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Improved Downtime - Fist Fight

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Here is the first of a new series intended to expand on the Unearthed Arcana Downtime PDF 

Inspiration comes from several sources. My players have asked to have prize fights as a downtime activity. We tried the UA version (a skill challenge) and found it to be brief (not necessarily a bad thing), inflexible (no agency for different styles/tactics), and arbitrary. We all enjoy board games, and I have heavily modified a system found in a board game we all enjoy to make a longer (not necessarily ideal) mini-game that rewards a wide variety of different fighting styles and is more enjoyable, tactical, and immersive than a skill challenge. In doing so, I've found that this system can be used in a variety of different situations.

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If you like this document, check out my other stuff (if nothing else, enjoy the stylistic progression)

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January 23rd, 2021
I love DnD 5e, I truly do, but non-combat encounters can be a bit clunky and boring. Simple successes don’t always have a lot of drama and just scaling down combat can be long and protracted. I wanted to find something that would be interesting for [...]
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