I thought that Sandboxing also imply a precise determination of monsters, mapping, threats that the PC may encounter, and the DM has to stick hardly to those predetermined information. Or maybe I misunderstood?
I like to play in a fantasy world where I don’t know every mechanics about magic.
It’s hard at first to place faith in DM and receive description as the reality, and don’t quit by asking “what spell do that”, “Does he still have spell slot usable”.
From a NPC point of view, character may not...
I got a suggestion for less random ability score.
You use point buy to place initial score.
Then you let roll 4d6 drop lowest x time to try to improve the best or two best score, or the best and the worst score.
It won’t create monster, it won’t won’t create scrap character.
a more formal...
Indeed, and some table have certainly seen worst case than this one.
Math and probability are hard, if you let roll six time for stat, one of these days someone, somewhere gonna roll six 18. Or six 3! So a system that want more leveled ability score need to aim directly at rolled stat with some...
Last time we rolled stat it was openly in front of everyone, but your post remind me of old memories. Rolled stat is often an iconic moment in DnD personal history, some remember very well if their first character roll a 18. it’s a part of the game to handle with care!
After some reply in other thread, I start to understand some expectations :
Psionic need to be “special“ even in a fantasy game.
Psionic need to be a system out of the system, like “I used my telekinetic power to” and add a flavorful description.
Overall some have the expectation of an ideal...