So, there’s nothing wrong per se with the rules in the Dungeon Master Guide about running chases in D&D. However, they are rather complicated. And the deal with complicated rules for chases is that since chases don’t happen so often in Dungeons & Dragons, when you do have one, you have to dig out the DMG and figure out the rules again. And that’s a pain in the butt.
In this video, I discuss an alternative way of running chase scenes in D&D using skill challenges. By using a basic skill challenge, we can reduce the complexity of chase scenes by leaps and bounds and make them much more fun.
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