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  • Updates to Patron Tiers

    Last Updated: December 29, 2021 We’re making some exciting changes to the RPGBOT Patreon, including adding some new tiers with fun new benefits. https://www.patreon.com/posts/60368431

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  • RPGBOT.News – Mordenkainen’s Monsters of the Multiverse Released

    Show Notes In this episode of RPGBOT.News, we discuss Mordenkainen’s Monsters of the Multiverse, which released as part of the D&D Rules Expansion Gift Set. We talk about the included monsters, the updated races, and what we did and didn’t predict about what’s in the book. Materials Referenced in this Episode RPGBOT.Podcast Episodes RPGBOT.Podcast Episode 4 – Failure RPGBOT.Podcast Episode 13 – The Future of Dungeons and Dragons DnD 5e D&D Core Rulebook Gift Set D&D Rules Expansion Gift Set Unearthed Arcana: Folk of the Feywild Article on DnDBeyond handling Monsters of the Multiverse Races Reprinted Aaracokra Aasimar Bugbear Centaur

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  • RPGBOT.Podcast Season 2 Episode 4 – Spell Components in DnD 5e and PF2e

    Show Notes In this episode of the RPGBOT.Podcast, we discuss Spell Components. We explore the mechanics and flavor of material, somatic, and verbal components, as well as the mechanics of spellcasting foci in both DnD 5e and PF2, and we discuss how you can make those mechanics both meaningful and interesting in your games. Special thanks to Mr. Gleam on the RPGBOT Discord for the question of the week this week. Materials Referenced in this Episode DnD 5e Player’s Handbook (affiliate link) Chapter 10: Spellcasting, under Casting a Spell > Components Pathfinder 2e Core Rulebook (affiliate link) Chapter 12: Spells,

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  • DnD 5e – Grung, Kalashtar, Leonin, Locathah, Simic Hybrid, Vedalken, Verdan, and Warforged race handbooks updated

    Yes, eight class handbook updates all at once! These were last ones remaining to update after the release of Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything, and I managed to get them finished just in time for Mordenkainen’s Monsters of the Multiverse to once again reset the board. It’s fine. There are only 33 races left to update. These eight race handbooks all got the usual post-Tasha’s updates. They now include coverage the custom origin rules and I’ve made minor improvements to the “default rules” entries to account for the changing landscape of class options. The Simic Hybrid and the Warforged changed very

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