As a Dungeon Master I've found it's best just to relax when things go wrong, because nine times out of ten the unexpected is far better than what you have planned. I was running a game for a bunch of guys at my office. We met up every Wednesday night in one of the conference rooms to punch monsters and crack jokes, a welcome change from the stress of the rest of our workday.
One particular evening I was gearing up for a chapter climax. The party had been investigating this army of demihumans for weeks, trying to figure out who was organizing them and why. They followed lead after lead, clawing their way toward the top of the…Read more