Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Monster Actions - table for random encounters

Monsters are doing something when you come across them. This is a nice little random table to help you figure out what they are doing, which also gives a nice narrative context for the encounter. Roll the "in lair" percentage to determine if you found them there or "out and about".

1 -- Sleeping (in lair or some temporary location)

2 -- Eating (preparing, devouring, chewing on bones, etc)

3 -- Resting (includes relaxing and playing)

4 -- Fighting (same species for territory or mating rights, or another species for territory or food)

5 -- Traveling (going somewhere, 50/50 to or from lair, or hunting something)

6 -- Stalking (the PCs, that is. Yeah, it's on.)

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