Just recently, my party was breaking into a fort patrolled by a large number of armed guards. The plan: my Rogue would sneak in, scout the place, open the front gates, and possibly cause trouble if she could. Then, the Druid and the Paladin would charge, the Druid on his Dire Bear, the Paladin with some knights he had convinced to help him.
After some careful scouting, my Rogue found a set of handholds and was able to make it over the wall. Fortunately, there were no guards nearby. As my Rogue looked around to see what the other guards were doing, another player suggested, "what if she trips one of them?"
I thought about it for a…Read more