The Quickening: Tips For Streamlining Combat

Combat is the most time-consuming portion of many, many tabletop games. It can degenerate into a chaotic, messy duel of opposed rolls at a moment's notice, easily leaving everyone at the table bored, spacey and frustrated. While there are a lot of groups that don't have these particular problems, ¬†introducing new players, new systems or... Continue Reading →

Making a Fight Dynamic and Memorable

A good encounter requires a clever design and a unique twist. But beyond that, it requires a certain snappy feel which gets the players to sit up and take notice. Here are some techniques I've collected over the years to make fights really memorable.

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