Posts Tagged ‘ combat ’

The Angry Guide to Kickass Combats (Part 3): Let’s Make Some F&%$ing Fights Already!

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October 7, 2014
Gnoll02

I wanted to start by saying “Welcome to my Dungeon,” but I can’t. Because you really aren’t. See, I don’t like doing this. This is where I toil, where I labor, where I create my perfect games. This is MY space. But there’s only so much you can learn from theorcraft. I can tell...
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The Angry Guide to Kicka$& Combats (Part 2): Battlefields and BattleFEELS

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September 23, 2014
Battlefield2

(Yeah, that’s right. BattleFEELS. I said it. It’s a good title. Wait until you get to that part. It makes perfect sense and it’s witty as hell. You know what? F$&% off. I don’t have to impress you!) Welcome to Part 2 of The Angry Guide to A$%kicking Combats! In the last part, we...
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The Angry Guide to A$&kicking Combats (Part 1): Picking Your Enemies

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September 9, 2014
Setting the PCs Up to Fail

Don’t you hate it when someone promises you a thing and then when they finally deliver, they only deliver half the thing? And they say “I’m sorry, but the thing turned out to be so huge I need to break it up?” And you say “but I wanted the whole thing now!” And they...
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Three Shocking Things You Won’t Believe About D&D Combat

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August 27, 2014
Scry Bait Featured

Let’s not waste a lot of time with long-a$&, rambling introductions. I’ve written about handing actions, running basic encounters, building basic encounters, and social interaction. So, it’s time to wade into a topic very near and dear to the shriveled blackened chest-nugget that passes for my heart: combat encounters. As is sort of standard for...
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Popcorn Initiative: A Great Way to Adjust D&D and Pathfinder Initiative with a Stupid Name

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September 13, 2013
Setting the PCs Up to Fail

All right, kiddos, I am breaking from my usual game of writing thousands and thousands of words tell you how to run a game in exhausting detail (deliberate word choice, don’t correct me). Instead, I’m going to throw a house rule at you. Use it. Don’t use it. I don’t care. I’ve been using...
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