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Roleplayer, lapsed blogger, and full-time dad.

Started playing with AD&D 1e and GMing with AD&D 2e. Ran D&D 3.x, 4e briefly, then became a fan of indie games and the OSR. Particularly fond of GMless and short-form games because they suit a busy schedule and are good for enticing non-gamers into the hobby.

Running Dungeon World (on hiatus) • Playing D&D 4eReading Designers & Dragons (2014) by Shannon Appelcline


Oct
29
revised How do I escape the Quicksand Box?
added 57 characters in body
Oct
29
revised How do I escape the Quicksand Box?
blockquote instead of code block
Oct
28
comment How do I escape the Quicksand Box?
This is a nice breakdown of specific techniques for dealing with this.
Oct
28
revised How do I escape the Quicksand Box?
added 76 characters in body
Oct
28
answered Can an alchemist learn any Wizard spell?
Oct
28
revised How do I escape the Quicksand Box?
edited tags
Oct
28
answered How do I escape the Quicksand Box?
Oct
28
revised How do you get a DM to stop targeting you?
added 92 characters in body
Oct
28
comment How do you get a DM to stop targeting you?
@thatgirldm I have to give the credit to Captain Awkward's excellent advice column for teaching me how to write scripts for difficult conversations.
Oct
28
comment How many creatures should face a party of 6 PCs?
@C.Ross That was my first guess, but getting my hands in there to edit it, I started to think that maybe they for some reason reject the idea of adding more creatures?
Oct
28
revised How do you get a DM to stop targeting you?
added 2 characters in body
Oct
28
revised How do you get a DM to stop targeting you?
added 54 characters in body
Oct
28
answered How do you get a DM to stop targeting you?
Oct
28
comment How to balance a very-low magic campaign
@Macona It's actually not that hard to do, in a technical sense. The hardest thing is overcoming "instincts" that no longer apply. It's actually pretty easy to run a low-magic campaign in d20 once you understand how to manage difficulty directly and ditch the CR system (which becomes a liability rather than a useful tool in this situation).
Oct
28
revised Can an enemy creature who is grabbed and prone escape?
fix the reversed subject-object in that sentence
Oct
28
comment How many creatures should face a party of 6 PCs?
Okay, I may be misunderstanding your question, because I'm unclear on this: You say that you know that 2 PCs should face X number of creatures and 6 PCs should face Y number of creatures. How does that not answer your question? Why are you thinking about changing other things?
Oct
28
revised How many creatures should face a party of 6 PCs?
copyedit; retag
Oct
28
revised Rulings on Invisibility
fix!
Oct
27
revised Betrayed by my GM; how can I respond?
This is how I'd tweak this to make it more obviously an answer focusing on futility. Before, futility was buried in the third paragraph, which undermined the point so that it is effectively glossed over like in other answers. (Revert if you disagree!)
Oct
27
comment How to improvise
I noticed that you edited this. But your edit doesn't tell us anything new about the problem you're having, so we still have no idea what would constitute "better." What problems have you experienced when trying to improvise?