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Advice for the Evil Overlord:
I will keep a special cache of low-tech weapons and train my troops in their use. That way -- even if the heroes manage to neutralize my power generator and/or render the standard-issue energy weapons useless -- my troops will not be overrun by a handful of savages armed with spears and rocks.
Advice for the Starship Captain:
If I board a derelict ship, and it appears that the former crew and passengers all died in some horrible fashion, I will immediately leave the ship, destroy it, and toss the wreckage into the nearest stellar object.
Advice for the Bad Auxiliary Character (Evil Overlord's Trusted Lieutenant):
Always arrange to have a scapegoat.
Advice for the Good Auxiliary Character (Good Guy's Sidekick):
If I find a pit, I will not throw a rock into it to see how deep it is, unless this information is actually needed for some reason.
Further Evil (Advice on Fortress Construction):
Instead of building a huge flashy Fortress of Evil, consider renting an anonymous warehouse, an empty office block, or a strip mall or industrial park that's fallen on hard times. It'll save money, be harder to spot, and will already have utility hookups.

Murphy's Laws of Combat:


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