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ziresta
Acolyte

USA
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Posted - 15 Oct 2018 :  18:34:43  Show Profile  Visit ziresta's Homepage Send ziresta a Private Message  Reply with Quote
In a Stargate d20 game, I blew up a dinosaur . . . and got killed by a large hunk of it landing on me. I think the rest of my PC deaths have been pretty boring "took on a monster that it turns out I couldn't handle" things.

But, as DM, I killed my wife's character in the very first encounter in a game . . . by having someone hit her with a stick. I rolled VERY well. She was level 1, and her hit points were not so great. As it was a 1-on-1 game and I'd built the whole concept around her character, there was conveniently someone nearby to resurrect her. Otherwise, that would've been one of the shortest games of all time.
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Wooly Rupert
Master of Mischief
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Posted - 15 Oct 2018 :  20:03:09  Show Profile Send Wooly Rupert a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by ziresta

In a Stargate d20 game, I blew up a dinosaur . . . and got killed by a large hunk of it landing on me. I think the rest of my PC deaths have been pretty boring "took on a monster that it turns out I couldn't handle" things.

But, as DM, I killed my wife's character in the very first encounter in a game . . . by having someone hit her with a stick. I rolled VERY well. She was level 1, and her hit points were not so great. As it was a 1-on-1 game and I'd built the whole concept around her character, there was conveniently someone nearby to resurrect her. Otherwise, that would've been one of the shortest games of all time.



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Ayrik
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Canada
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Posted - 16 Oct 2018 :  03:44:08  Show Profile Send Ayrik a Private Message  Reply with Quote
(She might be "in charge" of accumulating/decorating all the stuff in the home, but a smart man spends a little extra to ensure he has a comfy couch.)

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Fineva
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Canada
70 Posts

Posted - 16 Oct 2018 :  05:12:25  Show Profile Send Fineva a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Tselin Nyai my wizard was hiding under a fully functional palanquin with ten bearers, someone shot the bearers and the palanquin fell on him, one of the legs pinning his chest. The party trying to lift it off him multiple times ended up driving the stake through him.

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Cosmar
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Posted - 19 Aug 2019 :  21:27:12  Show Profile Send Cosmar a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Our low-level, inexperienced D&D 3.5 party fought a juvenile green dragon in a forest. My barbarian got the bright idea to climb one of the trees and try to jump on the dragon's back when it flew by. He missed the jump, failed the jump roll for falling, and died from falling damage. SPLAT

Edited by - Cosmar on 19 Aug 2019 21:36:16
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Delnyn
Learned Scribe

USA
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Posted - 15 Mar 2020 :  21:08:38  Show Profile Send Delnyn a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Party magic-user panicked when party entered an Underdark grotto with six beholder. He whipped out a point blank fireball before the antimagic rays could be fired. One detail: Those were all gas spores. If a party member was not in the fireball blast, he or she was still in range of at least two gas spore explosions

Edited by - Delnyn on 15 Mar 2020 21:10:13
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Copper Elven Vampire
Master of Realmslore

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Posted - 24 Mar 2020 :  19:57:04  Show Profile Send Copper Elven Vampire a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Now that I look back in the remote past.... I was turned to glass by The Mistmaster and then he followed up with a quickened Shatter spell, that broke me into pieces. I have since stolen that technique and it works almost 85% of the time if your a powerful enough arcane caster.
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