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If you've ever introduced new players to D&D, you've almost certainly heard this question during character creation:

"What's the difference between X class and Y class?"

The flavor text and illustrations in the PHB make that an easy question to answer for martial classes (at least for me). But it's a little harder to explain the nuances and roles of the different casting classes.

Problem solved! Here's a handout you can pass out to newer players to explain it instead.

If you have any suggestions/criticisms/improvements/better humor ideas, let me know! (Keep in mind this is geared especially toward newer players. Ritual casting is a big difference among caster classes, but I figured that was a bit too advanced [and complicated] to fit into a two-page cheat sheet for newbies.)

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December 11th, 2018
What a great idea! And expertly laid out. This is perfect for new playerse to really wrap their heads around the nitty gritty of each caster class. [...]
November 25th, 2018
Really helpful for new players in understanding how these classes work. [...]
August 15th, 2018
This thing was amazing. It easily explains the differences between caster classes clearly and is definitely going in my New Player Packet. It's organize well, maybe the only thing that could be added is an example of spells you can cast at low and high [...]
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