Combat Related Queries Apr30

Combat Related Queries

A rapid succession of new rules hiccups came up recently, all related to combat. Prone Flanking Can you flank while prone? All of the other conditions specifically say you can’t flank if you can’t flank—but...

Forced Movement and Enemies Apr27

Forced Movement and Enemies

Yes another fun-filled rules ambiguity! In Dungeons & Dragons, the forced movement rules seem pretty clear. Nevertheless, an interesting question came up in a recent game: can you push, pull, or slide a bad guy through...

An Essentials Diversion

Over the past few months, Seth’s been running what we’ve come to call “The Essential’s Campaign.” In a nutshell, we all made characters from the options available in the two Essentials class...

Redesigning Encounters: Fallen Devil

In The Scouring of Gate Pass, the encounter titled Flaganus Mortus (otherwise known as the Fallen Devil) is located on page 44. Though this encounter was the easiest of the three I’ve redesigned, it’s by far my...

Movement Related Queries Apr12

Movement Related Que...

A couple of rules hiccups reared their ugly heads during the last few sessions. We...

Musings on Our Third...

Things have been on a roll over here at Nerd Headquarters. I’ve noticed that,...

Redesigning Encounte...

As I wrote about in Redesigning Encounters: Ambush!, while DMing the War of the...

Keeping Track of Con...

Keeping track of conditions is the one thing 4th Edition doesn’t make...

Redesigning Encounte...

War of the Burning Sky’s conversion from 3rd Edition came at a time before...

Musings on Our Secon...

Riding on the heels of our wildly successful first session, we made sure to kick...

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