I just wanted to see how fellow DMs (and also players) felt about this:
Most of my campaign is set within the confines of relatively appropriate Challenge Rating. (Appropriate to the level of the Characters and the Campaign) but occasionally I feel like putting in something much more potent! (Challenging the characters beyond what they should usually have to encounter). My argument for this is that sometimes, this is how life works out.
(Understand, I am not aiming for Total Party Kill here and it is VERY IMPORTANT that this does not happen in the first two thirds of my campaign, but I am setting a MASSIVE random encounter for my players soon. Theoretically, they should lose, but I believe they will WIN the day. I don't know how, but I am giving them the benefit of the doubt.)
How do other DMs (players) feel about this policy?
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