• FollowMeAndDie
    Some musings on solving challenges with less combat.

    https://followmeanddie.com/2021/01/26/non-combat-solutions/
    Jan 26
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    hairylarry and ZDL like this
    hairylarry
    Feb 1
    Especially if there is a time element. You must retrieve the potion before the full moon to keep your friend from turning into a werewolf ... Can't waste time fighting and healing. Let's figure out a way to sneak around those kobolds.
    ZDL
    Feb 2
    Time pressure is a GM tool more GMs should use more often.
    hairylarry
    Feb 2
    I agree and I build it into my modules when I can. For instance the party was tasked with gathering medicine and with the people in the neighboring village sick they needed it by tomorrow. In my latest quest the party has to get a branch off the ancestor tree in a magic forest with about a bajillion hills and a big old tree at the top of every one. The catch was the ancestor tree glowed with a fey glow when the moon was full. So you know that only happens every 28 days so they had to be in the right place at the right time.I agree and I build it into my modules when I can. For instance the party was tasked with gathering medicine and with the people in the neighboring village sick they needed it by tomorrow. In my lates...See more
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