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    Survivor Volo's Races: LIZARDFOLK WIN!

    [h/t Zaardnar]

    This thread is inspired by the prior threads the core races, the core alignments, and so on. Most importantly, it's needed because the last core races thread was before the release of ... VOLO'S. Because while everyone (everyone being defined as Gygax) knows that you should play a human, what if you want to play a different race?

    That's right- every single one of us has either a) played through all of the races in the PHB, b) DM'd all of the races, c) wanted to play new races, or d) cursed against the strictures of the Gygax whilst demanding new races. Now, we, the community of enworld, get to choose which of the new playable races is best!

    IMPORTANT NOTE- DOWNVOTES ARE 2 IN THIS THREAD.

    REPEAT- DOWNVOTES ARE TWO IN THIS THREAD.

    Each race starts with 20 points and you vote for one race you like which gets 1 point and a race you dislike which loses 2 points. It is intentional that a negative vote is worth more than a positive vote- first, because we don't want to be here all year. Second, because.

    Upvotes are in green, downvotes are in in red (unless you are on your phone, and are unable to, in which case please indicate your votes some other way). Copy and paste the previous posters vote and change the numbers. You may vote once per day. This is an honor system, and we are all honorable gamers; please do not abuse it. If this means you vote once at night one day, and once the next morning - that's fine, but don't vote again until the following day.

    This is purely a popularity contest and you do not have to explain an upvote or downvote, but feel free to- explanations are where the fun is! When downvotes reach 0 the raceis eliminated (FATALITY! NO REVENANTS!). Finally, if a race has one vote left, then you have to make the choice to use all of your downvotes to eliminate it; there is no vote splitting.

    Some important points that you must read before voting-
    1. This is a pure popularity contest, and is meant to be fun. You can cast your votes for whatever reason you want. Spite, irrational love/hate, gameplay mechanics, strategic voting, and hating all races except those Gygax-approxed is perfectly acceptable. Do you hate Tritons because you always thought that Aquaman was lame? Do you love Tabaxi because you can't get enough cat videos on the internet? Do you hate Firbolgs because they sound like Fur bags, and that joke just isn't funny any more, Brad? It's all good! This vote does not affect anything in real life, and no races will be removed, added, or altered in 5e because of your vote. You can comment for the reasons for your vote, or not- up to you! But this is for enjoyment only.

    2. This is the list of playable races from Volo's, including the monstrous ones.


    As always, the list is the list, please do not alter it.


    Katana Nope.


    Lizardfolk WINNER WINNER YOUR FACE FOR DINNER!


    UPDATE - fatalities!!!

    Firbolg #60
    Kenku #92
    Goliath #110
    Kobold #147
    Yuan-Ti #180
    Aasimar #214
    Orc #251
    Triton #269
    Tabaxi #280
    Bugbear #288
    Hobgoblin #323
    Goblin #328
    Last edited by lowkey13; Wednesday, 28th June, 2017 at 10:08 PM.

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    Aasimar 20
    Bugbear 20
    Firbolg 20
    Goblin 20
    Goliath 20
    Hobgoblin 20
    Kenku 20
    Kobold 20
    Lizardfolk 21
    Orc 18
    Tabaxi 20
    Triton 20
    Yuan-Ti 20

    Lizardfolk- genuinely cool and different.

    Orcs- not cool enough; already have half-orc.

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    Aasimar 20
    Bugbear 20
    Firbolg 18
    Goblin 20
    Goliath 20
    Hobgoblin 20
    Kenku 20
    Kobold 20
    Lizardfolk 22
    Orc 18
    Tabaxi 20
    Triton 20
    Yuan-Ti 20

    Ditto on Lizardfolk, love them.

    #notmyfirbolg

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    Aasimar 20
    Bugbear 20
    Firbolg 16
    Goblin 20
    Goliath 20
    Hobgoblin 20
    Kenku 20
    Kobold 21
    Lizardfolk 22
    Orc 18
    Tabaxi 20
    Triton 20
    Yuan-Ti 20

    Blessed be the meek Kobolds.

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    Aasimar 20
    Bugbear 20
    Firbolg 14
    Goblin 20
    Goliath 20
    Hobgoblin 20
    Kenku 20
    Kobold 21
    Lizardfolk 22
    Orc 18
    Tabaxi 21 Once you've played Tabaxi, you won't go back-si
    Triton 20
    Yuan-Ti 20

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    Aasimar 21 +1
    Bugbear 20
    Firbolg 14
    Goblin 20
    Goliath 20
    Hobgoblin 20
    Kenku 18 -2
    Kobold 21
    Lizardfolk 22
    Orc 18
    Tabaxi 21
    Triton 20
    Yuan-Ti 20

    The mechanics for Kenku are just aweful, even orc and kobold are stronger choices and they have ability penalties.

    Aasimar on the other hand have solid mechanics.

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    Firbolg 14
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    Goliath 20
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    Kobold 21
    Lizardfolk 22
    Orc 18
    Tabaxi 21
    Triton 20
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    Firbolg 12 HATEd the fluff and design changes made on these guys. Just awful.
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    Goliath 20
    Hobgoblin 21
    Kenku 16
    Kobold 21
    Lizardfolk 22
    Orc 18
    Tabaxi 22
    Triton 20
    Yuan-Ti 20
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    Quote Originally Posted by lowkey13 View Post

    That's right- every single one of us has either a) played through all of the races in the PHB, b) DM'd all of the races, c) wanted to play new races, or d) cursed against the strictures of the Gygax whilst demanding new races.
    a) nope, I've only ever played a Human in 5E
    b) nope, I've never DMed a Dragonborn, a Halfling, or a Half Elf in 5E
    c) nope
    d) wash your mouth out with soap! Never! Especially not new filthy humanoid races.....
    Laugh lowkey13, Ed Laprade, Shiroiken laughed with this post

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonnyP71 View Post
    a) nope, I've only ever played a Human in 5E
    b) nope, I've never DMed a Dragonborn, a Halfling, or a Half Elf in 5E
    c) nope
    d) wash your mouth out with soap! Never! Especially not new filthy humanoid races.....
    "You can cast your votes for whatever reason you want. Spite, irrational love/hate, gameplay mechanics, strategic voting, and hating all races except those Gygax-approxed is perfectly acceptable."

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