WOTC teasing planescape.com
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  • WOTC Teasing Planescape?


    WotC has been pointing people towards the planescape.com address, which currently features a timer (and a humourous "Plan Escape" page title). The timer currently reads just over 4 days, so it runs down on Tuesday. What could it mean? The domain itself was updated just yesterday. Planescape is a popular D&D setting dating back to 2nd Edition in 1994, and is based in the many planes of existence arranged in a Great Wheel, the centre of which is the city of Sigil which contains portals to all the other planes.



    This article was originally published in forum thread: WOTC teasing planescape.com started by ChapolimX View original post
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    1. MonsterEnvy's Avatar
      MonsterEnvy -
      Was just about to post this.
    1. Prakriti's Avatar
      Prakriti -
      LOL, the page title is "Plan Escape."

      I hope they're just messing with us and this is Planescape-related.
    1. Raunalyn's Avatar
      Raunalyn -
      I can't help but notice how close we are in proximity to April 1st...

      That being said, I would love to think that it is a 5e version of Planescape...that would make me very, very happy. However, I suspect that it will likely be an announcement of the Enhanced Edition of Planescape: Torment.
    1. ChapolimX's Avatar
      ChapolimX -
      Quote Originally Posted by Prakriti View Post
      LOL, the page title is "Plan Escape."

      I hope they're just messing with us and this is Planescape-related.
      Yes, this is starting to worry me! I am really excited about this and the wordplay might lead to something disappointing.
    1. Quickleaf's Avatar
      Quickleaf -
      So...How do you know this is affiliated with WOTC?
    1. MonsterEnvy's Avatar
      MonsterEnvy -
      Quote Originally Posted by Prakriti View Post
      LOL, the page title is "Plan Escape."

      I hope they're just messing with us and this is Planescape-related.
      It's tongue and cheek just look at the post.

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    1. TwoSix -
      March 28th, 2 PM Pacific Time. Thank goodness it isn't April 1st.
    1. MonsterEnvy's Avatar
      MonsterEnvy -
      Quote Originally Posted by Quickleaf View Post
      So...How do you know this is affiliated with WOTC?
      See my above post. WotC posted this.
    1. Prakriti's Avatar
      Prakriti -
      The Wizards D&D Twitter account tweeted this: "A countdown timer was recently brought to our attention. Plan Escape? Anyone know what this is about? http://planescape.com/"

      Source: https://twitter.com/Wizards_DnD/stat...31125723639809

      This suggests to me that (1) this is definitely D&D-related and (2) the "Plan Escape" title is probably just to mess with us.

      Go, go Planescape!
    1. ChapolimX's Avatar
      ChapolimX -
      Quote Originally Posted by Raunalyn View Post
      I can't help but notice how close we are in proximity to April 1st...

      That being said, I would love to think that it is a 5e version of Planescape...that would make me very, very happy. However, I suspect that it will likely be an announcement of the Enhanced Edition of Planescape: Torment.
      The countdown will stop before April, 1, but it can be PST:EE anyway.
    1. MonsterEnvy's Avatar
      MonsterEnvy -
      Putting this on the new page so people know its legit.


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    1. TwoSix -
      Quote Originally Posted by Prakriti View Post
      The Wizards D&D Twitter account tweeted this: "A countdown timer was recently brought to our attention. Plan Escape? Anyone know what this is about? http://planescape.com/"

      Source: https://twitter.com/Wizards_DnD/stat...31125723639809

      This suggests to me that (1) this is definitely D&D-related and (2) the "Plan Escape" title is probably just to mess with us.

      Go, go Planescape!
      Ironically, if you whois the domain, it's listed on the Whois site as PlanEscape.com.
    1. Dragonhelm's Avatar
      Dragonhelm -
      The domain is registered to Domains by Proxy.

      https://who.is/whois/planescape.com/
    1. Mercule's Avatar
      Mercule -
      I saw that. The countdown looks like it'll hit on Tuesday. That short of a lead, I'm assuming this is a teaser for another teaser.

      Beyond that, I'm going with either a new video game or they're going to release a book/adventure for something other than the Realms (though, they may just frame Planescape as being the planar region of the Realms).
    1. Raunalyn's Avatar
      Raunalyn -
      Quote Originally Posted by ChapolimX View Post
      The countdown will stop before April, 1, but it can be PST:EE anyway.
      Ah, but a true April Foolster would know not to plan it for April 1st...that's just too obvious...
    1. iserith's Avatar
      iserith -
      If it's actually a Planescape supplement, it will be well-received by me. I'm working on three one-shot Planescape adventures right now. (Rule of Three and all.)
    1. darjr's Avatar
      darjr -
      There is a WotC wpn streaming event that day. Presumably for magic. But I've seen others say to tune in for dnd. Also WotC is changing the wpn, so much so that they've warned stores to read the new agreement and sign on board or chance losing wpn status, could be magic related but DnD peeps warned folks working with stores to go take a look.

      @Morrus
    1. Giltonio_Santos's Avatar
      Giltonio_Santos -
      No matter what it is, it promises to be great. Planescape setting? Want it. Planescape adventure? Want it. New Planescape videogame? Want it. A new Manual of the Planes? Well, I think I made my point already!
    1. Nickolaidas's Avatar
      Nickolaidas -
      Hmm ... could this be 'Dust'?
    1. iserith's Avatar
      iserith -
      "Plan Escape: 10 Great Vacation Destinations in Faerun."

      Comes with enhanced downtime activities rules.
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