Environment Design: Alternative Encounter Building III

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Environment is arguably the most diverse and impactful area of encounter design. Yet, it’s the one that’s most overlooked. Spend time browsing D&D content online (blogs, subreddits, and forums) and you notice most encounter design discussions focus on balance issues Continue reading Environment Design: Alternative Encounter Building III

Encounter Odds: Alternative Encounter Building II

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Last time, we changed our encounters by changing the level of the encounter. This time we’ll change the difficulty of encounters by adjusting the action economy with the encounter odds. DM Rule of Thumb All things equal in a combat Continue reading Encounter Odds: Alternative Encounter Building II

Longitude & Latitude: World Map Beginnings

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Welcome back! I have a confession to make. I’ve been procrastinating on finishing the religion section of the worldbuilding process. After a PC failure I lost the outline for the next post. I have the basic information, but have been Continue reading Longitude & Latitude: World Map Beginnings