2012-09-23, 08:10 AM
Bugbear in the Playground
Re: D&D 5th Editon Discussion: 6th thread and counting
In my experience, encumbrance is hand-waved most of the time, but invoked under special circumstances. Nobody's gona care about that Bobs character put three flasks of lamp oil in his backpack, but if he tries something like this "So, there are three suits of Fullplate in the Armory, you say? Great and stuff them into my backpack and..." the likely response of the DM is something along the lines of "Hold on a second. They don't fit into your backpack. Besides, what's your carrying capacity?"
Originally Posted by Kurald Galain
So, uhm.. I agree that if there are rules for encumbrance at all, they should make at least a bit of sense.