Eberron's new Changeling is the first class that can start with an 18 ability score at level 1. Although this "power creep" doesn't mean the class is unbalanced, the answer to rebalancing the race within the existing design paradigm may lay within cut content.
Tag: Wayfinder’s Guide to Eberron
Artificer Survey Results
Shortly after the release of The Artificer Returns, we ran a survey asking D&D fans some more general design questions than you get from the typical Unearthed Arcana survey. Here's the results!
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?