Last week, I threw some shade at the Brute subclass. Now, please allow me to put my money where my mouth is and take a shot at re-building it.
This month's Unearthed Arcana brings us three new subclasses: the Circle of Spores, the Brute, and the School of Invention. But how do they pan out?
So the D&D crew finally came up with some new encounter building rules. Well, let's see if I can tear them apart, shall we?
Mike Mearls' newest version of the ranger is a return to form for the class. But is that return to form a good thing, or simply a rehash of what's been done?
This week, I discuss the positives and negatives of using Superiority Dice in your system, and offer an alternate take on some subclasses that use them.
The Mystic is a great example of how to make a multi-faceted class that covers a lot of bases. However, it's a terrible example of how to use incentives to improve game design.
So…this Unearthed Arcana is only three pages long. It’s a new tiefling variant and a few spells and…well, actually, that’s it. But that’s okay. I get it. It’s the holiday season. Not only is the team probably quite busy working on 2016’s lineup of products, but it’s that time of year where you cuddle up... Continue Reading →
This is an interesting one. Two of the subclasses in this document, you see, actually made it into the Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide. It's neat looking back and seeing what I thought of the Proto-versions of these subclasses, as compared to their final versions. And I still love the minotaurs. Their culture continues to make me smile.... Continue Reading →