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Jan
22
comment Does Darkness cast a shadow?
It could be argued that the light doesn't illuminate the interior or anything within it, hence no shadows. The light passes though that area unimpeded, with no interaction or loss.
Jan
22
answered How to make your players hate your villain, but not your game
Jan
21
comment How to make your players hate your villain, but not your game
Justin Alexander recently wrote a really nice article on this topic, complete with ties to published and game table experience citations. thealexandrian.net/wordpress/36383/roleplaying-games/…
Jan
13
answered Unseen Servant use in combat
Jan
6
answered How do I handle a shapeshifter in disguise when the players go into “everyone's a doppelganger, let's murder everyone” mode?
Dec
17
comment How to build an evil campaign
Also, see here for some good discussion on managing evil groups.
Dec
5
answered How can you deal with players asking the wrong questions?
Dec
4
awarded  Necromancer
Nov
28
answered How do I use Unlockables in Marvel Heroic Roleplaying to represent a mentor?
Oct
26
awarded  Yearling
Oct
22
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
22
answered How to deal with player MacGyver-ism?
Oct
20
answered Berserk SFX for NPCs
Sep
23
comment How can we fish an indestructible item out of lava?
I think I'd be more concerned about the fact that I'm a lot cooler than lava, and lava hardens when cooled. Ever stick your hand in melted candle wax? I suspect that as the lava around you rapidly hardens into a rocky shell, swimming will become problematic...
Aug
21
comment How do you encourage group decisions over individual actions?
And depending on the situation and the system, if Player 1's actions required a move, since you've moved into a melee paradigm between the two, Player 2 might get to employ whatever Attack of Opportunity rules you have to stop Player 1's movement and force them to engage Player 2 first...
Aug
21
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
20
answered How do you encourage group decisions over individual actions?
Jul
22
comment Does the Sleep spell use current or maximum hit points?
I assume unconscious creatures are ignored because they're not awake, which may or may not have anything to do with their hit points. Remember, 0 hit points makes you unconscious, but being unconscious doesn't mean you have 0 hit points. You may just be sleeping...
Jul
11
comment How to design and determine CR of a respawning horde encounter?
All I can hear in the back of my head is "Elf shot the food!"
Jul
10
awarded  Nice Answer