Mike Mearls: But now that you have, like, Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings on TV or movies
Geeze...I sure do want me more Game of Thrones in D&D . Murderers and rapists are my idea of heroic.
Originally Posted by GM4Him
Mike Mearls: there's a lot more nuance now coming into fantasy.
What's funny is that this kind of "nuance" isn't anything new; DMs, players and system developers are cutting themselves off from simple escapism and they think this is revolutionary or avant-garde.
Originally Posted by BuckettMonkey
Wait, what about ondonti? They are full-blooded orcs, but also pacifist farmers who hate violence and shed blood only during the slaughter of cattle. Even those ondochi that were captured and indoctrinated by the Zhentarim retain some of their peacefulness and are much less evil than other orcs.