History of the Classes

The Paladin Class, Part One

At the time I started this post, the Paladin class was tied for the top spot in the Future History ...
History of the Classes

Future History of the Classes

O loyal and discerning readers, behold, a choice of ways is given unto you. Inasmuch as we have now completed* ...
D&D 5eHistory of the Classes

The Druid Class, Part Six

Over the course of five articles on the Druid class, we’ve seen a radical shift in theme. They began as ...
D&D 4eHistory of the Classes

The Druid Class, Part Five

In last week’s article, we saw the likely zenith of the Druid class’s power, relative to the other classes in ...
D&D 3.5eHistory of the Classes

The Druid Class, Part Four

As with… most of the history of D&D, really, the 3.0 Druid is in some regards a huge break from ...
D&D 2eHistory of the Classes

The Druid Class, Part Three

Last time, I picked apart the 1e Druid class and its Unearthed Arcana update. Now I’m moving on to Advanced ...
D&D 1eHistory of the Classes

The Druid Class, Part Two

In my previous post on druids, we looked at how OD&D established a baseline for the class. Today, we’ll see ...
Game SystemsGame Systems - MiscellaneousHistory of the Classes

The Druid Class, Part One

Now that I’ve said all I can think to say on the Bard class, let’s break down the Druid – ...
D&D 5eHistory of the Classes

The Bard Class, Part Five

The Bard Class, Part Five At last, we come to Act V in the drama of the Bard. The narrative ...
D&D 4eHistory of the Classes

The Bard Class, Part Four

Welcome back to my ongoing eccentricity obsession series about the Bard class. This time, I’ll be talking about Fourth Edition. ...