What’s the best way to spend a Sunday morning? Annoying the designers of D&D. But I have an excuse: I reealllyy needed an answer to this one. I give you: The Official-ish answer to the Sentinel Problem. The short version: Sentinel triggers after the triggering attack resolves. Which makes a lot of sense. I mean,
On the whole, I am a fan of the new edition of Dungeons & Dragons. However, my gaming group was not fond of some aspects of the Advantage/Disadvantage rule; they felt that the current Advantage/Disadvantage rule (as of the final playtest packet) goes too far in abstracting the combat situation from reality. This is my first house rule, then: a change to Advantage that preserves the game math while also making Advantage more dynamic and interesting.
I am honestly very excited by today’s announcement that 5th Edition D&D will release a free Basic D&D document to the public. I think it’s a great step towards getting more players into the game (and some more back into the game). Let’s all be honest; we’ve sat down to play games with someone who had that