Character Death

The Heavy Metal GM


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It’s a showdown with a big adversary you have been chasing for a time, and they brought A LOT of their friends with them. Their friends are a bit whimpy so you leave’em to the magic casters, no problem. You run up to them to strike at the only opening you can see, and WHAM! They blast you with an unexpected fireball leaving you at… oh, no… NEGATIVE HALF MY HIT POINTS?! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

Character death can be traumatic at times but it can be very refreshing too. This is going to be a blend between talking about the 13th Age rules for character death and general advice on how to handle this on either side of the screen. Let’s get to it, shall we?

Simplicity! It’s what this game lives for, right? No difference here. For your character to be dead, he/she has to reach negative…

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