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What's the inspiration for the owlbear?

57 votes
4 answers
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What inspired the D&D version of the Rakshasa?

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4 answers
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What is "the d20 bust," and what does "post-d20 game" mean?

50 votes
3 answers
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Shame him into not shooting: multiple stress tracks in a single conflict

47 votes
9 answers
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How do I avoid clichés while improvising?

37 votes
4 answers
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What policies should be made at the start of a campaign, to define the desired game experience and avoid bad feelings later?

36 votes
1 answer
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What's the difference between Apocalypse World 1e and 2e?

35 votes
2 answers
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My players grow Weary of the endless Endgame

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4 answers
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Spoilt for choice: helping traditional-system players adapt to narrative-control games

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6 answers
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How many rolls does it take to get to six coins?

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1 answer
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Is my copy of Ki Khanga a misprint?

28 votes
1 answer
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Was the Tomb of Horrors module representative of Gygaxian DMing?

27 votes
4 answers
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How do I explain stress to a d20 crowd?

26 votes
1 answer
651 views

Why does a character get Fate points from invocation only at the end of a scene in Fate Core?

24 votes
6 answers
3k views

How to deal with players rolling dice before establishing the context of the action?

23 votes
3 answers
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Free Basic-Rules-only adventure to showcase D&D 5e [closed]

23 votes
5 answers
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How to rule a permanently blind PC in D&D 4e?

23 votes
1 answer
958 views

How many dice fit in the sun?

21 votes
2 answers
1k views

Examples of Fate mechanics for telling team stories with one player

20 votes
5 answers
804 views

Tempting fate: precedent for compels without aspects

19 votes
9 answers
3k views

How can I get Sharpie off my d6s?

19 votes
1 answer
418 views

Why is drawing more cards a penalty?

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3 answers
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How can I make diseases non-trivial?

18 votes
5 answers
2k views

Making epic combat interesting and challenging but not complicated

16 votes
3 answers
774 views

Tips and pitfalls for a variable-size group

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2 answers
351 views

Distributing the Gods among more than seven players

15 votes
2 answers
326 views

What happens when I have zero Cool?

15 votes
1 answer
943 views

Actual Play of Don't Rest Your Head one-shot exemplar

15 votes
7 answers
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Advantages and disadvantages in using a one-shot pre-gen to introduce a new system

15 votes
4 answers
700 views

How can I keep track of Aspects and Powers?