Halfway through this term. Though my games have taken a backseat to my studies, I've been studying games too. Somewhere around on the web I found a particular article, and once I find it again I'll be sure to spot you all with the link. Anyway, digging through my memory banks of games I remember one issue coming up often enough to justify an article. What to do with absent player's characters! Before just ruling that they sleep in that day, check out more of your options here.
Alternatives to Removing Absent PCs
Three of four players are in their seats, ready to roll dice. The GM reports to the rest of the table that the fourth isn't going to show. What do you do? Here's four more options than canceling the game or just calling their character a late sleeper and damaging your campaign's cohesion.
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