Re: BtB Combat, or something else?
I run it btb. It seemed complicated at first, but it really isn't once you do it a few times. It has a certain realism that I like as well.
Early on, I monkeyed with ascending AC since people in my group had become accustomed to that, but scrapped it. Now, it's opposite - in a recent game of 5e, saw that his AC would be 14 and said "that's terrible...oh wait."
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