Becoming the Shadow: Shadowtouched as PCs

Shadows are low level Cr creatures (1/2) used mainly as tests in the early stages of a campaign. Usually easily forgotten although highly elusive and possibly dangerous is luck doesn’t persist. The fact that they can hide as a bonus action, get a +6 to stealth and can, if you are reduced to 0 andContinue reading “Becoming the Shadow: Shadowtouched as PCs”

Reskinning the Warforged: Scarecrows as PCs

The following Spooktober offering is from the dark mind of BDC There aren’t many better symbols of this season we are about to celebrate than the horrid visage of the scarecrow. Besides maybe the Jack-O-Lantern, the Scarecrow best embodies the dark and frightening time of year and carries with it the power of fear itself.Continue reading “Reskinning the Warforged: Scarecrows as PCs”

Why Play Kenku?

The Following is brought to you by BDC Looking over races to play, there is one race that gets a pass way too many times. Either that or they are completely misunderstood and destined to become annoying or a joke character. Now, cheers to you who actually make this race work and make amazing charactersContinue reading “Why Play Kenku?”

Character Reference: Chug, the Drunken, Inquisitive Master

What started as a well-meant life as a monk, did not go as planned…I mean, the liquor was always good. And I became quite adept with my fists. But the best part was the illusion that I, my two compatriots and the master were just a pack of Kenku drunks.

Way of the Hoof: Building a Centaur Monk

While perusing the various ‘guides’ for building Centaurs that have popped up since Mythic Odysseys of Theros was released earlier this year, one would simply pass on the notion of building one as a monk.  For each one of them simply dismisses the idea as frivolous and ‘non-optimal’.  Well, the gang at The Magic TavernContinue reading “Way of the Hoof: Building a Centaur Monk”

MONASTIC TRADITION: WAY OF THE FETID BLADE

BY BDC Now, if you’ve been looking around our site, you know we’ve been deep diving weres of all types and, last week, we focused on the illusive wererat. What I found was that they had the most detailed lore in the past editions than any of the other types. Not only am I readyContinue reading “MONASTIC TRADITION: WAY OF THE FETID BLADE”

In a different class: Monks are more Than just Kung Fu?

BDC is responsible for the Insanity that follows. I have a limited in-game experience with monks.  I’m not sure if any other DMs have hada few of their players go the monk route or if it’s just me.  But the one example I had was a bad one.  He was an optimizer, which, in andContinue reading “In a different class: Monks are more Than just Kung Fu?”