5E What is the opposite of a Modron?

complete individuality and chaos is a false equivalency. so actually, that is irrelevant. it likely wouldn't be perfectly individual to the point of having no commonalities with "others". that said, it likely would have very few commonalities. but commonalities being completely non-present as a rule would be unlikely, PARTICULARLY for something of pure, raw, perfect chaos to be frank. you would be adding limiting perimeters. true chaos doesn't have those.
 
well i suppose that is true.

my rp group abandoned the law and chaos interpretation long ago.

we go by stasis/chaos and have for a few decades now.

turns out when you make that shift, after working out some kinks and applying the idea of gradiant to the dimensions there are far fewer problems and things work much more smoothly. its a better dichotomy in almost every way, and you can still derive law and social chaos from it (as far less extreme and less broad sub groupings within the former) fairly easily without the big mess that is inherent to the arrangement prior to the alteration i refer to. it is true that not everyone does this though. i've known a lot of groups other than ours to do this as well though. works sooooo much better. logically as well as in many other ways.
 
another fun fact. a truly perfectly static system cannot be perceived or interacted with. as a result, it cannot be measured and actually functionally doesn't exist relative to us save for the simple hypothetical fact in and of itself that it exists.

one partial exception exists. the scenario in which a perfectly static region of a system has one way outward capacity to apply effects to other things but no capability for intake of effects. this is only a partial exception because the system as a whole is not truly static. only a region/portion of it is.

no such scenario has been proven conclusively to have been discovered as an extant phenomenon, but would technically be a possible partial exception. its partial though because that would not be the full system.

if the full system is static, then what i said before is true without exception. unobservable, immeasurable, non interactable.
 
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a perfectly static system can be interacted with prior to becoming as such. but this is because at that point in time it has yet to become perfectly static. once stasis is acheived though (perfectly) it will never have the ability to be interacted with again else what we are talking about is merely circumstantially static.
 
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Charlaquin

Goblin Queen
Slaadi don't seem chaotic enough to me, with their pattern of colors and formula of reproduction etc..
Something more akin to Wild Magic or that scrambles race/alignment seems more appropriate.
Slaadi are a pretty massive flavor fail in a lot of ways. Allegedly embodiments of chaotic neutral, and yet they are ruthless xenocidal creatures with clearly defined color patterns. Also, why are they frogs? I can think of no reason other than “lolsorandom” which is really not my idea of cosmic chaos at all.
 

Charlaquin

Goblin Queen
Sometimes I think chaos and Chaos is a false equivalency. ;)

I mean, we talk about a system being chaotic or ordered - not chaotic or lawful. In the context of alignment, Lawful doesn't really mean law-abiding, and Chaotic doesn't really mean a system lacking order.
If I were of a mind to map the alignments to tangible cosmic forces, I’d suggest equating Evil with entropy (and by extension Good with order), and Law with complexity (and by extention Chaos with simplicity).
 

Olrox17

Explorer
Obviously, the opposite of a bunch of dice that seek to impose order is a bunch of cards that seek to destroy it.

Which means the opposite of a Modron is The Deck of Many Things.
At first, I read your sentence as “the opposite of a bunch of dice that seek to impose order is a bunch of CATS that seek to destroy it”.

I now choose to believe that is the truth. It’s cats.
 

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