Before I start this review I want you to know I am a big fan of Five Torches Deep and all past supplements (I even run a FTD Fan Page on Facebook and have created a complete proficiency list). The base game was a breath of fresh air when I needed one (being over 5e) and the past supplements have been really good additions to the base game.
Five Torches Deep: Origins is a mixed bag.
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When D&D moved to the newer, simpler 5th edition they disregarded a lot of the nuance that made the earlier editions of D&D more detailed.
This made the game simpler, but it lost a lot in the process.
An example of this is darkvision and the lack of, what was in 3rd edition, low-light vision.
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I hate gnomes.
Not the race themselves.
But the way D&D have dealt with them.
In 5th edition there are two versions: forest gnomes and rock gnomes (which are basically tinker gnomes).
I dislike both of these subtypes.
But, it’s not just the subtypes I dislike – there is a larger issue here.
D&D has never really decided where gnomes fit in.
And this issue has been prevalent throughout all editions of D&D, so I am not picking on 5th edition here.
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