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Don’t. Seriously: backstories usually affect the game about as much as PC’s hair color. So don’t spend brainpower on it any more than you would if a player wanted purple hair. Unless your player has indicated that they are interested in a backstory-driven campaign, it simply doesn’t matter. That said, you should figure out how much social roleplay you want ...


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In my campaign, which has not started yet, we'll play Curse of Strahd and one of the players asked me to be a Kalashtar. Naively, I agreed, without going after where that race is from. Now that I read it's from Eberron, here's how I picture that plane transition. Essentially nobody will care since we don't have players that are deep into lore, but here's my ...


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Looking in the Dungeon Master's Guide for D&D 5E, the Elemental Chaos is described as "an unending tumult of clashing energies and colliding substance", where "pure elements dissolve and bleed together" (p. 52-53; p. 52). It is located on the "outer edge" of the Inner Planes, where the pure elemental planes dissolve into the ...


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