Archive for October 18th, 2014

How the Mighty Fall

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

'I am the Bugbear Slayer!' says our wizard, with some measure of hubris. Not that we entirely doubt this claim of a solo victory against the bugbear, particularly when we were all in the same combat, but the wizard's status of hero is a little shaken when, in the same round, two goblins stabbing at […]

Details, Details

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

'What happened?', asks the son. 'Well', says his dad, 'a huge bugbear' (it's medium, not huge) 'charged me' (there's no charging in fifth edition) 'and killed me with a critical hit' (okay, that bit happened).

Operation: Ostrich

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Looking in to a cave, we see little but darkness. That's okay, as we have a wizard who can cast light as a cantrip. 'Cast it on a pebble, so that we can cover it and snuff the light if we need to.' 'What, so when we round a corner to see 50 goblins and […]

Fifth Edition Changes to Alignment

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

We've captured a goblin that ambushed us, and question him about his camp's defences. 'Are there any guards on the way to the camp?' 'No.' 'Break his fingers and ask again', says the paladin.