Ruther Rendommeleigh
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Am I overreacting or seeing things where they don't exist?
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Your feelings are justified Any session with new players - especially if the Session 0 (campaign discussion and playstyle negotiations) was cut short or lackluster - should be handled with care. While ...

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What are the rules for PC-PC seduction attempts?
5 votes

1. Make sure it's what you want As others have stated, seducing player characters is a big departure from how most groups play D&D. Before you proceed with any of this, make sure everyone at the ...

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How much XP should you award if the encounter was not solved via battle?
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4 votes

Encounter difficulty might depend heavily on the method and scenario... The rules on encounter design and "expected" XP values are explicitly described as guidelines, and while the default ...

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What is the purpose of easy combat scenarios that don't need resource expenditure?
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Some play styles more or less require them If you're playing a sandbox or simulationist game, the group is expected to encounter opponents both far above and below their own power level. Gathering ...

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My players want extra effects from their attacks. What should I do?
3 votes

Have the strength of effects depend on hit points The main risk with adding "special" effects to attacks is the possibility of circumventing hit points as a character's primary measure of ...

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Synaptic Static - when to roll the d6?
2 votes

The d6 is rolled each time an attack roll/ability check/concentration save is made The wording, while not free of ambiguity, specifies that the d6 is rolled "during that time" (i.e. the ...

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Is this wolf DMPC overpowered or underpowered?
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Figure out its role, build to purpose The balance of any game element depends on its purpose. Compared to a player character, the wolf is rather weak, especially a few levels in, but then again it's ...

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Would it be fair to use 1d30 (instead of rolling 2d20 and taking the higher die) for advantage rolls?
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It's a bit underwhelming The updated question states that numbers are clamped to the 1-20 range and details a method for determining criticals that yields a lower chance than the standard 2d20 method. ...

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