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490 How do I get my PCs to not be a bunch of murderous cretins? 2011-05-21T21:08:57.223

378 What is "my guy syndrome" and how do I handle it? 2014-05-03T22:00:16.967

241 Managing a Medieval Low Orbit Ion Cannon 2016-02-23T15:48:22.603

212 Without a magic item economy, what is gold for? 2014-09-09T22:11:18.480

208 Dealing with difficult male players, when you're a new female player? 2014-12-05T03:02:09.277

190 How does rolling two d20 and taking the higher affect the average outcome? 2012-05-29T19:00:11.883

176 Player claims their wizard character knows everything (from books). Solutions? 2016-10-28T21:10:01.537

172 How does a player correct a GM mistake without being a rules lawyer or pushover? 2010-11-08T19:10:03.967

170 What are the primary differences between the rules of D&D 3.5 and Pathfinder? 2010-08-19T19:29:48.403

170 I'm at a loss with “Dungeons and Dragons.” How does one play it, anyway? 2011-11-27T16:42:28.427

167 How to let my players fail their rolls intentionally, but covertly? 2017-02-09T17:30:47.430

155 What's the greatest number of hands I can have to annoy my mother-in-law with? 2019-12-12T15:16:18.753

152 How to deal with players who like to use the local authorities to solve their problems 2012-10-25T09:34:17.597

147 Players skipping side quests just to have a laugh at the DM 2018-02-23T12:26:45.513

144 Who created the idea of Experience Points? 2011-04-25T08:52:09.027

141 How can DMs effectively telegraph specific dangers in D&D? 2010-10-17T06:31:19.793

141 How do you help players not focus on the rules? 2011-02-12T18:43:01.067

141 Can you drink a potion one-handed underwater? 2016-08-13T17:51:03.403

138 Can I begin roleplaying if I'm visually impaired? 2016-08-16T03:24:44.700

137 Betrayed by my GM; how can I respond? 2013-10-25T07:25:50.027

133 What is the source of the "spells do only what they say they do" rules interpretation principle? 2017-09-29T11:21:38.530

133 Is there a maximum attainable beard thickness? 2018-07-23T15:47:53.490

126 What can I do when I accidentally gave out an overpowered item? 2015-08-19T13:24:10.697

125 How to stop players from making the game X-rated 2018-03-10T17:08:52.333

124 Where can I find other RPG players? 2010-08-26T21:08:09.047

124 Are peoples' competencies really as flat in D&D 5e as its math suggests? 2014-07-21T23:16:52.227

122 Evil Campaigns: How to explain the difference between being evil and being a jerk? 2018-04-09T17:21:24.730

121 New girl gamer in our D&D group is causing weird tension - what to do? 2017-01-12T06:06:19.190

121 What's the point of long, empty hallways in dungeons? 2017-05-05T06:31:26.047

117 As a man, how can I roleplay a woman better? 2010-11-04T18:40:51.747

117 PC ate a necklace of fireballs bead. How dead should they be? 2017-11-02T10:58:29.433

115 What are the big differences between the D&D editions? 2012-03-27T19:16:18.957

112 What tools are useful to organize a GM's campaign notes? 2010-08-19T23:04:56.290

109 As a player, I am approaching a situation where "My Guy" syndrome seems inevitable and almost appropriate. What can I do to soften any problems? 2017-06-08T22:03:49.657

107 When should I fudge dice rolls? 2013-12-12T00:47:56.323

107 I failed to open a lock. Now what? 2014-10-09T01:59:51.980

107 Given powerful low-level Clerical healing, how can sick, crippled or otherwise unhealthy people exist? 2016-07-07T16:20:08.947

106 How should a GM deal with "standing orders?" 2013-05-15T16:10:24.427

106 Is there a legal way to get D&D 5e core rulebook PDFs? 2014-09-10T17:49:32.063

106 What is a session 0? 2017-08-15T20:49:39.830

106 How to prevent metagaming induced by trying to not metagame? 2018-04-23T18:15:09.180

105 How to deal with player MacGyver-ism? 2014-10-22T12:46:24.670

104 How many people does it take to steal a Star Destroyer? 2011-05-19T22:30:43.363

104 How can we handle "firing" our DM? 2017-06-12T17:19:50.723

104 Why is the D&D gorgon a metal bull? 2017-12-06T23:23:43.207

103 How can I make my PCs flee? 2012-09-13T23:17:05.690

103 As a player with ADHD, how do I avoid disrupting the game? 2018-11-27T14:06:02.680

102 Can a snake be prone? 2018-01-30T14:09:18.110

100 How do I not cheapen death, while also respecting my players' time? 2012-12-03T02:49:01.210

100 Dealing with (supposedly) in-character bullying 2018-06-25T12:54:18.040


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