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Author Topic: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”  (Read 4779 times)

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Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« on: July 27, 2021, 06:08:26 PM »
For the upcoming strixhaven book, I don’t play 5e anymore but get a load of this

https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2021/07/dd-strixhaven-book-drops-subclasses-adds-relationships.html

I mean other than the tumblr art cover Jesus fucking Christ just when it looked like they hit rock bottom they just keep on digging
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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2021, 08:14:20 AM »
Is this D&D or Bliss Stage for fuck's sake?

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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2021, 08:54:28 AM »
To be fair, the subclasses they dropped were just their weird, fucked-up strangeness made for this book. It's good that those died. They still use the subclasses that are in PHB and other books.

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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2021, 11:39:18 AM »
For the upcoming strixhaven book, I don’t play 5e anymore but get a load of this

https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2021/07/dd-strixhaven-book-drops-subclasses-adds-relationships.html

I mean other than the tumblr art cover Jesus fucking Christ just when it looked like they hit rock bottom they just keep on digging

Yes, yes they do keep digging and the opening sentence of the article had me lol, "D&D players prove that they hate fun and fear change: WotC has announced they’re dropping new subclass concepts from the upcoming Strixhaven book."

So the author got their cheerios peed in eh?

I mean I play 5e cause of family (not my preferred) but WotC lost any income from me with that craptacular Van Recktem's guide
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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2021, 11:49:13 AM »
For the upcoming strixhaven book, I don’t play 5e anymore but get a load of this

https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2021/07/dd-strixhaven-book-drops-subclasses-adds-relationships.html

I mean other than the tumblr art cover Jesus fucking Christ just when it looked like they hit rock bottom they just keep on digging

Yes, yes they do keep digging and the opening sentence of the article had me lol, "D&D players prove that they hate fun and fear change: WotC has announced they’re dropping new subclass concepts from the upcoming Strixhaven book."

So the author got their cheerios peed in eh?

I mean I play 5e cause of family (not my preferred) but WotC lost any income from me with that craptacular Van Recktem's guide

They lost me with Tashas, it was the last straw for me
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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2021, 12:25:57 PM »
I know it's so weird. I was hardcore D&D/AD&D. I played BECM D&D and AD&D simultaneously when I got into the hobby. When 2nd came along I was hyped and loved it. Third came along and I'm like okay some of the stuff looks cool. But since 3.5 WotC always, always, has some straw for me that breaks me. In the 3e/3.5e/D20 era it was the proliferation of feats/magic items. I bought the core three for 4e and I'm like, where's my D&D, wasn't for me. 5e comes along and I was all on board. Really liked how design had advanced but still felt like D&D to me. Then this woke bullshit. And I bought Tasha's thinking okay other systems don't have the sacred cows of racial stat modifiers, maybe I can live with it. But not anymore.

I know I'm not in their target audience. There was an info-graph a couple of months ago and my age bracket (late 40's early 50's) is so small. I'm still in that phase of the relationship where I'm sad but I know I need to let it go. Ah well, I'm glad for the OSR. There are fantastic games out there. DCC is really fun right now.
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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2021, 12:30:27 PM »
For the upcoming strixhaven book, I don’t play 5e anymore but get a load of this

https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2021/07/dd-strixhaven-book-drops-subclasses-adds-relationships.html

I mean other than the tumblr art cover Jesus fucking Christ just when it looked like they hit rock bottom they just keep on digging

Yes, yes they do keep digging and the opening sentence of the article had me lol, "D&D players prove that they hate fun and fear change: WotC has announced they’re dropping new subclass concepts from the upcoming Strixhaven book."

So the author got their cheerios peed in eh?

I mean I play 5e cause of family (not my preferred) but WotC lost any income from me with that craptacular Van Recktem's guide

They lost me with Tashas, it was the last straw for me

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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2021, 02:00:57 PM »
I know it's so weird. I was hardcore D&D/AD&D. I played BECM D&D and AD&D simultaneously when I got into the hobby. When 2nd came along I was hyped and loved it. Third came along and I'm like okay some of the stuff looks cool. But since 3.5 WotC always, always, has some straw for me that breaks me. In the 3e/3.5e/D20 era it was the proliferation of feats/magic items. I bought the core three for 4e and I'm like, where's my D&D, wasn't for me. 5e comes along and I was all on board. Really liked how design had advanced but still felt like D&D to me. Then this woke bullshit. And I bought Tasha's thinking okay other systems don't have the sacred cows of racial stat modifiers, maybe I can live with it. But not anymore.

I know I'm not in their target audience. There was an info-graph a couple of months ago and my age bracket (late 40's early 50's) is so small. I'm still in that phase of the relationship where I'm sad but I know I need to let it go. Ah well, I'm glad for the OSR. There are fantastic games out there. DCC is really fun right now.

Funny thing is your age bracket (and mine) has the most dispossable income to drop into hobbies, if D&D/Marvel/DC/etc have less people of that bracket buying their product it's due to their intentional alienation of said consumer base.
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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2021, 02:10:24 PM »
I know it's so weird. I was hardcore D&D/AD&D. I played BECM D&D and AD&D simultaneously when I got into the hobby. When 2nd came along I was hyped and loved it. Third came along and I'm like okay some of the stuff looks cool. But since 3.5 WotC always, always, has some straw for me that breaks me. In the 3e/3.5e/D20 era it was the proliferation of feats/magic items. I bought the core three for 4e and I'm like, where's my D&D, wasn't for me. 5e comes along and I was all on board. Really liked how design had advanced but still felt like D&D to me. Then this woke bullshit. And I bought Tasha's thinking okay other systems don't have the sacred cows of racial stat modifiers, maybe I can live with it. But not anymore.

I know I'm not in their target audience. There was an info-graph a couple of months ago and my age bracket (late 40's early 50's) is so small. I'm still in that phase of the relationship where I'm sad but I know I need to let it go. Ah well, I'm glad for the OSR. There are fantastic games out there. DCC is really fun right now.

Funny thing is your age bracket (and mine) has the most dispossable income to drop into hobbies, if D&D/Marvel/DC/etc have less people of that bracket buying their product it's due to their intentional alienation of said consumer base.

Lol, my thoughts exactly. I was thinking that the other day. smh
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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2021, 10:15:30 AM »
Oh look, another WOTC product I will not buy.

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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2021, 10:34:27 AM »
Greetings!

The cover art for "Strixhaven" looks fucking pathetic. It doesn't surprise me though. Jeremy Crawford likes sugar in his tank.

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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2021, 06:15:02 PM »
Just because you need to add diversity to your library does not mean that you should employee Bob "Fire Hands"

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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2021, 06:31:51 PM »
Just because you need to add diversity to your library does not mean that you should employee Bob "Fire Hands"



Owl dude is thinking "Fire hazard asshole..."
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« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2021, 06:35:52 PM »
This whole Strixhaven thing looks like a very, very late attempt to make a bad Harry Potter knockoff.




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Re: Strixhaven Dropped subclasses for “relationships”
« Reply #14 on: August 03, 2021, 12:25:46 AM »
That cover! LOL.

Suck the gay penis 5e players! Suck it or lose virtue points!

This whole Strixhaven thing looks like a very, very late attempt to make a bad Harry Potter knockoff.

It's Hogwarts, but with diversity, inclusion and equity!

But hey, the Oppression Olympics XP boost is their kewl new mechanic.

if D&D/Marvel/DC/etc have less people of that bracket buying their product it's due to their intentional alienation of said consumer base.

Excellent! More money for the OSR!