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Newbiespud 31st Mar 2020, 6:00 AM edit delete
Author: GreatDinn

Guest Author's Note: "There is no plan except what the players say there is. Most of the time.

Story Time: Any times where a DM took a potential plan more seriously than the players?"

Newbiespud's Note: Got another Spudventure for you! Well, technically it's a Spudless Spudventure, but it's a side-story to The Forgotten Ones that might bite us in the butt later, so that's exciting!
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Steel Resolve 31st Mar 2020, 7:36 AM edit delete reply
There is a fine line between offering your players a challenge, and trying to destroy them with your machinations. You don't always know when you've crossed it, but it's easy to recognize from outside.
Winged Cat 31st Mar 2020, 2:21 PM edit delete reply
Winged Cat
The line is short of when you have finally destroyed them, right?
werefrog 1st Apr 2020, 12:42 PM edit delete reply
The best plan of any party The Werefrog was ever in was delivering a fruit basket to the great dragon.

Great Dragons are known to kill those who approach their lairs. However, we needed to go to the lair to ask a favor of the great dragon. Therefore, we needed an excuse to go there. As such, we planned to deliver a basket filled with fruit to the dragon stating we were hired to deliver the basket.

Of course, the entity that hired us to deliver the basket was our party. Yep, we hired ourselves to deliver a basket of fruit to a dragon who lived in the mountains on the opposite side a desert simply to ask him if what he knew of a butter spider.
BackSet 1st Apr 2020, 5:22 PM edit delete reply
The GM is smiling. Bad news.

Especially since Sunset is inexperienced and probably going to make a poorly thought out choice.
Scissors Rock Paper 2nd Apr 2020, 2:46 AM edit delete reply
It's the player mindset. You grow out of it eventually...
Digo 2nd Apr 2020, 7:52 AM edit delete reply
A DM has to keep in mind that some players just wanna be nuts because they cannot be such in real life.