As you might expect, the inspiration for the class comes from the Beast Master subclass. The difference is the animal companion has a more significant role in shaping the character so that different companion traits unlock depending on the companion the player wants.
Dark Sun was an official campaign setting for the 2nd edition of AD&D and the 4th edition of D&D. It's set in the post-apocalyptic world of Athas, which is a desert wasteland brought to ruin by magic.
What did you miss this week? Freebies from Chaosium as #WeAreAllUs remembers Greg Stafford? The new Phone PDF format or perhaps a nameless goose?
In the latest Kickstarter update, Levi Rosol of GM Binder announced a partnership with World Anvil.
There are several ways you can easily recreate this effect, some of them are free and require little effort at all.