Our D&D campaign, when it resumes,will either be in paragon country or very close to it.
As the DM, what should I expect? Do I need to change up my approach at all? I know that's a hopelessly vague question, so let me try to focus it a bit.
The DMG2 paragon tier advice amounted to "make the stakes bigger, and go to Sigil." I'm not interested too much in Sigil (though maybe the players might be) and I think I can escalate the stakes appropriately from the heroic tier.
But what about encounter design? Do the best practices change at the paragon tier? Are there new grinds or new anticlimaxes to avoid?
(I like the term 'best practices' because the OReilly best practices books have been pretty illuminating to me. If you don't, I apologize.)