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Roll for Shoes doesn't really have a "combat system" as such — unless you houserule one in, of course. Rather, combat in RfS is basically handled using the same general mechanics as everything else: the player rolls Nd6, where N is the level of the skill they're using, and tries to beat the GM's roll. The thing to keep in mind is that RfS is a ...


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The comments on the original post have some interesting and useful commentary and ideas. Damage is one the issues addressed by the creator. For damage, we had this cartoony thing where you get busted up and humiliated in one scene, and then we don't really talk about the damage afterwards - unless you want to! Being badly beaten has effects in the ...


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Pounce says: When a creature with this special attack makes a charge, it can make a full attack (including rake attacks if the creature also has the rake ability). Considering that Beast Shape does not grant Rake until 8th level, the druid cant use Rake as part of a Pounce, because the druid (the creature) does not have the Rake ability. Until 8th, he ...


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I thought I'd (tentatively - I'm still new around here...) chime in with how things go in our game. I run a fairly "rules-light" 5e game where such combat improvisation is rewarded and encouraged. We've had characters running across kitchen counters before leaping on an enemy with their sword out; baiting a previously-discovered acid pit so a skeleton ...



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