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UA 2023: Player’s Handbook Playtest 6 Breakdown, Part One

This new packet is a sanity-destroying beast with a huge number of reversions and new changes, so I’m going to get right to it. Seventy-seven pages.
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Unearthed Arcana 2023: Player’s Handbook Playtest 5 Breakdown, Part Two

Okay, I took the weekend off from writing about this packet so that I could go to the Georgia Renaissance Festival and my house could flood. So, you know, life. Anyway, last time I covered everything up to the Fighter ...
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UA 2023: Player’s Handbook Playtest 5 Breakdown

There’s a staggeringly huge new Unearthed Arcana playtest document from WotC, with the new weapons table, five classes (barbarian, fighter, sorcerer, warlock, and wizard), a bunch of new spells, a reversion to 2014 spell prep/spell knowledge (but with the meaning ...
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UA 2023: Player’s Handbook – Druid and Paladin Breakdown

January was a hell of a year, but we’re back with a new Unearthed Arcana for One D&D in the tail end of February. This time we’re looking at the other two Priest-group classes, the Druid and the Paladin, as ...
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Unearthed Arcana 2022: Cleric and Revised Species Breakdown

Welcome to the third packet of OneD&D public playtesting! In this article – as usual – I’ll be digging into the content of the packet: what it means now and what it might mean in the development of OneD&D. This ...
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Unearthed Arcana 2022: Expert Classes Breakdown

Following Wednesday’s announcement with Jeremy Crawford and Todd Kenreck, we now have the new Unearthed Arcana packet in our grubby little nubbies. Metaphorically, anyway, unless you also printed a copy? It is a heckin’ chonker of a packet, with three ...
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Unearthed Arcana: Character Origins Breakdown

It’s finally here, y’all: the public playtest of One D&D, the much-anticipated revision of 5e. We’re going to get one of these packets roughly once a month from now until Judgment Day sometime in 2024. They’re beginning at, you know, ...
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Unearthed Arcana 2022: Wonders of the Multiverse Breakdown

We have a new twelve-page UA release from WotC, offering a wide range of playtest content. It’s not particularly clear what titles any of it might go with – there’s some Giant-related material salient to that previous Giant UA, but ...
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Unearthed Arcana 2022: Giant Options Breakdown

There’s a new Unearthed Arcana to take us into Memorial Day weekend, and “giant” is both its leading adjective and its subject matter. We get three subclasses and ten feats in this document; it’s not clear what exact book this ...
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Unearthed Arcana 2022: Heroes of Krynn Revisited Breakdown

It has been a month and a half since the first Heroes of Krynn UA release. Then there was a round of surveys, as usual, and today we get a new attempt. I’m very glad to see that they’re going ...