Originally Posted by RampantCoyote
Yeah, it's a little bit of a tightrope walk. There's a level of stupidity built into a dungeon delve - a "cinematic reality" like those kung fu movies where the bad guys wait their turn to attack the hero in ones or twos. (I've already got those constraints somewhat in place with the abstract positioning of bad guys in ranks of two.)
On the one hand, you think, "Gosh, these guys are stupid!" But if the action is exciting and interesting enough, you mentally let it slide. So that's kind of the mental picture I'm shooting for.