What other folks say about running versus playing games

Leave No Trace - Pat Lee I recently left my last Adventurers League campaign, in which a player from my Out of the Abyss campaign is now running Waterdeep: Dragon Heist for approximately the same group. A number of reasons led to this choice, including the AL Season 8 ruleset. However, the fact that I really prefer the GM … Continue reading What other folks say about running versus playing games

Give the players what they asked for

How do you handle "failure" in Dungeons and Dragons? What about when a player doesn't succeed on knowledge checks of various sorts? I wrote before about avoiding boring failures by using techniques like "success at a cost" and "degrees". But let's talk a bit about what happens specifically when players roll to find out information. … Continue reading Give the players what they asked for