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

Alternative Encounter Building I: Challenge Rating

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Wanting to transition from a new DM to an intermediate DM, but don’t know how? Improving your combat encounter design is the first step. Here’s the alternative encounter building budget I’ve been using for 5e. I’m a big fan of Continue reading Alternative Encounter Building I: Challenge Rating