As the last part in my On Fighters & Fighting series, have an Unarmed Fighting Style Generator and some thoughts on Hit Points in combat!
Medieval fantasy settings have bards. It’s something that many players or Dungeon Masters might not even note anymore, especially as the class has been a staple of Dungeons & Dragons for so long now. It’s been my experience, in fact, that the class really only comes up – in regards to how it fits the game – when the subject is “How do the various classes balance against eachother?”
Like any other class, however, there is a ton of potential there for character backgrounds and conflict to be found if you just go digging around enough.
The default assumption of many fantasy game settings is that the magical study wizards devote themselves to is rewarded by the slow – but constant
How to turn 5th Edition’s backgrounds into a way to create a life-path for your character’s history in the form of important Mentor’s they’ve had.
This is a small expansion of the Inspiration system, utilizing the existing “Flaws” category–but adding some flavor and contingency so players can better grasp when