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How to help engage an ADHD player over Zoom

I've played D&D for years in a group containing several players who identify as having ADHD. Without knowing more details, it is difficult to provide very specific guidance, but I've noted some ...
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I dislike how players accurately place fireballs. Is there an alternative?

I do this I use a houserule that functions much in the way you are asking for. When the wizard is casting on 'known terrain', in an area they are at least passingly familiar with (or if novel, they ...
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How to handle a plot twist for a character arc?

Our DM did this in three campaigns using dreams and NPCs Our first campaign figured a warlock/pact of the blade/hexblade Aasimar, whose Player Choice it was to not know who he was/where his parents ...
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How to handle a plot twist for a character arc?

While I agree with the excellent discussion in John Dallman's answer, I’d add a few practical suggestions to get you started with your specific questions, because you will have to give the players ...
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How to handle a plot twist for a character arc?

With this story structure, you need to think about how things got this way. In the past, elf E and undead person U knew each other, but things have happened: They've both lost parts of their memories....
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How to model collateral damage in Cortex Prime

When you think "collateral damage", you think "doom pool". I mean, I do, anyway. If you're not using the mod, I'd consider starting to. It started out in Marvel Heroic Roleplaying ...
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How to model collateral damage in Cortex Prime

Here are a few suggestions, in two main parts: how to decide how well this works, and how to represent the consequences. You don’t mention how heroic or gritty the tone of your game is, though, and ...
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How to model collateral damage in Cortex Prime

For "who gets hurt" : Either the player keeps multiple effects dice and targets multiple enemies, or you choose which enemies were closer to the window (you could even let the player choose)....
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