About twenty years ago I helped organize a convention where we held a D&D Tournament every year. Each team of players were given the same character sheets and the exact same module. The games were run by a group of DMs who were coached to reward roleplaying as well as problem solving.
One of the characters was a Halfling named Luppy, who everyone called Loopy. At the beginning of the adventure the group rode out on horseback. One of the characters had riding proficiency and showed off a bit, rearing his horse and charging out the gate.
The Halfling attempted to do the same thing and fell off his horse.
Later on, the group was…Read more