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10/29/2019 7:58 am  #1


Fire Trap via Messenger Bird

Long story short Vikings attacked the town the characters were in. As a distraction, a Druid character sent a Fire-trapped sealed scroll via the Messenger Bird spell to the tent of the (very old) Leader of the attack. The leader was hurt badly by the spell which allowed him to be later killed. I rather thought this was an inventive use of the spells.

 


“How can I wear the harness of toil
And sweat at the daily round,
While in my soul forever
The drums of Pictdom sound?” 
 

10/29/2019 3:00 pm  #2


Re: Fire Trap via Messenger Bird

Haha, definitely very creative!  That must have been one tiny scroll, though...

Did anyone bother to ask whether or not the bird lived??? https://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/tongue.png

 

10/29/2019 3:05 pm  #3


Re: Fire Trap via Messenger Bird

Derek_the_Hunter wrote:

Haha, definitely very creative!  That must have been one tiny scroll, though...

Did anyone bother to ask whether or not the bird lived??? https://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons/tongue.png

No the poor bird was slain. Unfortunately.  The session was a lot of fun.
 


“How can I wear the harness of toil
And sweat at the daily round,
While in my soul forever
The drums of Pictdom sound?” 
     Thread Starter
 

10/29/2019 5:17 pm  #4


Re: Fire Trap via Messenger Bird

I love the creative, thoughtful use of spells...


"Rhialto said sternly: 'Sarsem, your conduct has been less than wise. Need I remind you of this?'
'You need say nothing! In sheer disgust, discharge me from my indenture! The humiliation will be an overwhelming punishment.'
'We are not so cruel,' said Ildefonse."
Jack Vance, Rhialto the Marvellous
 

10/29/2019 5:55 pm  #5


Re: Fire Trap via Messenger Bird

rhialto wrote:

I love the creative, thoughtful use of spells...

Agreed! I always lean toward generous rulings when players try to be creative, so long as it doesn't feel like I'm setting a game-breaking/abusive precedent.


Blackadder23: Insanely long villain soliloquy, then "Your action?"
BORGO'S PLAYER: I shoot him in the face
 

10/30/2019 2:01 pm  #6


Re: Fire Trap via Messenger Bird

mabon5127 wrote:

The session was a lot of fun.

That's really all that matters!

 

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