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This episode, Fabio Vollono of Morgue Miniatures takes us on a trip through time and all the varied & fantastical incarnations of Dungeons & Dragons. Edition by edition, we discuss how the game has changed over the last 30+ years, such as the concept of "boxes" versus our current reality of books. We briefly touch upon some hot topics such as gender stereotypes and the class-agnostic subclasses from Strixhaven through a lens of learning from past mistakes. The history of D&D can be storied and romantic, and in some ways has changed very little; there are still starter sets which fulfil the same purpose as they always have, and the pursuit of profit will always subtlety but substantially affect the design. We round out the episode looking to the future and debate what a potential "6e" might look like. What do you think WOTC will do next? 01:45 - Boxes & Books - The Journey from First to Fifth 21:05 - Reactionary Editions 30:10 - The Genesis of D&D - When Fifth Edition isn't Fifth Edition 39:42 - How the Starter Sets have changed 48:40 - Looking Forward - Will we see a 6e? Find Fabio on: Twitter: https://twitter.com/fabiovollono1 Morgue Miniatures Twitter: https://twitter.com/MorgueMiniature Morgue Miniatures Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/MorgueMiniatures Find me on: Website: https://www.thinkingcritically.co.uk Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThinkCritDnD Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thinking_critically_dnd/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThinkingCriticallyDnD References: Swords & Wizardry Necrotic Gnome - Old School Essentials 'Experience' episode of Thinking Critically Leisure Games London Goodman Games Intro Music: 'Local Forecast' by Kevin MacLeod Intermission Music: 'Chill' by Kevin MacLeod Outro Music: 'Local Forecast - Elevator' by Kevin MacLeod
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