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Is there anything in to the final version of a…

Is there anything in to the final version of any 5e book that you wish had been changed before release?

Comment from discussion Mike Mearls, 5th Edition D&D Lead Designer.

Does a Paladin who breaks his oath and switche…

Does a Paladin who breaks his oath and switches to Fighter or Rogue retain all his existing powers?

The PHB says that a paladin who breaks his oath can become an Oathbreaker Paladin or “abandon this class and adopt another.” Does this just mean begin mutliclassing as usual?

What’s the funniest thing you’ve done as a DM …

What’s the funniest thing you’ve done as a DM to a group of players?

Comment from discussion Hi Mike! Big fan. What’s the meanest/funniest thing you’ve done as a DM to a group of players?

What’s your very best life advice? Comment fr…

What’s your very best life advice?

Comment from discussion Hey Mike, Just got into tabletop last year and now I’m addicted. Been following you ever since, lapping up the tidbits about D&D 5 leading up to the launch.

Will 5e be the final edition of D&D with c…

Will 5e be the final edition of D&D with continous support or will there be another edition in the future?

I really don’t like doing a new edition. IMO, new editions of D&D would focus on cleaning up trouble spots, applying lessons learned in design, and sticking to the core elements that made a thing successful in the first place.

What are your processes to make up an encounte…

What are your processes to make up an encounter on the fly?

CommentWhat are your personal processes for when you find you need to make up an encounter on the fly?I usually throw stuff at the players with CR in mind – if it’s something on the fly that’s just meant to be a quick fight, I use creatures with a CR at about half or less of the party’s level, no more than 3 – 5 critters.

What is your favourite magic item from the DMG…

What is your favourite magic item from the DMG or houseruled?

Comment from discussion Mike Mearls, 5th Edition D&D Lead Designer.

Any reason for the higher price point? Commen…

Any reason for the higher price point?

Comment We wanted a premium product, especially in terms of art and book design, to ensure that the physical book had value as an object when compared to a future ebook.

I was wondering if there will be any expansion…

I was wondering if there will be any expansion of the topic of Tharizdun and the Abyss?

CommentHey Mike, I was wondering if there will be any more expansion of the topic of Tharizdun and his role in creating the Abyss?

What is best in life? Take many naps. Eat nac…

What is best in life?

Take many naps. Eat nachos whenever you can but not so often that you become the guy people know as the dude who eats nachos at every meal. Roll many natural 20s. These are what is best in life.Comment from discussion D&D AMA with Mike Mearls and Chris Lindsay 1/15.