An Action Point Every Encounter Feb03

An Action Point Every Encounter

For a while, I’ve thought about awarding an action point every encounter instead of after every two encounters—or once every milestone. The main reason is because I easily forget which encounter is a milestone...

Musings on Our Seventh Session

The last month has seen a lot of changes to our roster. First, Brian went and got himself married, and then let his wife convince him to move to the other side of the country. This put a damper on the campaign, not only...

Using Fortune Cards Jun20

Using Fortune Cards

At first, I wasn’t completely sold on Fortune Cards. How would they work? Would I use them? Sure, I had a few ideas—but until I was able to get them into my hot little hands, I just didn’t know what my...

Fortune Cards

Wizards of the Coast just announced Fortune Cards, a customizable card component for 4th Edition D&D. The idea is, at the beginning of each encounter, a player would draw one card at random and use the card’s...

Combating the Golf B...

In 3rd Edition’s heyday, one major rules adjustment I’d instituted was a...

Bonus Action Points Jan02

Bonus Action Points

Midway through 3rd Edition, I added a new system of rewards to my games. This...