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[PODCAST] D&D 5e Actual Play – Eberron: Heirs of Destiny 03

February 15, 2017 | Posted by John Bates

Oh look, we’re back to normal! Kind of. Mostly.

Episode 03 of our Eberron campaign is available for your listening pleasure – the episode in which I reveal my character to be slightly psychotic. Watch and enjoy.

So, in this series I’m playing a Fighter – and it’s actually the first time I’ve played a fighter in an official campaign (Not a one shot). I don’t normally play them, as I talked about in this week’s Natch 20 review – I find fighters are often relegated to ‘hit it with a stick’ roles in both combat and roleplaying, and I like to do complicated things like subtle spell casting a Fireball and then twin spell casting Firebolt at any survivors as a Sorcerer. So, for most editions of D&D Fighters just aren’t my jam.

5th edition, however, allows a much wider array of effective strategies to be taken and I can do silly things like using a whip to entangle a Warforged and then keep them hanging suspended over the edge of a bridge without dying – because I’m strong because I’m a fighter. I also have a minimum damage of 7 on both my longsword and my whip. So I like to play classes outside the box, is what I’m saying.

Anyways, please enjoy more of my zany fighter antics!