Back in October of last year, Wizards of the Coast announced that in 2024, for the 50th anniversary of Dungeons & Dragons, that they would create the next “evolution” of the game, which I, and many others, have started calling 5.5e. Well, just like before 5e came out, the playtest was called D&DNext, this time for 5.5e it’s called One D&D. However, unlike this time, the idea is that this is the “final” edition of the game, they believe they have landed on the best version of D&D. Whether or not I agree with that idea, I thought I’d go through what they’ve released for One D&D, and give my thoughts. So far, they’ve only released the character creation for the game.
It seems that the balance between Race and Background has been shifted. Before, Race was incredibly important, and Background added flavor, and a couple of…
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