Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything brings a little bit of, well, everything. There are updates and new subclasses for each class. The class we’ll be looking at today is the barbarian, and the two subclasses that have been added. How do they compare with other primal paths? Let’s take a look. [Read more…]
The first class to look at in Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything is also the newest. The artificer was first introduced in Eberron, and the whole class has been reprinted here, with a couple of additions. Let’s take a look at how it stacks up to the other classes, and where it fits into he game as a whole. [Read more…]
Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything brings a variety of additions to the rules of 5th edition, the first of which being changes to race bonuses. This comes as a response to the discourse around the community regarding the more unsavory aspects of the racial system in D&D. A problem that is symptomatic of the problematic tropes that D&D was originally built on, as well as the reluctance of Wizards of the Coast to employ BIMPOC voices to help erase those tropes. Seems like a pretty heavy topic to handle in… two pages. Let’s take a look at these pages and see how well the Wizards of the Coast handle this issue. [Read more…]
The next big rules expansion for fifth edition is here! Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything is the next update of rules, including a variety of character options and dm tools. It’s essentially Xanathar’s Guide 2: electric boogaloo. So how does this book stack up to its predecessor? Let’s take a preliminary look to see what awaits us in Tasha’s cauldron.
The main purpose of Unearthed Arcana is to introduce ideas to the general public, then fine tune those ideas until they are ready to be officially released. Some ideas get scrapped (rest in piece Mystic) and some ideas get revised. In this update to Unearthed Arcana, we have revisions to three subclasses. The phantom rogue is replacing the revived rogue, the genie replacing the noble genie warlock, and the order of scribes wizard replacing the archivist subclass. How have these subclasses evolved? Let’s take a closed look at this new Unearthed Arcana. [Read more…]