Healing Surges in 5e, Room For Two?

May 1, 2012 Dread Gazebo 4

Let’s Just Call Them Surges

What if it were implied that surges just in fact gave a surge of something not to be named. We’re sticking to abstraction here, right? A surge of courage, energy, bravado, luck, knowledge…you get the picture. Why not use surges identically as previously but imply that they could be many things, that they can be traded in for a burst of HP, but perhaps not always.

Abandoning the XP Budget

April 19, 2011 Dread Gazebo 26

Encounter Building Sacrosanct What I’m about to suggest to you, some may consider sacrilege. It may be mechanically unsound, “unbalanced” or just plain stupid depending […]