Our gaming group was very new to D&D, mostly first timers with just a couple veterans. We worked hard to get our team leveled up and figure out a good party balance. We were finally starting to get a feel for the game.
To keep the fights interesting our DM liked to throw a variety of unusual monsters at us. One such set was a pack of Living Vines. When the fight starting going badly, one of the newcomers turned to one of our veteran players, a Gnome Rogue, he doused him in oil, lit him on fire, and threw him at the Living Vines.
I don't know which was funnier, the surprising effectiveness of his action, or the outrage of the…Read more