he Last Word
Issue #470November 2013
How cool people play D&D
Dungeons & Dragons isn’t just for nerds. Cool people like me play it too, and we have our own specialway!ast month’s
clued you in on some of the nuts and olts of D&D. "f cool people play D&D, just call me the #on$! %fter largely forgetting aout this game for ' years, "’ve recently started rememeringhow much Dragons & Dungeons " played in my youth. (ender memories came rushing ack!(hey have D&D on the "nternet now too)sort of. %fter the *
edition of D&D sent +ary +yga andDave %rneson irling in their graves, -athfinder largely picked up where D&D left off. est all, many of -athfinder’s goodies are offered online for free! /o "’ve dredged up my old lue plastic Dungeon Dice 0that camewith a crayon1 and spent the past couple weeks slaying golins and collecting treasure!2ow eactly
a cool person play D&D3 y...ipping! 4ust joking. 2ere’s some suggestions for how togo Dungeoning & Dragoning if you’re cool like me...
5henever your party of characters is caught in a seemingly inescapale situation, put on your est/haggy from
voiceand groan, 65e’re doomed,/coo!7
5hen the Dungeon8aster asks you what weaponsyou want for your character, sayyou want the ule gun and theliste missile)oth of which aremade9up weapons.
+rumle aout how adungeon that has only one eit isviolating the fire code.
5henever anyodymentions the 6:eep ;n (heorderlands7 module, dancearound and sing, 6(he keep, thekeep...(he iscuit keep, the coffeekeep, the illy 4oel keep!7
<very time someonementions the 6stinking cloud7spell, make a fart noise.
<very time someonementions the 6stinking cloud7 spell and makes a fart noise, laugh uncontrollaly.
5henever someody shoots a poison arrow, start singing the song y %C)just to show you’re hip totoday’s music!
(alk nonstop aout henchmen.
8ake an audio recording of all the ayish arguments that always erupt whenever an undead monster drains a character of a level or when someone demands that they get to roll again when they roll a = for their hit point increase.
(ell the Dungeon 8aster that ;amacare should cover the >' gold pieces it costs for a vial of antitoin. ?ow "’m gonna use a phrase that " et you’d forgotten aout. "t’ll send you ack to the earliest D&Ddays. @eady for it3 2ere it comes...<lectrum pieces." don’t think "’ve ever heard the world
anywhere ecept D&D. ut ecause "’m cool, " used tocall them 6
pieces7)like the children’s show. 4ust for cool time’s sake, " include electrum