Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Gnomes in 5E - Garden Gnomes or Something More Sinister

Remember the marketing for the D&D 4e rules? The mocking of Gnomes and general tearing apart of all things 3.5e.

Do you think WotC has learned their lesson?

Will they actually be able to introduce a new edition without they themselves fanning the flames of the next edition war like they fanned the flames in the last edition war?

Will gnomes be brought back as a core race, or relegated to the MM as they were at the start of 4e?

Does it even matter?

Have any of you actually played a Gnome in any edition of Dungeons & Dragons?

Do you own a Garden Gnome?

Do Garden Gnomes scare you?

The fate of 5e rests in your hands...


  1. 1. Yes.

    2. No.

    3. No.

    4. I dunno.

    5. No.

    6. No.

    7. No.

    8. Yes.

  2. Thanks Matt! I'll tally up the answers later and forward to WotC ;)

  3. I love gnomes but have always hated D&D gnomes - creepy dwarf-wannabes. I'd be happy to see them consigned to the Monster List in 5e, just like in OD&D.

  4. I never really cared for Gnomes, atleast not the illusionist variety. Clockwork Gnomes can stay, but fay gnomes got to go.

    What about the fourth ed core races? I'm not a fan, but my wife will be mighty upset if the Eladrin aren't core.

    I'm hoping that they go a little more Hobbit and a little less bayou Gypsy with Halflings this time.


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