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Draconomicon: Dragonbound Breakdown

Back in March, I received a request from Ross Wilkin to consider a breakdown article on his Draconomicon: Dragonbound PDF, available through the DM’s Guild. As you already know, though, we’ve had basically no weeks since mid-March that I wasn’t ...
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UA: Revised Subclasses Breakdown

This, my friends, is the first week of the rest of our lives. (I mean, that’s never not true.) We’ve left the weekly UA schedule and returned to the monthly, but naturally it’s the first of a new month, so ...
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You should be listening to Dragon Talk!

Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble lead us on the Official D&D podcast Dragon Talk. This is just a great podcast that has stellar interviews, new game reviews, along with visits from Wizard of the Coast Alumni such as Jeremy Crawford, ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Feats for Races Breakdown

The final UA article of the Great Content Rush of ’17 is another collection of feats by Robert Schwalb and Jeremy Crawford, this time clustered around races – each race of the Player’s Handbook has one or more feat options, ...
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UA: Feats for Skills Breakdown

A new collection of feats is always an interesting proposition in 5e, since good feat design is a demanding proposition in the current environment, and that’s what we get in this week’s Unearthed Arcana article. Specifically, it has feats that ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Downtime Breakdown

This is the one I’ve been waiting for, y’all: the rework and expansion of downtime activities in Unearthed Arcana. Between my love of domain rulership and mass combat, which you know about if you’ve been reading my column, and my ...
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UA: Starter Spells Breakdown

It’s Monday, there’s a new Unearthed Arcana, and we also learn that we’re coming close to the end of weekly UAs and returning to monthly or semi-monthly UAs. Today’s document is all cantrips and 1st-level spells, which means I have ...
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D&D Tales from the Yawning Portal Review

The new D&D book, Tales from the Yawning Portal, has already been available at your Friendly Local Gaming Store (FLAG) for a bit of time and is available everywhere on Tuesday April 4th, 2017. This tome takes us on a ...
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UA: A Trio of Subclasses Breakdown

This week’s Unearthed Arcana wasn’t the downtime actions/ways to spend cash post that Mearls has intermittently teased for months now, but that’s okay. Instead, we get three more subclasses – a monastic tradition, an oath, and a ranger archetype – ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Wizard Revisited Breakdown

After last week’s release of the third mystic iteration, and given that the week before that had one wizard subclass shoved into an article mostly on warlocks, I thought Unearthed Arcana might give this week a miss. I was, of ...