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Some Season 8 Previews

Origins is a WRAP! Many awesome games were played, many excellent gamers met other excellent gamers, and a few tasty morsels of the season 8 preview came out during the convention. Sure, we already know that it’s gonna be in Waterdeep thanks to the recent Dragon Heist and Dungeon of the Mad Mage announcements, but did you catch our own Chris Lindsay on the D&D Beyond podcast on Saturday?


Well, check this out! I’ve linked the entire video because it does bear watching (SO MUCH NEWS), but this link will take you straight to ‘the good stuff’:

So yeah, there it is: we’re going to be adopting the checkmark system that was first shown in Xanathar’s Guide to Everything. Just how this impacts us is going to be revealed in the coming weeks (remember, season 8 does not start until September). In our review of the current and upcoming systems, we’ve found that adopting the checkmarks keeps us focused on what’s important: the story, not the math.

Please join us on Facebook (general AL group, or the AL DM’s group) or Twitter if you’d like to discuss this!

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Hailing from the wilds of central Michigan, Alan has provided a warm home to a wife and two cats over the years. Of course, they all have to fight with the ever-expanding collection of beholder-related paraphernalia - and the recent arrival of his son.

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