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by Michael Rollins
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Down with D&D
Topic: Sneak Attack - Flanking
Replies: 11
Views: 1174

Re: Sneak Attack - Flanking

Here's another tangential but related question. Is advantage in 5e so powerful that getting it becomes more important in the mechanics than most anything else? I do feel like advantage IS that powerful. It's a hefty bonus, and usually if you can get it for one attack in a turn you'll get it for any...
by Michael Rollins
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Down with D&D
Topic: Sneak Attack - Flanking
Replies: 11
Views: 1174

Re: Sneak Attack - Flanking

I've found in my games that flanking in 5e is too easy, largely due to the fact that creatures can freely run in circles around each other. I only allow flanking if the group agrees to change the rules about reach and opportunity attacks to be more like previous editions. But generally I find that I...

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