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Aquatic Allies: Cecaelias

Art by riviel The history of the cecaelias as a race is all but unknown to scholars of the surface world. Though some surface dwellers believe they are a subrace of merfolk, this race of cephaloids, and indeed the merfolk, ...
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Aquatic Allies: Lizardfolk

Lizardfolk Lizardfolk are typically seen as primitive humanoids with minimal intellect and a brutal, highly territorial culture. Though that is true in many villages, lizardfolk honor intuition and wisdom in a way most civilized cultures cannot understand. Lizardfolk adventurers are ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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D&D 5e Kender & Warforged

Wizard of the Coast’s Mike Mearls was involved with a Reddit AMA today. He provided answers to lots of questions, but I have called out a few items in posts, this being the third post. I’m a big fan of ...
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Aarakocra – 5e Playable Race

I thought I would share a playable race build for an Aarakocra created by Rich Howard. This image is by Christopher Burdett and is the official one from the Monster Manual (his art appears on many pages of the Monster ...
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Star Frontiers / D&D 5e Conversion Part 1

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 Okay.  There are three role playing games that I liked back in the ’80s from TSR: Dungeons & Dragons, Star Frontiers and Top Secret. With the ...
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5e Aquatic Elf / Sea Elf

I tweaked the Aquatic Elf subrace for D&D 5th edition based on some old builds I found for previous rules such as Pathfinder. I needed a 5e Sea Elf for my swashbuckling campaign (Seas of Vodari) I am developing for ...