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The Artificer Class, Part Seven

Now that my review copy of Eberron: Rising from the Last War has arrived, I’m starting my breakdown of it by finishing up the History of the Artificer series. As a reminder, this class went through multiple rounds of public ...
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UA: Class Feature Variants Breakdown, Part Two

Hey, have you already checked out the first article in this series? It’s full of (commentary on) great stuff like new Battle Master Maneuvers and new Fighting Styles and even, technically, a few things not mainly for fighters. No matter ...
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UA: Class Feature Variants Breakdown, Part One

I don’t want to alarm you, but this week’s UA is absolutely huge in both its actual volume (13 pages) and its impact (it touches every class in the Player’s Handbook to one degree or another). The article title suggests ...
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Tyranny of Dragons – Mini Review

Hoard of the Dragon Queen and The Rise of Tiamat were released way back in 2014 as fifth edition launched. It’s hard to believe it has already been five years. Tribality only started in October 2014, so we didn’t even ...
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UA: Fighter, Ranger, and Rogue Breakdown

UA on a two-week cycle, you say? Don’t mind if I do. This time out, we complete a cycle through all of the Player’s Handbook classes with the fighter, ranger, and rogue. Let’s see where this takes us…
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7.9
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The Great Dale: Unapproachable East Campaign Guide Review

The Unapproachable East has always been one of my favorite regions of the Forgotten Realms, dating back to the excellent Spellbound boxed set of 2e and Unapproachable East of 3.x. This PDF, by Joe Raso and a team of contributing ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Cleric, Druid, and Wizard Breakdown

Another UA release dropped today, with subclasses for the cleric (Twilight – not a vampire thing), druid (Wildfire – not a NERF gun), and wizard (Onomancy: divination through names). Not only am I into those concepts, the file name of ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Bard and Paladin Breakdown

Another Unearthed Arcana already? Honestly didn’t expect this gift, and it makes me suspect that there’s a big announcement coming for the first half of next year. In this round of subclasses, we currently have coverage for barbarian, bard, monk, ...
9.4
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Baldur’s Gate: Descent into Avernus Review

I’ve received a review copy of Descent into Avernus, with the ridiculously gorgeous limited cover. Let’s see if I can complete a review in a single article! Descent is 256 pages – shorter than Dungeon of the Mad Mage, longer ...
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Craft of the game: Creating a Minimum Viable Product

Tabletop gaming is filled with excellent ideas, but what happens when you have an idea that you want to share with others? The first step in doing so is creating a “minimum viable product.” At its core, a minimum viable ...