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Podcast Episode 29 - Realistic AD&D Initiative, Update on Campaigns and Playtests

There have been many attempts to house-rule and update AD&D Initiative/Surprise rules to make it more "realistic." I visit one of those alternative systems from an email I received, as well as talk about what happened with my player that I thought was leaving my campaign! Plus... I'm nervous about a new type of game!

Anchor Episode link: https://anchor.fm/the-dungeon-masters-handb/episodes/Episode-29---Realistic-ADD-Initiative--Update-on-Cam-eb2k7s

Links and Resources mentioned in this episode:

Goblin's Henchman Houserules from AD&D Inspiration
https://goblinshenchman.wordpress.com/2020/01/08/add-surprise-rules-repurposing-them-as-a-combat-system/

https://goblinshenchman.wordpress.com/2020/02/09/s-m-a-r-t-rpg-a-draft-rules-light-d6-rpg-system/

Gronardia vists Dragon #71 on Initiative - "Who Gets the First Swing"
http://grognardia.blogspot.com/2011/11/articles-of-dragon-who-gets-first-swing.html

Adventure Logs from Etinerra Campaign Game
https://adventurel…

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