Tag Archives: Houserules

What Do I Know About Houserules? Alternate Gritty Rules (D&D 5e)

Alternate Gritty Rules After running several sessions using the slow natural healing rules and the gritty realism rules for D&D 5e, as expressed in the optional rules in the Dungeon Master’s Guide, those are punishing. Careful resource management is a key to making a game feel more or less super heroic, but shifting rests to 8 hours and 7 days

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Retreat Rules for D&D 5e

Yesterday, there was a little bit of discussion about retreat in D&D, as well as how 13th Agesupports the concept of retreat. One of the responses I received referenced the Chase rules in the DMG, but I think PCs wanting to retreat represents a different narrative beat than PCs being involved in a chase. I’ve run chases using those rules

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What Do I Know About Houserules? Marvel Heroic Roleplaying

I really do love the Marvel Heroic Roleplaying game, so when I do something like this, it’s much more of a “let take things out to their logical conclusion/play off of some of the designer commentary” sort of thing. So I want to make sure this doesn’t come across as a “the game plays fine as long as you throw

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