A Very Silly Flowchart For Picking Your Next D&D Race

A Very Silly Flowchart For Picking Your Next D&D Race

Old habits die hard. That still doesn’t mean you should play a half-elf every single time you play D&D. It’s times like these that we need people like Redditor Domogrue to expand our horizons.

This article has been updated since its original publication.

“Stayed up until 3am making my definitive ‘What Race Should I Play’ flowchart,” wrote Domogrue very early this morning. It’s a very silly flowchart that, regrettably, has informed me that I should play a boring human. Harumph.

What race did you get?

[referenced url=”https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/04/wizards-of-the-coast-is-releasing-free-dungeons-dragons-resources-to-get-you-through-the-quarantine/” thumb=”https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/t_ku-large/ybwzvvn6uaxziavfybaa.png” title=”Wizards Of The Coast Is Releasing Free Dungeons & Dragons Resources To Get You Through The Quarantine” excerpt=”Games are a powerful escape and coping tool for many of us amidst the ongoing pandemic. With digital tools allowing people to play tabletop and board games online, it’s become a great way to spend time indoors with those you love, whether you’re together or not. Now, Wizards of the Coast is making that play a little bit easier.”]

[referenced url=”https://www.kotaku.com.au/2019/10/tips-for-playing-dungeons-dragons-when-you-have-social-anxiety/” thumb=”https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/t_ku-large/mbdgifpvhxtiwdqigatr.jpg” title=”Tips For Playing Dungeons & Dragons When You Have Social Anxiety” excerpt=”Dungeons & Dragons may have dungeons and dragons, but its real secret sauce is other people. Dungeon masters and party members make campaigns fun and unpredictable, forcing players into high-stakes games of dice-fuelled improv. What do you do, though, when you want to get in on the action, but you also have a bad, dumb brain that shrieks like a frightened mouse any time it enters an unfamiliar situation involving other people?”]

[referenced url=”https://www.kotaku.com.au/2019/08/it-is-surprisingly-hard-to-create-an-incompetent-ass-clown-in-dungeons-dragons/” thumb=”https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/t_ku-large/s7d418k7epacyjaqfeqx.jpg” title=”It Is Surprisingly Hard To Create An Incompetent Arse-Clown In Dungeons & Dragons” excerpt=”The great escapist fantasy of Dungeons & Dragons is that you are not a salaryperson shovelling handfuls of gummy bears into your mouth and rolling 20-sided dice. Rather, you are a singularly important hero with a singular capacity to disarm some impending plot bomb. It’s a time-tried formula, one that basically spawned an entire industry (see: role-playing games) — but let’s take a pause on that and consider a less-trodden way to play Dungeons & Dragons: being an incompetent dimwit.”]

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