is based on the 5e ruleset. That does not mean, however, that the video game plays exactly like the tabletop RPG. In fact, developer Larian Studios has made a lot of changes to the DnD rules so that the gameplay doesn't get too complicated or bogged down by not having a dungeon master.
However, a certain mod brings a lot more options to the game than players have by default. Specifically, it adds over 50 playable races from various settings in the tabletop game. With 5e's many sourcebooks, the TTRPG has far more playable races than 's 11. In addition to adding many from, the mod also includes races from other popular games, such as Elezen and Roegadyn
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One of the most lacking parts of is its limited selection of races, which is in part remedied by the Fantastical Multiverse mod created by Nexus Mods user DungeonsAndSouls. Only the most traditional and straightforward races are included in, and no monstrous races are included at all. The closest players can be to a monstrous race is a devilish tiefling, a tusked half-orc, or a scaled dragonborn. Not one of these is considered to be a "" race according to the 5e rules, either.
That is a glaring omission. Not only do players tend to want as many choices as possible regarding their characters, monster races in DnD and other tabletop games are incredibly popular, enough so that there are entire books dedicated to them, such as and its updated cousin,, that include several revisions and updates to DnD's playable races.
Not every race in the mod is a monster, though. Numerous subraces are included, such as astral elves from air, water, earth, and fire genasi, and nine different kinds of tieflings.Read more on screenrant.com