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As a DM, what should I do if a person decides to play a rogue?

The other answers are good, but I'd like to approach this from a different direction. Everyone knows the value of allies. Most characters, in games, in media, anywhere, have allies they trust and work ...
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As a DM, what should I do if a person decides to play a rogue?

I would like to preface this question by saying that it's difficult to know how a person will act at any given time for any given reason. There's every bit of possibility that just picking a rogue ...
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As a DM, what should I do if a person decides to play a rogue?

What you're asking is one small facet of two very (very!) large questions common to most, if not all, role-playing games: How do the players and GM agree on the type of game they want to play? How do ...
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As a DM, what should I do if a person decides to play a rogue?

Session 0 Session 0 is always the way to talk about this. Lay out ground rules about what you expect from the players and what they can expect from you. If you don't want stealing from the party, then ...
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As a DM, what should I do if a person decides to play a rogue?

Treat them as any other player I can't just say, "No, pick a different type," right? Right. The Rogue is a valid class, as good as another. refrain from stealing from the party unless all ...
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As a DM, what should I do if a person decides to play a rogue?

Talk with the player I think that you and the player need to understand is that Rogue is not a behavior, but a set of skills. Make sure he understands that. Explain that you want RPG to be about ...
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