1.3 changes! After a long time of amassing feedback from the community while this has been in the wild, I made a rather large overhaul to how this class' progression lays out, and how Trick Shots are acquired!
1) All of the various special Shots the Gunslinger can make are now considered "Trick Shots" that can be selected from the list as you level up, similar to the Battle Master.... [click here for more]
Blood Hunter Class
Between the martial pursuits of a warrior, and the long-forgotten secrets of blood magic, lies a sect of hunters that sacrifice their own vitality and humanity to protect the realms. Through the tutelage of hidden orders, Blood Hunters learn to give their essence to harness the elements within their weapon, manipulate the lifeblood of others through blood curses,... [click here for more]
The Order of the Lycan is a proud order of blood hunters who undergo “The Taming”, a ceremonial inflicting of lycanthropy from a senior member. These hunters then use their abilities to harness the power of the monster they harbor without losing themselves to it. Through intense honing of one’s own willpower, combined with the secrets of the order’s blood magic rituals, members... [click here for more]
The Lingering SoulAn Optional Class or Death Alternative for 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons.
Mortality. All who draw breath fear the icy grip of death, the promised end. It is the primal fear that drives much of history, and the promise of a restful afterlife brings weight to the influence of any temple.
Your afterlife, unfortunately, is not so... [click here for more]
"Music is a powerful thing. It can bolster a burning passion, inspire the meek to bravery, and sooth a cluttered mind. Wandering bards have mastered the art of creating music to shape and manipulate the minds and hearts of the world through song, words, and instrument. However, it is the Maestro who has learned to evoke music from the natural world around them and weave these notes with arcane... [click here for more]
TOTEM OF THE DUCKPrimal Path Extension of the Totem Warriorfor the Barbarian Class
In the final arc of Critical Role's first campaign, actor Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite, Blades of Glory) was awesome enough to come guest for a couple of episodes. When I sat with him in advance to make his character, he settled on a charismatic Half-Orc Bard/Barbarian named... [click here for more]
Corruption Rulesfor 5th Edition D&DAdapted by Matthew Mercer
Certain landscapes house deeply evil places or artifacts that corrupt the very nature of people who spend time around them. Sites where the presence of such terrible wickedness can slowly twist and infect the physical forms of even the most holy of creatures. Unhallowed or cursed locations... [click here for more]