How to Build the Menacing Maleficent in D&D 5th Edition!

‘Now you shall deal with me, O Prince, and all the powers of Hell!’

Is it hot in here, or is it just the vengeful spellcaster in the room? Hello Buildies, and welcome to this week’s Building Character! Gotta say, when this was suggested to me I had to think pretty hard about it, but my love for classic Disney villains runs deep. It’s been a while since we had a good villain, so loosen up those vocal cords and indulge in a deep, cruel chuckle- Muahahahaha! It’s time to take a look at how to bring the Mistress of All Evil to the game table!

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Persona 5’s Joker Steals into D&D 5th Edition!

“I’ll reveal your true form!”

Hope you’re not harboring any distorted desires, Buildies! Because if you’re contributing to society’s downfall, Joker and the Phantom Thieves will be leaving you a calling card in D&D 5th Edition! I loved Persona 5 to shreds on the PS4, as it’s one of the most mechanically satisfying and stylistically aesthetic RPGs of our generation. I highly recommend you play it, especially if you’re planning on picking him up in Smash Bros. Ultimate… or in Dungeons & Dragons!

I’ll do my best to keep spoilers for the 2nd half of the game away from this build, as we’ll be examining how best to build Joker for your gaming table. Obviously, D&D isn’t set up with Personas in mind, but we’ll be stretching and re-flavoring as much as possible to keep Joker’s feel and vibe. Hopefully you’ll find room in your party for a gentleman thief with his kind of skills. Let’s plug in those keywords and transition to the cognitive realm to take a look at what makes Joker tick!

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Darth Vader Arrives in D&D 5th Edition!

“All I am surrounded by is fear… and dead men.”

Beware the dark lord of the Sith, Darth Vader! Sorry about the delay folks, had some real life issues crop up but we’re back this week with my personal favorite movie villain of all time. I took to the Internet in search of the wisest nerds and gamers, all to figure out the best way to represent Darth Vader at the everyman’s gaming table. If you haven’t had the ultimate plot twist in Star Wars spoiled for you yet, what are you doing here!? Let’s embrace the dark side and get started!

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Keepin’ It Stylish with Dante in D&D 5th Edition!

“You can stay and die, or you can walk your ugly ass back through that gate. It’s your call, pal.”

Greetings to all you demon slayers and devil hunters! Welcome to this week’s Building Character. Today, we’ll be strapping on the crimson long-coat of everyone’s favorite half-demon, Dante!

Born of a human mother and incredibly powerful demon lord father, Dante and his brother Vergil are some of gaming’s finest combatants. Declining to pursue a path of demonic superiority over humans, Dante instead dedicated himself to stopping the incursions of devils and evil entities into the material plane. Even angelic “would-be saviors” with deceitful intentions won’t escape the son of Sparda.  Continue reading “Keepin’ It Stylish with Dante in D&D 5th Edition!”