5e spellcasters, still the masters of crowd control? Monks a good early option? How the power curve has changed for Wizards.
This episode we cover the recent Wizards article on modifying the core D&D 5e classes!
Forgetting to Remember to Learn with Your Brain
by Meorty Matt
Hey orcs. It’s been a while. Official splat material is starting to come out for 5th Edition, which will (hopefully) provide a fresh stream of relevant content for fans and critics alike. There are still some areas of core content that this blog has not examined in detail, however, and some of it raises Big Questions that haven’t really been answered… until now. Continue reading
After a little break due to scheduling conflicts we are back! This time we talk about the Player’s Companion – Elemental Evil. New races and spells! Matt explains how to fall through the planet instantly and mixes up the names of Elemental Affinity and Elemental Adept. Also the dangers of splat power creep…
Error & Errata Round-Up
So it seems I made some pretty egregious errors in the last couple podcasts. Fortunately, our listeners caught a number of them. First off, what were the errors? Continue reading
Today we answer a couple listener questions!
1) Do you have general advice about which class to take first when multiclassing? I was thinking about Bard/Warlock when I get to create a character. But I don’t know the order in which to take the levels.
2) I’ve been trying to motivate my group of entirely new players to play more, but people are struggling to get engaged. Everyone but the rogue feels that combat is banal in fights (the wizard doesn’t know what they can do at them moment). The fighters just swing their weapons every round. How can I, as a player, help spice up combat for everyone? Or is there some advice you could give that I can share with the DM?
Keep your combat fresh! Don’t just make it an arms race of numbers. Surprise the players. Steve helps a friend with some tips on how to run interesting combat and tells tales from our own campaigns. Matt also has the creepiest intro voice…