Impractical Applications (We Can’t Test Anything Seriously)

The other day, I talked about having ended up recruited into doing the D&D Next playtest, and some pre-play issues I had therewith. Wednesday night I played. Tonight I talk about (or at least allude to) what happened.
What didn’t happen was ridiculously much changing of the characters, regardless of my feelings on the matter. I [...]

Gimme Back My Chargen! (Wait, What?)

So The GM Who Gets Us Into Everything is going to be running us a D&D Next playtest on Wednesday. Fair enough, and hey, I might even find something I react strongly enough to to make breaking system neutrality worth it. I look at the sample characters, I look at the basic rules, and the [...]