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The Party Has Been Defeated, Now What?

This article explores how a TPK (Total Party Kill) can be a dramatic turning point, not the end. It offers creative solutions for DMs, like turning the party's defeat into legend or giving players a chance to influence the story even after death. Learn how to handle a TPK, consequences for players, player agency in defeat, and more!


Reducing the Risk of Total Party Kill

The party of brave low level adventurers are exploring a dungeon, the problem is the dungeon is stocked organically and there is nothing to ensure that the encounters are at a level that the party can handle. Maybe they'll run into some first level goblin fodder, or maybe they'll stumble on a pack of gnolls…