On Monday, Wizards of the Coast unveiled a new batch of playtest content for Dungeons & Dragons, 5th edition. title Discovered Arcana: Wonders of the Multiverse, it includes a grab-bag of new and somewhat unrelated content for free. However, the big reveal is an entirely new race — one that hints at a reboot of the beloved Plainscape setting.
In addition to modified material from Unearthed Arcana: Giant Choicewhich was released in May, wonders of the multiverse Provides rules for players to create glitching as a playable character. Jeremy Crawford, Wizards game design architect, calls Glitchling “a cousin or perhaps a brother to an evil modron”, an immortal associated with the planescape setting. It’s a mechanical construction—a magic-infused robot, basically—that usually makes its home amidst perfect law and order. Freed from their adventures, players have the ability to build their personalities from the ground up. Playtest also includes many new feats and background options.
“Many of these are about playing a character who is significantly affected by one or more planes in the outer plane,” Crawford said in a companion video on YouTube. “People can draw whatever conclusions they want from it.”
Plainscape was first introduced with plainscape campaign setting, a source book published by TSR in 1994. At its core is the cosmological concept of “The Great Wheel”, a complex landscape composed of both the inner and outer planes of existence. It introduced Sigil City, the setting for the cult classic computer role-playing game. Planescape: TormentAs well as the Tieflings, a race of monstrous creatures that have been a fixture in D&D since the fourth edition.
This wouldn’t be the first time Wizards used playtest material to tease a reboot of the classic setting. Spelljammer content coming later this year was first teased Unearthed Arcana: Travelers of the Multiverse In October. Of course, there may be other reasons to test Glitchlings in this way.
Found it out Archana […] “It’s really a surprise for all the different things we put into it,” Crawford said on YouTube. “We have so many fun things bubbling up on our stove in our design kitchen, and we decided why not put them all in [free download], people are going to see little pieces of the design […] All from the Multiverse. ,
The most recent set of D&D Adventures, Journey through the Bright CitadelArrived on Tuesday. In our review we called it “an epic anthology that feels as progressive and inviting as classic Star Trek.”