D&D lets you live out all kinds of fantasies, such as:
-Having everyone call you by your preferred name and gender
-Having a big group of friends who do everything together
-Making a reasonable wage as a freelancer
-Being able to murder the terrible leadership of your country
-Getting 8 hours of sleep
@jacethechicken shit, you're right, I should just remind people that I only get my spells back from a full rest
@jacethechicken These are all legit points.
As a DM, it is my duty to ensure that the world is free of normalised bigotry, and has plenty of opportunities to resolve challenges in a variety of ways.
Also an interesting variety of peoples with practical and understandable (if not necessarily logical) agendas.
And occasionally push my players kink buttons, because I'm mean.
@wyrddrgn my current campaign is kinda a dreary place TBH -- it's basically a hypercapitalist hellscape modeled after the Wild West and Industrial Revolution, and all of my characters are pretty flawed at best. But in happier campaigns I deffo try to keep it Not Too Real lol
@jacethechicken When I GM warhammer 40k, it suddenly gets much less grim and much more LGBT positive.
But currently my Sunday D&D group are in a city which is pretty much monster ankh morpork. Ruled by a lich, a dragon, and a demon. And they're currently doing odd jobs for the hairless, tattooed, tabaxi woman who runs the bath house... who my wife's paladin has a serious blushy crush on.
@jacethechicken magic isn't real only because our culture prevents us from getting eight hours of restful sleep and replenishing our spell slots
@jacethechicken I've been wanting to get into DnD for a while but these are concrete reasons that I just cannot say no to
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