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Recent Blog Posts

  • Aberrations: Discombobulate and Discomfort the Game Table (in a Good Way!) – RPGBOT.Podcast S3E36
    On this episode of the RPGBOT.Podcast, we discuss aberrations. We look at all the weirdness from both a player’s and a DM’s perspective, and look at ways to make aberrations interesting and engaging in your game.
  • DnD 5e – More DPR Calculator Updates!
    We’ve gotten a lot of use out of the DPR calculator since I built it, and every once in a while I sneak in a new feature. This time, I added a toggle for Halfling Luck and a field for damage applied on a missed attack. This lets halflings accurately calculate DPR, and lets you explore how nice the Graze property from the recent UA will be.
  • DnD 5e – New Alchemist Artificer Handbook
    While the Artificer as a class has always been popular, the alchemist subclass has long been overlooked in favor of other options. Its features can be frustrating and feel very passive compared to a robot attack dog or armor with magical boxing gloves, but it does offer some useful support and healing options which can make the alchemist a good addition to party that lacks a support caster like a cleric.
  • Tales of the Valiant (with Teasers!) – RPGBOT.News S3E35
    On this episode of the RPGBOT.News, we talk to Celeste Conowich and Wolfgang Baur of Kobold Press about the upcoming Kickstarter for Tales of the Valiant. We discuss Celeste and Wolfgang’s ongoing work on Tales of the Valiant (formerly “Black Flag”), the joys and challenges of a public playtests, and all the exciting things we can expect from the Kickstarter coming later in May.
  • One D&D Playtest, Unearthed Arcana: Players Handbook Playtest #5
    At a stunning 60 pages, this is the largest UA playtest document ever published. This time, we get the new Weapon Mastery system which has long been promised as a fix to the issue that 5e’s martial characters don’t have enough choices in combat. We also get a stunning five classes.

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