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How do you use the spell tracker on Lamentations of the Flame Princess character sheet?

I am not sure which official character sheet these fields appear in. In the character sheet that I have seen, those fields look like this: The free rules include a section at the end that describes ...
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To Beef up my Summon Spell, do I need Thaumaturgic Circles, or will Human Sacrifice alone suffice?

You can use either of them, or both, or none The wording in this game can be a little confusing, especially on that spell, and they had to improve clarify a few times (source) because it was so ...
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How does surprise affect AC?

A quote from near the end of the grindhouse book, in the guidance for filling the character sheet (page 166): Surprised AC is Mêlée without shield or Dexterity modifiers, minus 2. Also, as ...
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When was LotFP grindhouse edition published?

According to rpg.net's gaming index, the grindhouse edition boxed set (and thus the referee book) was published in 2011.
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LotFP Combining Power for Summon

Magic in Lamentations of the Flame Princess is more personalized, chaotic, and disruptive than other, D&D-adjacent games. There's no general way to combine the efforts of Magic-Users. The in-...
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How do you use the spell tracker on Lamentations of the Flame Princess character sheet?

Note that every dot has a larger area (a triangle or an irregular quadrilateral) next to it. You can associate each dot with a spell level. You could try to fit in the number of spells per day of a ...
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What is the optimum PC level for Death Frost Doom?

3rd-6th level should work You do not have to take it from me. James Edward Raggi IV shares this in his foreword to the 2009 version: I’ve personally only run this adventure, both in its combined ...
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Surprise attacks

Even if you are prepared for someone to show up, you still might be surprised and/or unnable to react properly like planned. On an ambush, those being surprised have a 33% chance to being able to ...
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What are the differences between Labyrinth Lord and Lamentations of the Flame Princess?

Labyrinth Lord is based on the Moldvay/Cook B/X D&D rules, while Lamentations of the Flame Princess is based on the Frank Mentzer Basic D&D rules (the first of the BECMI rulesets). These ...
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