Ugh, this was shaping up to be a great hero, but it all fell apart. I was hoping to do average or maybe better than average on the final adventure; if I had done so, it would have been my personal highest score. Unfortunately, the adventure stared with d20s: 1,20,1,2,1,11,5. That's an average of 5.86 over 6d20!
The bad luck didn't stop there. Sure, my rolls got better, but all of the a-typical encounter types for the terrain kept coming up! At level 10 in a temple, the odds of getting an AC, Charisma OR Wisdom encounter are about 18%. Since no encounters are ever repeated in one adventure, the chances go down each time one of these occur (by about 5%). Wouldn't you know it, but 4 out of 5 of my temple encounters were of these types! Meanwhile,…Read more >