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Combat Coeffect - Complexity, Drama and Agency

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Is your combat feeling long but unexciting, lacking drama and consequence?

  • Level 0: Unplayable Over-simplifications. 4
    • Sheer numbers game. 4
    • Power-struggle. 4
    • A Random-factor in a Power-Struggle. 5
    • Having a Tactic / Birth of Agency. 6
    • Becoming a specialist. 7
  • Level 1: Fundaments of RPG Combat. 9
    • It’s a Hit! 9
    • World of Hurt. 10
    • Who goes first. 13
    • NPCs also Roll 15
    • Multiple rounds. 16
    • Gear. 17
    • Man’s Best Friend. 19
    • Special-moves and Feats. 20
  • Level 2: Spicing combat up! 22
    • Distance and positioning (& likely miniatures). 22
    • Conditions. 24
    • Secondary resolutions. 26
    • Fighting as a team.. 27
    • Environment and where the combat takes place. 28
    • Secondary combat attributes and winning methods. 30
    • Adaptive scene. 32
    • Phased / escalated conflict. 33
    • Weapon versatility. 34
    • Shared Resources. 36
    • Advanced Magic. 37
    • Respect your enemy. 38
    • Rock-paper-scissors ^ 2. 39
  • Level 3: Beyond Fighting. 41
    • Do I get XP?. 41
    • Cut-scenes and Story-Telling Authority. 42
    • Campfire Reflections. 43


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