In which our intrepid hero chuckles at RPG geekery.

Former editor at Wizards of the Coast, Phil Athans, once famously stated: “Cats aren’t domesticated—they’re just not big enough to kill you.”

In D&D, however, a housecat can present a threat to weak, low-level characters. Game designer Sean Reynolds coined the Phil Athans Rule several years ago to deal with this issue. Others have alternative means of paying homage, however, as I discovered earlier this week:

(Via I Can Has Cheezburger?)