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Thread: Did I make a bad DM decision?
Saturday, 19th January, 2002, 07:59 PM #1
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Did I make a bad DM decision?
Last week I made a decision which indirectly led to the death of a character, and I'm not sure if I made the best decision (being a little jet-lagged).
The psion was in a web spell. He wanted to use matter agitation to burn the webs away, but I ruled that it wouldn't be possible to directly agitate the webs, since the strands of silk weren't thick enough to catch fire.
I was anticipating that he would use the power on his spearhead or his cloak to produce actual fire, but he didn't. A couple of rounds later he was killed be a couple of flaming arrow bolts which hit him within the web (and he failed both his saving throws).
Should I have let matter agitation set fire to the web? Or did I make a reasonable decision here?
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