Here on TT, we’ve asked how you learned to GM, and how GMs should learn the ropes.

We’ve discussed how TT readers got started as GMs and what GMs actually do.

We’ve even covered GMing by default (one reason to GM) — but we’ve never asked this particular big question: Why do you GM?

“Because it’s fun” is a perfectly valid answer, but it doesn’t make for very interesting reading. (You’re not getting off that easy.)

Why is it fun? Specifically, why is it more fun than playing? Is it more fun than playing?