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Advantage and Disadvantage (Bonus Action 001)

December 10, 2014

Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Bonus Action podcast. This show is about the rules of the 5th edition of Dungeons and Dragons and we plan to explore those rules one by one. In this episode Sam and James discuss the Advantage/Disadvantage mechanic. You can find an explanation of this rule in the Basic D&D PDF on page 57 or in the 5e D&D Player’s Handbook on page 173.

Links:

D&D 5e Basic PDF: http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/features/basicrules

James’ blog: http://www.worldbuilderblog.me

Sam’s blog: http://www.rpgmusings.com

Eric Michaels Music: http://www.theericmichaels.com/


Probabilities and +/- bonus discussions:

Online Dungeon Master: http://onlinedungeonmaster.com/2012/05/24/advantage-and-disadvantage-in-dd-next-the-math/

Andrew Gelman: http://andrewgelman.com/2014/07/12/dnd-5e-advantage-disadvantage-probability/

Zero Hit Points: http://www.zerohitpoints.com/Advantage-in-DnD-5

Critical Hits: http://www.critical-hits.com/blog/2012/06/11/dd-advantage-vs-flat-bonuses/

Probability Comparison Chart: http://worldbuilderblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/screen-shot-2014-02-21-at-8-09-06-pm.png


Old list of advantage and disadvantage situations: http://www.reddit.com/r/DnD/comments/29xk0j/5e_summary_of_situations_causing_advantage_or/


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