Impractical Applications (Running for Smart Alecks)

With my group, running for smart PCs is the rule, not the exception; even the tanks tend to be pretty good at solving riddles and exploiting technicalities. So we learn a thing or two about how to handle each other, or we face each other’s snark.
I deal with it by doing layer-plots. If I can [...]

Running for Smart PCs

It’s pretty easy for a GM to manage a group whose idea of ideal characters to emulate are your standard sword and sorcery hero. Provide plenty of things for them to pound/spellcast at/otherwise beat to a pulp (possibly with variations for the ones who do it from behind, or do it with a little bit [...]