How to Create a Roguish Archetype | Resource for Fifth Edition DMs (plus a NEW Roguish Archetype Option)

For a long time now, this has been my most popular article. Recently, I got off my lazy butt and finally decided to create a PDF for this. You can get it on my Patreon. That way, you can download it and read it on your own time. Design Notes Here is the thought process … Continue reading How to Create a Roguish Archetype | Resource for Fifth Edition DMs (plus a NEW Roguish Archetype Option)

Slayer X | New Barbarian Subclass for Fifth Edition (Aberranterra)

At 3rd level, a barbarian gains the Primal Path feature. The following Wastelord option is available to a barbarian, in addition to those normally offered. Path of Slayer X Before the Fall, world governments were deadlocked in a race to create the ultimate killing machines. Set loose against opposing armies, these dangerous living-weapons could cut … Continue reading Slayer X | New Barbarian Subclass for Fifth Edition (Aberranterra)

Snow Queen Otherworldly Patron | New Player Option for Fifth Edition

At 1st level, a warlock gains the Otherworldly Patron feature. The following Snow Queen option is available to a warlock in addition to those normally offered. Snow Queen You derive your arcane powers from the Snow Queen, queen of the snowflakes or "snow bees", who travels throughout the world with the snow. The Snow Queens … Continue reading Snow Queen Otherworldly Patron | New Player Option for Fifth Edition

Evadimus’ School for Gifted Spellcasters Appendix | New Campaign Setting for Fifth Edition

This article is a preview for the content in BroadSword Monthly #1, due out in August. Learn more about BroadSword Monthly #1 (and get 10% off the price!) Wizard Arcane Traditions When a wizard reaches 2nd level, it chooses an arcane tradition. The following options are available to a wizard in addition to those normally offered: Wizard … Continue reading Evadimus’ School for Gifted Spellcasters Appendix | New Campaign Setting for Fifth Edition

Psionic Prankster | New Roguish Archetype for Fifth Edition

At 3rd level, you gain the Roguish Archetype feature. You may select the Psionic Prankster archetype in addition to those normally offered. New Roguish Archetype: Psionic Prankster Some rogues enhance their fine-honed skills of stealth and agility with psionics, focusing on powers of telepathy and psychokinesis. These rogues include pickpockets and burglars, but also tricksters, … Continue reading Psionic Prankster | New Roguish Archetype for Fifth Edition

Psychohunter | New Ranger Conclave for Fifth Edition

At 3rd level, a ranger gains the Ranger Archetype feature. The following Psychohunter option is available to a ranger, in addition to those normally offered. Psychohunter Psychohunters stalk the world searching for their favored prey: psionic beasts and psionicists. Those who wield their minds as weapons learn true fear when they come across a Psychohunter. … Continue reading Psychohunter | New Ranger Conclave for Fifth Edition

Sword and Sorcery | New Game Supplement for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Spoilers) – Part 2

This article series details Sword and Sorcery in Fifth Edition and how you can implement it in your own games. It is also part of BroadSword Magazine, so if you are a subscriber and don’t wish to be spoiled, steer clear. In addition, this is not the final form of the content. Just the staging ground … Continue reading Sword and Sorcery | New Game Supplement for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Spoilers) – Part 2

Archers | Player Supplement for Fifth Edition (Part 1)

This article adds new rules, subclasses, prestige classes, magic items, and more for players interested in expanding archer characters in Fifth Edition. All of this content is FREE for you to use in your Fifth Edition campaigns. However, if you're interested in getting this content in PDF format, patrons of every tier get this PDF … Continue reading Archers | Player Supplement for Fifth Edition (Part 1)

Sorcerer Manastone Sorcerous Origin (Prototype) | New Subclass for Fifth Edition

Continuing the requests for Arcane/BroadSword Magazine #1, this one comes from another Platinum-level Patron: Manastone Sorcerer. Basically a Sorcerer that gets their powers from magically infused stones called Manastone. Alternatively this could be done as Runestones, inert stones that are charged with magical energy through the inscription of arcane runes onto the stones. I dig … Continue reading Sorcerer Manastone Sorcerous Origin (Prototype) | New Subclass for Fifth Edition

Wizard Tamer Arcane Tradition (Prototype) | New Subclass for Fifth Edition

This week, between working on content for BroadSword Magazine #1 and Arcane, a Premium PDF for my patrons, I'm taking request for magical stuff. Here's one such request from one of my Platinum-level Patrons: Wizard tamer: tames a monster to serve as a familiar and proxy on the battle field potentially switching out as they … Continue reading Wizard Tamer Arcane Tradition (Prototype) | New Subclass for Fifth Edition