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Posted by: The_Jester on Dec 12, 2012 at 09:24:21 AM
Everyone’s time comes eventually. Eventually bad tactics, story, or cold dice kill a character. I’ve lost a couple and I’ve killed a couple.
But what happens next? I’m not talking about the long tunnel with the bright light or passage to the Shadowfell, but what happens at the table. A character just died and there are two or three hours left in the session. What do you do?
What Came BeforeThis is the spiritual follow-up to an earlier blog where I mused about killing PCs, but did not really touch on the follow-up. This seemed like an omission, which I now correct.
Below are some options and discussion on what to do when a PC dies at your table.
The baseline action for a PC dying unexpectedly is that player sits around bored, watching events unfold....
Posted by: The_Jester on Sep 6, 2010 at 10:39:46 AM
We interrupt your regularly scheduled blog (on designing a drow city) for a review of WotC's new board game: Castle Ravenloft. I've only played through the game a few times and have not yet tried all the scenarios, but I think I've played enough to attempt a review.
Background / Disclaimer
I'm a huge Ravenloft fan. Which is primarily why I picked-up this game. Okay, full disclosure, it's the only reason I picked-up this game. Gotta keep that collection complete. So I was concerned and interested with its authenticity to the Ravenloft brand, history, and feel.
Oddly, I don't expect the game to see that much use with friends. While I hang with geeky people and we enjoy board game nights, we're probably more likely to try another game rather than play D&D on our non-D&D night. We'll saving...