D&D Creative Director Mike Mearls recently tweeted about revised Two-Weapon Fighting rules, including a poll about where its damage output should lie: Mechanics Any discussion regarding two-weapon fighting involves these mechanics: Two-Weapon Fighting bonus action Dual Wielder feat Two-Weapon Fighting style Let's explore these mechanics first to identify where we have wiggle room to improve … Continue reading Two-Weapon Fighting
Month: October 2018
Super Smash Bros. Items
This week we're bringing you some combat items from the classic Nintendo game, Super Smash Bros. While this series has seem numerous incantations, we're going back to the original N64 edition to get some ideas for combat items. You can view the items below or get the full PDF here. Most of these are relatively … Continue reading Super Smash Bros. Items
The Evil of Mandating Equipment
D&D 5e is great because it allows you the flexibility to build on top of the system. Sometimes we rush to fill gaps that are empty for a reason. Designing good content requires knowing these pitfalls so you can navigate them. Character features mandating equipment are one such case. What can we learn from Mike Mearls about how to design them?