Response to “Charting Alignment”

Christopher O’Dell, the Grognardling, talks about Charting Alignment, using a mechanism similar to that used to chart honor in Oriental Adventures. When I’ve considered something like this, I’ve usually found myself treating the various modifiers as ‘encounters’ providing ‘experience points’ toward the alignment.  That is, instead of a “+1 to …

Random Encounter Tables: Second Thoughts (Heavy Lifting, part 2)

… I suppose I could have found a way to get a dash in there or something.  What’s one more separator in a title? I realized today after Random Encounter Tables: Second Thoughts (Heavy Lifting) went up that the raw percentages might not be so useful overall, but didn’t have …

Random Encounter Tables: Second Thoughts (Heavy Lifting)

I had some Second Thoughts about Random Encounter Tables.  Erik Tenkar likes using three dice for his random encounter tables because he likes the curve, and planned to have deliberate, potentially large gaps in the table so he could combine the random encounter check (determine whether there is one) and …