious One
In this episode I talk about escape room safety and the question you should never be afraid to ask Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
09:46
November 11, 2019
012 The One About Hints & Clues
In this episode I discuss different ways of giving and receiving clues in an Escape Room. Room Escape Divas link: https://www.facebook.com/RoomEscapeDivas/ Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
19:58
October 28, 2019
011 The One With What GM's Do Behind The Scenes
In this episode I talk about what GM's do while you think they're watching your game, from moving sets around to going to the loo! Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
17:29
October 14, 2019
010 The One With Escookies! (My 100th Room)
Join me and some friends as we record "on the road" for my 100th room! Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
13:05
September 29, 2019
009 The One With A Guest! Nicole TV - Escape Room Owner
In this episode, escape room owner, Nicole talks about intuition and learning how to treat teams differently. Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
43:04
September 15, 2019
008 7 Reasons The Players Hate Their GM
In this episode I discuss some reasons that players will get annoyed with their GM! Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
18:44
September 2, 2019
007 7 Reasons Your GM Hates You
In this episode I discuss 7 reasons your GM can hate you! Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
17:02
August 18, 2019
006 The One All About Locks
In this episode I teach you all about the most common locks found in escape rooms Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
20:36
August 5, 2019
005 The One With My Top 5
My Top 5 Rooms 2019 Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
20:21
July 22, 2019
004 The One All About Reviewing
Reviewing Escape Rooms is important and here's why.. Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
16:41
July 8, 2019
003 The One with Tips on How to Prepare for Your Escape Experience
How to prepare for your Escape Room Experience! Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
14:40
July 2, 2019
002 The One Where I Explain What A Games Master Does
Find out what a Games Master is and what they do Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
13:42
June 23, 2019
001 The One Where I Introduce Myself
An introduction of me and the podcast! Rather than ask for monthly subs on Patreon I prefer to gratefully accept donations or “tips”. You can do this via: paypal.me/donationsthanx Check out the website: https://gemthegm.mystrikingly.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gemthegm Artwork: https://www.facebook.com/Blindhuskydesigns/
08:22
June 23, 2019
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00:59
June 10, 2019