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Advice for the Evil Overlord:
I will build machines which simply fail when over-loaded, rather than wiping out all nearby henchmen in an explosion or setting off a chain reaction. I will do this by using devices known as "surge protectors".
Advice for the Hero:
If I have a weakness, I will look for a Sidekick who does not share it. Failing that, I will form a mutual-support association with a Hero not sharing this weakness.
Advice for the Bad Auxiliary Character (Evil Henchman):
Unless the Evil Overlord pays extra for indiscriminate slaughter, avoid it. Why should you give your services away for free?
Advice for the Good Auxiliary Character (Innocent Bystander):
Never purposely investigate the Hero in order to learn his true identity. Success will get you kidnapped by the Evil Overlord.
Further Evil (Advice on Fortress Construction):
It's wise to assume that deathtrap manufacturers' brochures base their Estimated Time to Kill (ETK) on tests using non-heroes, and test only the minimum ETK. Therefore, Heroes trapped in a non-instantaneous deathtrap should remain there a minimum of several times longer than its ETK, and even then should be treated as potentially dangerous until any remains are incinerated.

Murphy's Laws of Combat:

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