Out of the Box introduction
The video above from the Nerdarchy You Tube channel is part of the ongoing series “New Ways to Use Recovery Dice in D&D.” In each installment, Nerdarchists Dave and Ted and Nate the Nerdarch discuss alternative uses for hit dice, presenting class-specific options. Focusing on each character class as they appear in the fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons Player’s Handbook, the options are designed to provide one use for the class in general, plus an additional use specific to each archetype.
One of the class archetypes for the D&D ranger, which is a point of contention among many players, is the Beast Master. A few Nerdarchy staff writers and i recently discussed the Beast Master archetype, and part of our conversation dovetailed with the alternative hit die option in the video. Continue reading D&D Ranger Beast Master: Beast and Ranger are One
Have you been keeping up with Todd Kenreck’s work as host and content director for D&D Beyond? On top of bringing his skills as a journalist and documentary filmmaker to bear to help tell the story of Dungeons & Dragons, Kenreck’s D&D Beyond video series began sharing previews of some of the new character subclasses in Xanathar’s Guide to Everything. Continue reading D&D Beyond Previews Xanathar’s Guide to Everything, Plus Pre-Order Bonus