Though much of it works as-is, our advice on 5e doesn’t perfectly translate to Baldur’s Gate 3, so we’ve compiled some resources here to help you get the most out of the game.

How to Play

Articles explaining the mechanics of the game.

Baldur’s Gate 3 for 5e Players – What’s Different?

A deep dive into what has changed between the 5e rules and Baldur’s Gate 3, and what those changes mean for you as a player.

Baldur’s Gate 3 for People Who Don’t Play Dungeons and Dragons

There are dice rolling and big numbers and pits to jump across and these weird things called “opportuntiy attacks” and that can all be intimidating if you’ve never played the tabletop RPG. We’ll give you a brief introduction to some of the important mechanics so things are bit more approachable.

Practical Guide to Character Creation – Baldur’s Gate 3

A quick visual guide to the character creator and what all of its various options mean.

Character Optimization

Articles with guidance on building more effective characters.

Race Handbooks

Your race determines some of your characters capabilities, and choosing a race that complements both your class and your playtstyle is essential. Our race handbooks will help youget the most out of your character’s race.

Class Handbooks

Your class determines the majority of your character’s capabilities as you advance. Our class handbooks will help you get the most out of your character’s class.

Practical Guide to Feat Selection

BG3 doesn’t have a huge selection of feats, but what’s there can have some complex implications.


Articles examining individual spells in depth.

Other Supporting Articles

Practical Guide to Camp Casting

What do you with all those extra spellcasters? Well, you put them to work.