My first D&D character was a human magic user (first edition D&D) named Marvin, who had 18 INT and a 7 for DEX.
Marvin was very lucky when it came to dodging. He would trip and fall, and whatever was “going to hit him” always missed. He never realized that he’d been seconds away from death. I played this up by having him stand up, dust himself off and say, "Man, I have the worst luck."
We started on our second adventure inside a cave, when Marvin noticed a glowing portal. One of the other players examined it and noticed it seemed magical. Marvin, knowing magic, wanted to take a closer look... and tripped and fell through the…Read more