Spelljammer: Pirates of Realmspace, Fantasy Empires, DragonStrike, DeathKeep, and the Silver Box Classics bundle’s Heroes of the Lance, Dragons of Flame, War of the Lance, and Shadow Sorcerer are just some of the old favourites that have returned.
A single spellcaster, spending the majority of a working day casting the Mending cantrip, will repair at the same rate as a non-magical team of repair personnel.
Wizards of the Coast acknowledge the description was bitterly dated and loaded with connotations and implications.
It’s RPG news time! Last week we wondered what the Wizards of the Coast news would be. It’s One D&D, the next edition of the game, backwards compatible with D&D 5e and playtesting today.
D&D 5e’s next official setting is Spelljammer. That’s a popular old setting being revisited for 5e. You can’t call it sci-fi; there’s not so much science as fantasy, and perhaps space opera is better than a genre.
Wizards of the Coast, the new owners for D&D Beyond, have promised that there will be further adventures for Spelljammer Academy. To get those, you must first unlock one adventure and then you’ll automatically get the next.
Spelljammer is an old D&D sci-fi setting of sail ships, powered by magic, that fly from planet to planet. It’s space opera, fantasy in space, and it’s coming back to D&D 5e.
The name “Realmspace” might also be significant. It’s the name of a 1991 TSR Spelljammer sourcebook, and it’s the space associated with the Torilian system, a Prime Material plane.
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