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Non-spellcaster Eberron: Rising from the Last War, p.226, "Library Vault Adventures": Destroy a scroll containing an incantation that allows even non-spellcasters to animate the dead. A search of D&D Beyond for the term non-spellcaster suggests that it's not a very commonly used term, perhaps because very few game mechanics exist which exclusively ...


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There is no official terminology for non-spellcasters other than "non-spellcasters." From the DMG Errata (P.1): About Attunement (PHB 136) The first paragraph ends with a new sentence: “If the prerequisite is to be a spellcaster, a creature qualifies if it can cast at least one spell using its traits or features, not using a magic item or the like.” ...


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It comes from philosophy Illusionism is a metaphysical theory first propounded by professor Saul Smilansky of the University of Haifa. It holds that people have illusory beliefs about free will. Basically the illusory beliefs about free will are that we have it. Hence the easy port to the three-card monte style of railroading - “Pick any card. Pick my ...


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In this Reddit post the term "gauntlet style" is tied to a practice also known as a character funnel, in which the players begin the campaign by running multiple randomly generated characters through a high-lethality scenario, with the survivors forming the pool of potential player characters for the remainder of the campaign. In some forms of this method, ...


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Celestial, Mortal Variant You can find the full planescape mailing list archive at archive.org. In it, there is an email from author Galen, dated 16 Nov 1999. It goes: It is proposed that the Eladrin and the Guardinals are subgroupings of a single race, herein termed CMVs. The next day, author Doug Meerschaert comments: CMV? Wow... an acronym that ...


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