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Improved Round Table Initiative

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The purpose of the improved round table initiative method is to speed up combat while making sure Dexterity scores, Alert feat and other game features relevant to initiative remain meaningful when determining the order of creatures' turns in combat.

With the round table initiative method, the DM doesn't need to write anything down or keep track of turns. Players always know who goes next, which is a huge time saving benefit for a D&D combat.

Once the players are familiar with the method, determining order of play before combat becomes extremely easy. As with the default rolling initiative method, characters with high Dexterity scores and initiative modifiers are privileged while characters with low modifiers are penalized when it comes to acting fast in a round of combat.

Note: full-size preview shows version 1.0 ; click here for preview of 2.0.

Change Log: 2017-07-15  v.2.0 : text easier to understand; clarifications, extra variants, and minor corrections

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This title was added to our catalog on February 28, 2017.