(I don’t have the sourcebooks handy, so I’m sure someone will jump in and explain how Animal Empathy doesn’t work that way.)
This really does seem to be how you’re supposed to fight huge epic foes: Stand underneath them and jab their toes until they die. Sure, you could use a bunch of feats to climb up onto the thing, Shadow of the Colossus style, but there wouldn’t be any advantage to do so. It would be hard, you’d have to roll the dice a dozen times, and in the end you’d just be doing the exact same damage, only higher off the ground.
The Best of 2011
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2011.
Shamus Plays WOW
Ever wondered what's in all those quest boxes you've never bothered to read? Get ready: They're more insane than you might expect.
Overused Words in Game Titles
I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.
There's a wonderful way to balance difficulty in RPGs, and designers try to prevent it. For some reason.
What did web browsers look like 20 years ago, and what kind of crazy features did they have?