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Questions tagged [chases]

Questions about chases and chase mechanics, including on foot, mounted, vehicle, and others.

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How to make a “Catch the monster” tabletop encounter properly challenging?

How do I make a DnD 5th edition "Catch the monster" tabletop encounter properly challenging for the PCs? Specifically, what are good ways to thematically prevent a pair of level 6, 5th edition rogues ...
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Can characters who can't see move through an area just as easily as characters who can see?

PHB ch. 8 states that a creature in a heavily obscured area (e.g. a completely dark area, if the creature does not have darkvision) effectively suffers from the blinded condition. The definition of ...
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Chase Rules for Call of Catthulhu [sic]

In the simple, and clever, little Call of Catthulhu RPG the rules are very bare-bones. Due to this there are some mechanics that seem very important, but do not appear to be detailed. One of those ...
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Does a vehicle's speed drop when it goes out of control?

In Savage Worlds Deluxe, when a vehicle goes out of control does its speed drop to zero?
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Savage Worlds - Calculation of grenade damage in a vehicle chase

In Savage Worlds Deluxe, how is the damage of a grenade thrown at a vehicle calculated, both for the vehicle and for the crew. Do the rules change during a chase? In particular I'd like to know if ...
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When movement speed is equal, how does one group catch another?

In many games, you are being chased or something is chasing you. Since most races have a speed of 20-30, how does one group ever get caught by an equally fast group? You can hustle and force march ...
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How do I reward experience for chases?

While I was looking through the Pathfinder GameMastery Guide I found the Chase encounter rules. It had separate options, DCs for certain obstacles, different starting positions depending on the ...
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Train chase sequence

In my next session, I want my players to have a chase sequence followed by a battle on board a moving train. They'll be chasing Githyanki, so their mage hand, jump, and misty step spells will all ...
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How do chases work when multiple characters are involved on both sides?

I am new to the Wolsung system and reading the rulebook, I'm not sure how conflicts play out when there are multiple PCs and enemies involved. At a guess I would say extras (or mooks, if you want to ...