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Aquatic Allies: Selkie for 5th edition

Like elves, the origins of the selkie race lay in the Feywild. A type of shapeshifter, a selkie’s normal form is that of a unique seal species who can shed their skin to become a full-figured human touched by fey ...
Aquatic / PirateD&D 5eFrom the DepthsRaces

Aquatic Allies: Merfolk for 5th edition

The human equivalent under the seas, merfolk are far more than a single race. This highly adaptable race varies in size, coloration, features, culture, and religion across the world.
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Naval Combat Rules for D&D 5th Edition – Part 3

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Sea Chases & Complications The Seas of Vodari – 5th Edition Swashbuckling & Sorcery Everything you need to run exciting seafaring campaigns full of swashbuckling action and magical ...
ClassesD&D 1eHistory of the Classes

The Bard Class, Part One

For my introductory post here at Tribality, I’d like to talk about the history of the bard class, from its origins in The Strategic Review (Vol 2, Number 1), down to its 5th Edition incarnation. Buckle in, folks, it’s going ...
Aquatic / PirateD&D 5eGM ResourcesNautical NonsenseSeas of Vodari

Naval Combat Rules for D&D 5th Edition – Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Sea Chases & Complications The Seas of Vodari – 5th Edition Swashbuckling & Sorcery Everything you need to run exciting seafaring campaigns full of swashbuckling action and magical ...
Aquatic / PirateD&D 5eGM ResourcesNautical NonsenseSeas of Vodari

Naval Combat Rules for D&D 5th Edition – Part 1

I just started running a new campaign set in Vodari, a homebrew world where an entire continent sunk nearly 1000 years ago. Today, my players find themselves in a world where civilization has risen again on the scattered islands that ...
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Star Frontiers / D&D 5e Conversion Part 4

Recently I have been taking the Star Frontier blog posts and combining them and editing all the errors. While working on it I have put together one of the other player races, and here is a peek at what I have ...
D&D 5eGM ResourcesMonsters & NPCsRacesThe Game Room

Converting High CR Monsters into PC Races

I’ve done a few conversions now of Monster Manual creatures into PC races, both here and at www.gameschangelives.com and the vast majority of feedback has been great. There have been a few conversations about various abilities or choices I’ve made ...
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D&D 5e Combat – Initiative House Rule Option #1

I wrote an article about initiative, strategy and team play.  Recently after reading some more, and playing, I am ready to just throw Initiative out the window.  I am more in favor of what Robert Schwalb has going with in ...
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High Power Races: Thri-Kreen

Along with the aarakocra, the thri-kreen are one of my favorite non-standard races to play. Unique and alien, thri-kreen provide for unusual roleplaying opportunities and unusual flavor at the table. The challenge? Thri-kreen are a powerful PC race (see Behind ...