A "called shot" in Dungeons & Dragons is an attack that aims for a specific part of a target's body. While this mechanic has been removed from 5th Edition in the interest of greater simplicity, the system is fluid enough to layer on complexity where you want.
It's no secret that great D&D combat involves more than rolling attack and damage dice. Adding dynamic terrain components has been suggested by everyone that's shared their tips on tabletop combat. Without examples, this platitude often falls flat for new DMs looking to spice up their game. Let's explore some different examples of terrain elements … Continue reading How to Make Combat Terrain