Skull RPG: Game Masters Tell Your Story

GM 101: Scaling the Challenge Rating in the Middle of a Conflict

February 18, 2021 Dwight and Jacob Scull Season 1 Episode 148
Skull RPG: Game Masters Tell Your Story
GM 101: Scaling the Challenge Rating in the Middle of a Conflict
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Skull RPG: Game Masters Tell Your Story
GM 101: Scaling the Challenge Rating in the Middle of a Conflict
Feb 18, 2021 Season 1 Episode 148
Dwight and Jacob Scull

Hey Storytellers,

Sometimes in the middle of a conflict, you realize that your players are running through it too fast. So what do you do about that?

Check out our newest book - Human NPC's: 84 Complete NPC's for 5th edition to use in your RPG in minutes:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08TCKRZTM/

Check out our first book - 19 RPG Adventures for Game Masters to Run in any TTRPG: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08NQ38H2K

In today's episode, we cover how to scale up or down your conflict in order to make it interesting. This may mean you fudge a die roll to avoid fully killing a player, or it may mean that backup for either side comes out of an unopened door or unexplored hallway.

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Hey Storytellers,

Sometimes in the middle of a conflict, you realize that your players are running through it too fast. So what do you do about that?

Check out our newest book - Human NPC's: 84 Complete NPC's for 5th edition to use in your RPG in minutes:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08TCKRZTM/

Check out our first book - 19 RPG Adventures for Game Masters to Run in any TTRPG: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08NQ38H2K

In today's episode, we cover how to scale up or down your conflict in order to make it interesting. This may mean you fudge a die roll to avoid fully killing a player, or it may mean that backup for either side comes out of an unopened door or unexplored hallway.