For me, choosing a class has always been one of the most fun and important decisions to make while playing Dungeons & Dragons. I can still remember the feeling of pure excitement I had when I first cracked open the 3rd Edition Player’s Handbook and saw that Monk was a core class. I also remember our friends all having multiple discussions about what exactly the Sorcerer class was and how it was different from the Wizard. With the next edition of D&D now in open playtest, I felt it was a good time to discuss the varying levels of class distinction in D&D.
Overview: “Forgotten Heroes: Fang, Fist, and Song” (hereafter referred to as FH) is another option for adding Barbarians, Druids, Bards, and Monks into your 4e game before the official versions are fully released. Many of the classes feel a bit complex, but do a good job of capturing a particular aspect of each of these […]