• amidoinitrite,  Concept,  D&D,  StoCo

    Week 1: Activity #2 for ‘Spring 2022 Write Your First D&D Encounter Workshop’

    As noted by M.T. Black on the Stoco workshop website, D&D encounters can be categorised using the “three pillars” of: combat social exploration. M.T. Black also highlights how the three pillars make an encounter unique and dynamic, and although it’s possible to apply all three pillars in one encounter, one is usually enough. Combat Because combat is crucial to character progression in D&D, the majority of the rules are related to combat-related activities. M.T. Black describes a combat encounter as an obstacle where a character must fight an antagonist. Black also notes that combat isn’t limited to killing an opponent or inflicting maximum damage while minimising your own. It also…