Questions tagged [dungeons-and-dragons]

For meta questions specifically about Dungeons & Dragons. This tag should ideally be used only when the question concerns D&D as a whole (or editions thereof), not simply on any meta question related to a specific mainsite question about D&D. (See also: the [dnd-5e] tag on Meta.)

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Would asking for a comparison of 4e warlock pacts with 5e warlock patrons be primarily opinion-based?

I was planning on asking the following question: Does each warlock pact type from 4e have an equivalent in 5e? I know little of 4e, but am familiar with 5e. I know there are various types of pact in ...
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Have any D&D content authors ever been active on RPG.SE?

Today I find myself describing to a few friends why I really like the StackExchange network (recent corporate events notwithstanding). One of my reasons was that many sites on the network have experts ...
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Should we have a canonical “Can the Wish spell do X?” question?

We have a lot of questions about the spell Wish across various D&D editions, largely of the form, "I thought of X, can the Wish spell do that?" or "One of my players cast Wish and asked for X, can ...
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You can help new users identify their D&D edition!

As most of our established users have learned, we have a strict tagging policy requiring the asker to specify the game system when asking a question in most cases. In games with substantial changes ...
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Do D&D Lore Questions Need To Specify A Setting?

We have various folks who ask D&D lore questions, and they get forced to pick a setting in the same way we force people to choose a rules edition, or have their question closed. In the history of ...
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What do we do with questions about a different version of a spell but with the same D&D edition?

What do we do when a question asks about a particular D&D spell/feature/race/skill/etc that's been published twice in official D&D books? As far as I know, it's only happened here (but I have ...
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Has how we want to use our “pan-edition” D&D tag changed?

For questions that are scoped across any and all editions of D&D we have the tag dungeons-and-dragons for that (among its uses). Twice in three days I've noticed questions about monsters across D&...
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Can we do a mass update on old wizards links?

The link structure in the wizards site has changed. It has gone from http://dnd.wizards.com/go/we/20060327a too ...
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Could we make a viable “what edition of D&D are my books for” question?

Every now and then we get questions from someone who might not understand there's actually more than one edition of D&D, or they have rulebooks from two or three different editions — but ...
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Add tag warnings for [rules-as-written] and [dungeons-and-dragons]

Back in Should we add a [rules-as-written] tag warning, and what should it say? we came to a general agremeent on a couple of tag warnings for the site. This post is a feature request directed to ...
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Dungeons and Dragons is dominating the site in terms of page views

Yesterday, in a bit of boredom, I wandered upon SEDE and wrote this query (since corrected by doppelgreener) to see just how dominant is the Dungeons and Dragons scene on this site, using the metric ...
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Pathfinder & D&D 3.5 Tags

Whenever I see questions such as this there is a high possibility that there is going to be two answers in one, and that creates a dichotomy of which the answerer could be right with one and wrong ...