Jovian Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Another Spelljammer addition (original, mind you!), this one comes from another player who had some ideas on what he wanted the class to do. Basically, the race is sentient gas. But how the hell can you make sentient gas work in Fifth Edition without breaking the game? Design Notes Here are the list of traits … Continue reading Jovian Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Octopode Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons

Octopodes are intelligent, space-faring half-octopus humanoids. They appear to be human or elven from the waist up, with only a few features that may reveal their demihuman nature: purplish or grayish skin, spots, or even rocky ridges along their back and base of their neck. From the waist down, octopodes have eight tentacles arranged in … Continue reading Octopode Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons

Giff Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Ever since they resurfaced in Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes, Dungeons & Dragons fans have been clamoring for a playable giff race. And well? It's time I delivered that. This was a relatively simple build all things considered. Using the "3 ASI" rule for building races (where the racial traits equal 3 ASIs or feats worth … Continue reading Giff Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Enombathonian (Phoenixkin) | New Playable Race for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Phoenixes seem to be trending with the crowdsourced Wandrossa campaign setting. Already, I've created the powerful Phoenix Dragons for this setting. And now there's a request for Phoenixkin from one of my patrons. Here is what Patron Romulo requested: I was talking with a friend after our d&d session tonight and we were looking at … Continue reading Enombathonian (Phoenixkin) | New Playable Race for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Splitjaws | New Playable Race for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The world of Wandrossa continues to expand. With each request that Patrons put in, the lore and flavor of the world are altered. And those that are in on the “ground floor” really get a hand in developing this unique campaign setting. Case in point: Here's my race request: Splitjaws. The name comes from a second … Continue reading Splitjaws | New Playable Race for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Cordyceps (Cordies) | New Playable Race for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The world of Wandrossa continues to expand. With each request that Patrons put in, the lore and flavor of the world are altered. And those that are in on the "ground floor" really get a hand in developing this unique campaign setting. Case in point: Hi Dave! New Patron so I hope I'm doing this … Continue reading Cordyceps (Cordies) | New Playable Race for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Medusa Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

I always like a challenge when it comes to creating playable races. Recently, I created weretigers and vampires and I think I did a pretty good job of keeping within the theme (if I say so myself). Now, I have a request for a medusa playable race. How does one create a medusa playable race, … Continue reading Medusa Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Omerian Echo: Vindanda Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The following details are part of the Omerian Echo campaign setting that will be released at the end of the first quarter of 2019 on Patreon. For more details, check out the Omerian Echo entries here on the site. Playtest Content The material here is presented for playtesting and to spark your imagination. These game mechanics … Continue reading Omerian Echo: Vindanda Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Omerian Echo: Vampir Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The Omerian Echo Campaign Setting is underway! If you haven't already heard the news, check out the following information: "Shattered Lands" Campaign Setting announcement. Omerian Echo on Instagram. The Ascended: Races of Omerian Echo. Here is the first installment, the vampir! Playtest Content The material here is presented for playtesting and to spark your imagination. These … Continue reading Omerian Echo: Vampir Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Tarrasqueborn Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Christmas Day, I threw out a bonus to my Patrons to let them request new races along with the Trayed and Tested promotional races. And here is what I got back: Qunari (from Dragon Age) Panda People Playable Tarrasques (this article) Playable tarrasques was something that I threw out to my Patrons as sort of a joke. … Continue reading Tarrasqueborn Playable Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition