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

Voidbränd Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The voidbränd were once phoenixkin but were cursed by Indronyx during a confrontation with Yaunthom at the Desolation of Heaminster. They appear as charred bodies with blue flame pouring out of scars and cracks on their surface. While they appear unintelligent, they actually possess grim sentience. Voidbränd Traits No matter what your voidbränd's true origin, … Continue reading Voidbränd Race | New Player Option for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Blueshift 5E | Science Fiction Roleplaying Rules Part 1 – Races

A few days ago, I announced that I would be slowly working my way through a science fiction series now called Blueshift. The basic idea of Blueshift is that it's a Star Trek style roleplaying game where the players are all members of a space exploration crew. In the last edition, I created a "checklist" … Continue reading Blueshift 5E | Science Fiction Roleplaying Rules Part 1 – Races