Originally Posted by grysqrl
If there were three exploding barrels in the game, and you had to pick and choose very carefully where you were going to use them, I wouldn't have such a problem with it. The issue is that they're everywhere, and when you have that big of a weapon readily available all the time, it stops being a creative improvisation and starts being a crutch.

Or just annoying when you're not even trying to set them off but they inevitable get hit by a mere ember from a nearby spell and trivialize the rest of the encounter.

As a free action, can I regret my life choices