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Um. I am totally new to RPGs. I've only participated in ten or so campaigns. I suck as a player. My suckiness is magnified a thousand times over when I try to be a DM, or whatever you call it. Fortunately, I have patient friends.

I write the campaigns I run. I suck at that, too.


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comment Do I apportion XP to NPC allies?
Ha! I see you have already posed it. I don't have a lot of experience with D&D. To me, a duet game is very different, but I guess it's not. I would also hate to turn that person's question away from its intended purpose. I can say, "Which option?" Then, "Why?" Then, "Are there other options?" And suddenly that question is about my question, instead of about theirs. Advice?
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comment Do I apportion XP to NPC allies?
And the answer to the same situation is "You are correct." Unfortunately, the question said, "I can see two options." Which option is correct? Yes isn't a helpful answer to a multiple choice question.
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comment Do I apportion XP to NPC allies?
With due respect, they're really different. That question deals primarily with the issue of NPCs that may or may not turn out to be allies of the PCs and what to do depending on how an encounter unfolds with those NPCs. I'm dealing with NPCs I introduced as allies out of combat. I also feel like the "duet" aspect of my question separates it from the other question. Or maybe it doesn't. Regardless, I'm not sure commenting on, or answering, a question with a question is a good idea. I would fully expect someone to comment on my comment, say that it is unrelated, and please make a new question.
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comment Thrown Object vs. Swarms
Thanks. While waiting for responses here on stack exchange, I finally just asked the player to roll (this is a turn-based, online adventure), and he rolled an 8. So, all this for nothing really. Although, I decided the barrel was filled with flour and so, though it missed the swarm, there's a concealment aspect going on now!
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comment Thrown Object vs. Swarms
Hahah. Thanks. This is a weird game. Started as 4th ed and when 4th ed rules get in the way of fun, we tweak. Makes it hard to keep track of rules, but allows the players the ability to feel like they can be creative and not limited by "the man."
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comment Thrown Object vs. Swarms
Sorry, I should have been more specific. This is a 4th ed game, basically, with a few tweaks. Thank you, though. "GM discretion" is I guess what I wanted to hear. I really like the idea and want to see it be awesome for the player.
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