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    D&D 5E Anyone converted previous edition Fey?

    There’s an official 5e spriggan? What book is it hiding in?
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    D&D 5E Angels/Celestials of Different Races

    Was this supposed to be tagged 4e rather than 5e? I bring it up because while in 4e angels served all deities, in 5e angels are LG and only serve LG, NG, or CG deities. Prior to 4e angels also only served good deities, and could themselves be any good alignment. Just in case any new players...
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    D&D 5E Reverse Engineering the Real Rules of Attunement

    I'll address it in more detail later (probably on my follow up topic), but note that light generation only comes in at step 3, which only applies to permanent equippable combat items. The driftglobe, as a non-equippable item is exempted from attunement at step 2 (along with the lantern of...
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    D&D 5E Anyone converted previous edition Fey?

    Yeah, looking over the sale was what got me coming back to this thread. Doesn't look like there is yet one single product that will give me everything I'm looking for, but I'm trying to figure out how to get at much as I can with as few products as possible. When you say a companion PDF, do you...
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    D&D 5E Anyone converted previous edition Fey?

    Thanks! I'd be particularly interested in seeing your Brownie, Nymph, Oread, Spriggan, Sylph, Fossergrim, and Undine.
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    D&D General The Role and Purpose of Evil Gods

    The reason we don't hear about them is 5e has so far not chosen to present the races they are the "arch"s of. We have the LE devils with their Lords of the Nine and other archdevils, the CE demons with their various Princes, and the NE Yugoloths with a tiny bit mentioned about some of their...
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    D&D 5E How broken is tunneling speed?

    Well that whole issue of leaving reach is pretty tricky it sounds like. Interpretation 1: If you have 5 feet of reach, you threaten a 5' radius, whether your attacks would be blocked or not. Interpretation 2: You do not threaten, or have reach to, any area within that 5' that has total cover...
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    D&D 5E Check out Witchlight's Table of Contents

    I count 8, or 12 if you are counting multiple stat-blocks of the same creature. Not really what I’d consider plenty, given all the fey that could be there, but we might have different expectations.
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    D&D 5E Check out Witchlight's Table of Contents

    Yeah, the creatures really are disappointing. Not so much the reprints (I understand that), but the lack of new 5e fey conversions, considering the many, many classic D&D fey that are still missing.
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    D&D 5E Reverse Engineering the Real Rules of Attunement

    Reverse Engineering the Real Rules of Attunement This post is an in-depth examination of why Magic Item A requires attunement, while apparently similar Magic Item B does not. While my opinions about some of the design decisions will no doubt show through, I'm intending this post to present my...
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    D&D 5E Too Many PC Races With Darkvision? (a Poll)

    Something important that a lot of people miss because it isn't stated as directly in 5e as it was in 3e: you can't make out fine details with Darkvision (because it counts as Dim light and you can't make out fine details in Dim light). This means you can't read. You can't tell what a painting...
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    D&D 5E Beware the Jabberwock! D&D Beyond has a sneak preview of the "The Wild Beyond the Witchlight" monster!

    It‘s pretty sad if people are using the MM without reading the instructions. That being said, if the Jabberwock isn't an anomaly, and they are going to start using qualified alignments in statblocks rather than no alignments, I’ll be very happy. It was that way in 3e—every statblock had...
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    D&D 5E Ways for a demon to go incognito around a paladin, without being unfair to a player

    Nystul's Magic Aura is the way to go, and fortunately it can still be overcome so it isn't an automatic "I Win" button. What the spell doesn't do is hide the spell itself. The recipient will register to detect magic, and an identify cast on them will tell you they are under the effects of...
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    D&D 5E How Do You Handle Group Skill Challenges?

    I actually do have the players roll (I was a bit unclear), usually the one or two who are best at the task, but since anyone else trying it is getting the same d20 result to add their mods to, it doesn’t really matter who does the rolling mechanically.
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    D&D 5E How Do You Handle Group Skill Challenges?

    Yeah, that's what I meant by the RAW group checks. I usually use them in situations where it feels like the ability of the party to cover for each other and drag each other down are both present, and it really is something they are working together on as a group, while I use my other system when...
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    D&D 5E How Do You Handle Group Skill Challenges?

    One thing I really dislike are checks where everyone rolls, but a single success (such as a knowledge check) means, effectively, the whole party succeeds, or a single failure (such as a Stealth check) means the whole party fails. Same goes for the 20 goblins example. Do we want Stealth to...
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    D&D 5E Basic D&D Campaign

    The Basic rules also have 3 subraces that are NOT in the SRD, so you want both for the maximum free content.
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    Worlds of Design: Game Design vs. Story Framework

    I like things to both be: A) Consistent and B) Expandable The way I do this is by creating content skeletons. 1) I have a history of the world that goes back over 80,000 years. It can be printed on a single page. The history (and prehistory) is divided into 5 ages, and the ages are divided...
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    Super Giveaway - All 5th Edition Books

    My favorite book is probably Volo's Guide to Monsters.
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    D&D 5E The semantics of the spell Sending

    Interesting. This could have relevance to my campaign in the near future. There is an NPC I was going to have contact a party member through having another NPC (who has never met the party member) cast sending. I was just assuming that the first NPC could just give the name and explain who the...