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100 Ways to Excuse a Character Absence


"I'm so sorry, I can't make it this week."

We've been there. We've all been there. The dreaded session drop-out.

Someone can't make it. But your other players are ready to continue.

How do you explain why one of their companions is suddenly gone?

100 Ways to Excuse a Character Absence!

This is a silly little supplement with two d4 tables per class, giving random reasons why that character suddenly isn't here right now.

The excuses are always vague and strange enough to account for why an adventurer might go missing for minutes or hours at a time.

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Justin H November 29, 2018 10:38 pm UTC
Hello Alex,
I am the host of a D&D podcast called Crit Academy( We would love to feature your product on our show. If you're interested, you can contact us at
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Conan H March 01, 2018 6:38 am UTC
"The ranger's been hired to track down a faun who owes some gambling debts. He's never taken a Pan contract before." Nice one dude
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Jayme A January 31, 2018 2:00 am UTC
Would you please consider adding a Print Friendly version, without the parchment background?
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Alex C February 04, 2018 5:40 pm UTC
Sorry for the delayed reply! I’ll put one up this afternoon.
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Alex C February 04, 2018 11:41 pm UTC
No-background, no-image version is now up.
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