Bet on Sunday’s ‘surprise’ D&D announcement

What’s the surprise?

  • Planescape

    Votes: 40 40.4%
  • Eberron

    Votes: 18 18.2%
  • Greyhawk

    Votes: 7 7.1%
  • More Forgotten Realms

    Votes: 11 11.1%
  • Mike Mearls popping out of a box

    Votes: 23 23.2%


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thundershot

Adventurer
Good for those that want it. I’ll get it on deep discount someday just to stay complete and I’ll get the races and classes from dndbeyond. I’m sure I can harvest bits for my homebrew. I already integrated an origin for the Warforged in my world..
 



RxDrAcula

First Post
To be fair, I don't know much about Eberron. I've heard there are sky ships and, if true, is the full extent of my knowledge on the setting. I would be willing to give it a shot.
 


flametitan

Explorer
To be fair, I don't know much about Eberron. I've heard there are sky ships and, if true, is the full extent of my knowledge on the setting. I would be willing to give it a shot.

It's a neat setting that mixes magitech with more pulp action, and sometimes noir elements. The setting creator, Keith Baker, describes it as, "Lord of the Rings meets Indiana Jones and The Maltese Falcon." I like it a fair amount, but it's a setting that knows what it wants to be and leans into its unique elements hard. By extension, it's not a setting that'll appeal to everyone.
 

RxDrAcula

First Post
It's a neat setting that mixes magitech with more pulp action, and sometimes noir elements. The setting creator, Keith Baker, describes it as, "Lord of the Rings meets Indiana Jones and The Maltese Falcon." I like it a fair amount, but it's a setting that knows what it wants to be and leans into its unique elements hard. By extension, it's not a setting that'll appeal to everyone.
Huh, well I certainly love all three of those movies. (Humphrey Bogart was in Falcon, right?)

Anyway, I'll most certainly give it a shot.
 

flametitan

Explorer
Huh, well I certainly love all three of those movies. (Humphrey Bogart was in Falcon, right?)

Anyway, I'll most certainly give it a shot.

Yes, Bogart was in Falcon.

The Wayfinder's Guide to Eberron is the 5e gateway to the setting of Eberron and should give you a decent sense of the atmosphere of Eberron. The mechanical aspects (races, magic items, the artificer) aren't quite finalized, so take those sections with a grain of salt.
 

Parmandur

Book-Friend
Huh, well I certainly love all three of those movies. (Humphrey Bogart was in Falcon, right?)

Anyway, I'll most certainly give it a shot.

The gist is that it is a high magic setting: magic so advanced it has effects on society similar to industrialization and science. Hence sentient Golem player characters as a Race, Artificers as magic inventora, magic trains and airships, etc. Everything is slightly different from standard D&D, but still definitely D&D.
 

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