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  1. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E 5E Survivor - Editions of D&D Edition [+]

    My ratio of things I liked about The Last Jedi vs. things I hated is roughly 1:1. I hated literally everything about The Rise of Skywalker.
  2. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E 5E Survivor - Editions of D&D Edition [+]

    Original Dungeons and Dragons 8 Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 1st Edition 60 Basic Dungeons and Dragons 44 B/X Dungeons and Dragons 40 BECMI Dungeons and Dragons 58 Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 2nd Edition 50 Dungeons & Dragons, Rules Cyclopedia Edition 56 Dungeons & Dragons, 3.5 Edition 24...
  3. Gladius Legis

    Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic remake announced!

    DA:I's combat was never good in the first place.
  4. Gladius Legis

    Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic remake announced!

    Good riddance if so. That's one thing that absolutely has not aged well about KOTOR. Real time with pause in general has not aged well.
  5. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E Bards Should Be Half-Casters in 5.5e/6e

    Your definition of "jack of all trades" is clearly different from mine. The 4e and 5e Bards are versatile and can fill roles as needed, but they were also designed to be actually good at something, as opposed to the previous edition Bards who were designed to be mediocre at everything.
  6. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E Bards Should Be Half-Casters in 5.5e/6e

    So your solution is to nerf the Bard to a half-caster and make sure it is nobody's best choice for their character. Convenient. In my experience, when asking this question, nearly everybody comes up with answers that suck. To wit, I have intensely disliked every single idea for a half-caster...
  7. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E Bards Should Be Half-Casters in 5.5e/6e

    What else do you expect Bardic Inspiration to even do other than the nice things it already does plus whatever additional stuff it can do based on subclass? I don't see any of those classes and subclasses stealing the Bard's thunder, except maybe the Bladesinger stealing Valor's and Sword's...
  8. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E Bards Should Be Half-Casters in 5.5e/6e

    But the base class doesn't do "so little" at all. The default use of Bardic Inspiration is still a very solid buff. Another feature the base class has increases the efficiency of using hit dice for healing, without using a spell. The subclasses only add to what the solid base class already does...
  9. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E Bards Should Be Half-Casters in 5.5e/6e

    No, it shouldn't. It sort of got away with it in 2e because it leveled up much faster than a Mage, thus its casting actually somewhat kept up in the levels most people played AD&D at. The 3.0 Bard was absolute trash, and the 3.5 Bard remedied the 3.0 situation with overpowered yet somewhat...
  10. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E Bards Should Be Half-Casters in 5.5e/6e

    4e threw the very concept of the Bard as a jack of all trades in a fire, and 5e spread the ashes and gave it one feature that bore the name that has only to do with skills. The Bard in the last two editions was NEVER meant to be the jack of all trades as you knew it from 2e and 3e.
  11. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E Bards Should Be Half-Casters in 5.5e/6e

    Bardic Inspiration says hello. And at 5th level onward you're handing that out like candy. Umm, isn't a class being at least partially defined by its subclasses a good thing? I really don't see how making it a half-caster opens up any design space it didn't have previously. In fact, if...
  12. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E Bards Should Be Half-Casters in 5.5e/6e

    We tried a half-caster bard in the D&D Next playtest, and it was hot garbage. Nope, I like the bard a full caster as it is.
  13. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E New D&D WotC survey! On classes.

    Oh, I did too, because I wanted to.
  14. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E New D&D WotC survey! On classes.

    You guys do know you could pick the classes you wanted to provide feedback on, right? You didn't have to do them all?
  15. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E New D&D WotC survey! On classes.

    I'd add the Assassin Rogue to this list. If you don't beat enemy initiative, you are literally a Rogue with no subclass. And in a typical campaign and a typical party you'll never be able to set up the auto-crit everyone drools over when they first read it.
  16. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E New D&D WotC survey! On classes.

    I made that exact suggestion for the Eldritch Knight in the survey. And for the Valor Bard as well.
  17. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E New D&D WotC survey! On classes.

    Quick summary of my comments: Berserker Barbarian: Frenzy should have two uses without incurring exhaustion, exhausting starts on the third use, the additional attack should be added to the Attack action so Polearm Master characters still have a reason to be a Berserker. Also base Intimidating...
  18. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E New D&D WotC survey! On classes.

    I'll be sharpening my knives against the Assassin Rogue, Berserker Barbarian, and all Rangers and Monks for this one.
  19. Gladius Legis

    D&D 5E Hex is a WAY better spell than Hunters Mark

    Hex is superior to Hunter's Mark, but not so much so that the Ranger will want to blow something as limited as an ASI/feat to get it.
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