Crunch and Fluff: 20 Good Aligned Encounter Ideas for Non-Evil Parties & The Swanhunter Paladin Archetype

20 Good-Aligned Encounter Ideas for Non-Evil Parties   “Demons did it”. “A ghost did it.” “An evil wizard did it.” “The corrupt official did it.” Antagonists are easy to write when things are black and white, good and evil, moral and immoral, but it doesn’t always have to be so two-tone. Sometimes the most compelling…

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Why I Hate (Most) Hybrid Classes (and How to Design a Good One)

So today I am going to talk on a purely personal topic. I, personally, find the concept behind hybrid classes really lazy from a design perspective. My understanding is that hybrid classes were made to serve two functions: To reduce class bloat and capitalize on existing content (talents, class features) To enter a design space…

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Race Design

Ok guys, so despite one of our best selling product lines being our racial guide books, I don’t think I’ve ever yammered on about race design. That ends now.   “Traditional” vs. “Non-Tradational” The phrase “traditional” gets thrown around in house a lot and probably doesn’t have the same meaning outside of our company. I…

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