I had a question from one of my players about a possibly situation that may arise in our game tonight.
We had to stop last game in the middle of a fight with a powerful trog chieftain. Many of the chieftain's mooks are dead, leaving on the chieftain, but he's about to get surrounded.
So my question is this: what would you allow when someone is surrounded? When someone runs away they show their back, and that denies them their shield bonus and lets thieves backstab them, but surely they can't show their shield to everyone who is attacking them (or can they?). would you allow someone to get the backstab opportunity, and if so how many and how would you determine who?