Back in college, my friends and I had a small weekly gaming group that gathered in the dorm basement. The DM didn't have much experience and half of us were newbies, but we were having a blast.
We were reaching the end of a long crawl and had come upon a large moat with a castle on the opposite bank. There was a bridge of light to our left and a lone boatman in front of us.
The DM then did something that still makes me laugh. To a pack of newbies he said, "What are you going to do?"
He was soon banging his head against the table as the five of us suddenly went in four different directions: Two started walking across the…Read more