Sure, a spell caster might be able to use Message, or two people may have Sending Stone for magical cell phones. But, the Far Talkers converse over a distance of miles, not feet. They speak with many, not one, signaling a warning or just chattering about the weather. Far Talkers and Messengers help societies that stretch over leagues communicate and maintain a culture.
By adding 10 spells that are normally gated to Paladins and Rangers these two subclasses feel more potent.
There’s a new official Dungeons & Dragons book coming out on Tuesday, but it’s bundled in with the Rules Expansion Gift Set. Due to all of this that we’re living through [waves hands at world] the Gift Set didn’t come out in time for the peak gift-giving time of year. Instead, it’s an oddly timed…
When you start with a harder encounter and let your players know they’ll get to use more of those features that they always hold in reserve.
A world with magnifying glasses and spyglasses should have mundane corrective lenses for your character’s eyes too.
This isn’t some niche nerd hobby anymore.
Changeup character creation to follow the way they lived their life before, and the story comes naturally.
A vast majority of new changes are to how player characters are guided towards Alignments, they almost never will be.
When you embrace the mechanics of 5th edition Backgrounds you expand the variety of stories that can be told at your table.
The six new races being tested are mostly connected to Spelljammer, with a hint of Planescape, Dark Sun, and Star Frontiers.