Scene: Conan sitting outside
Conan:That should do it for equipment. How does it look?
DM:You spent everything on cheap jewelry?
Conan:And furry boots.
DM:You rolled a fighter, and double-specialized in bastard
sword. Don't you want to get, you know, a sword? Or armor?
Conan:I rolled 50 gold. I'm not going to waste that
when I can punch through monsters with my 18/82 strength.
DM:Okay. Fine. I can look up unarmed combat.
Conan:Where do I start?
Scene: Conan and gladiator facing each other.
DM:Let's try this. You're in a gladiator ring,
facing off to a masked warrior, who gazes at you with an animal-like
instinct for blood. In the code of the gladiators, he enters
the ring equipped like you.
DM:He relishes the crowd's cheers, bearing his sharpened
Conan:Can I buy a bastard sword now?
DM:Roll for initiative.