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Beauty and the Bother

Got a PC in your group who thinks their Charisma score will get them out of any jam?
Not with this book!

DM: “That will cost 20 gold.”
Charismatic Character: “Don’t I get a discount?”
DM: “Why?”.

 Charismatic Character: “I seduce the priest!”
DM: “Roll your Charisma.”
Charismatic Character: “I got a 1.”
DM: “Despite your good looks and charming words the priest shrieks and runs away.”

 The Gamers: Dorkness Rising movie: “Charisma? Wheeee!”

 This is an article my wife wrote nearly 20 years ago. At the time it grew out of how I was handling her character’s high Charisma score. We discussed how if I favored her, as the DM’s wife, it would be uncool. That’s when it hit her - Charisma can be a blessing and a curse! Quickly putting fingers to keyboard she wrote this to give me inspiration for making her character’s high Charisma interesting, not just a benefit. Enjoy!

 P.S. If you are going to pull these on your new Bard or Sorcerer player or whatever, at least let them know that their Charisma score can sometimes be a bother, and give them the heads up you intend to make it quite a ride!

 

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May 23rd, 2018
Very well thougt out and can be applied to any adventure. Creatively thought provoking for any skill level of dm. [...]
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