How to Start (and End) a Tavern Brawl

Want a tavern brawl? You’ll get a damn tavern brawl. Some unspoken rules for starting a fight, and a simplified alternate resolution system based on Jospeh Manola’s wrestling system


I find the most interesting tavern brawl systems are ones which work in accidents because that is how they usually work in movies. Often a punch lands but the real interest is that a burly bystander then has his drink knocked over expanding the fight!