New rules for D&D as Wizards of the Coast test new feats while, behind the scenes, they recruit for a diversity manager. Alternative rules to 5e's race system take the best-seller slot at DriveThruRPG's big sale too.
We sincerely apologize to Orion Black for the negative experiences they had as a contractor with the D&D franchise team.
The heated conversations in the RPG community continue as the hobby space looks at ways to encourage diversity and deal with 40 years of history that don't always get everything right.
Despite that indie success, though Orion says they never really got any work from WotC, although some ideas were stolen.