I Imagine You're Right

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

'Can we see the god through the portal?' 'It's just shimmering light at the moment. It's like the opening of a wormhole.' 'That doesn't help. I've not actually seen any wormholes.' 'Use your imagination.' 'Okay, in my imagination the opening of a wormhole is like a full-blown IMAX experience. We see the god in amazing […]

Spoiler: Not the Room We First Thought

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

'Which way does the door open?' 'It opens in to the room.' '... which room?'

It Just Stops Being a Skill Check

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

We were at the bottom of a structure and got to the top quickly thanks to dimension door and fly spells. Now we're at the top of the structure and want to get to the bottom quickly, but have no more spells. Luckily, there's a crane just sitting there, with a rope leading all the […]

I'm Adding These Skills to my Character Description

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

'In the room, sacks lie on the ground, along with a broken bookcase. What you notice, though, is a hole 4 feet high, 3 feet wide has been smashed through the south wall.' 'Neat. I apparently have a keen eye for dimensions.' [A little later] 'You ascend the stairs and go up 20 feet.' 'I […]

Pasha 'Two-Hats' Has an Opinion on This

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

'Can we wear more than one cloak?' 'The DM's Guide says to use common sense.' 'Well, that's no help.'

Just the Boring Part

Monday, June 12th, 2017

'I'm pretty sure unattended objects catch fire if they can.' '...really? Neat. I'm going to drop my axe and wait for the fireworks!' 'I think you missed part of the conversation.'

But Take Out the Colon

Monday, June 5th, 2017

'You could write a note in Dwarven, maybe using Pasha's blood.' 'Or a novel perhaps.' 'An epic novel, in three volumes, plus appendices.' 'Just the one appendix, I would think.'

I Don't Know Enough About Mining To Dispute It

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Whilst we're in the mine, Pasha wants to take advantage of the opportunity it presents. 'Can I take 20 to search the rock face for gems?' 'Okay, you can take 20 to find them, but how will you take them?' 'I'm taking 20.' 'And that helps by...?' '...finding the ones that are ready to fall […]

Monkey and the Monk

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

A guard appears on the ledge above us, some forty feet up. That poses a bit of a quandary for us, particularly as our baboon carrying a rope has disappeared. We have to quickly work out how to get enough of us up to the ledge before the guard can raise the alarm. Pasha can […]

Do We Get Inspiration For Understanding This?

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

'You see someone looking down at you. He looks surprised. But not surprised.' 'What?' 'He's surprised, but not surprised.' 'Yeah, that's not helpful.' 'He is not surprised, but he looks surprised.' 'Oh. Oh! So he's not surprised enough to give us a mechanical advantage, but you want to convey his emotional surprise at seeing us. […]