Agree entirely. Play like it’s an action movie. If necessary, follow the Philip Marlowe rule of “if you run out of ideas, have a guy come in with a gun.” - only use orcs, gnolls, demons or whatever.
I wrote a lot about how to describe a room by “Walking it” in Roombuilding 101 on Save Or Die.
– GreyWulf 2008-02-02 13:05 UTC