Mass Effect 5e

Mass Effect + D&D 5th Edition

An Unofficial D&D 5th Edition homebrew for Mass Effect

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Mass Effect 5e lets you take the immersive and cooperative story-telling gameplay of Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition and experience new adventures in the Mass Effect universe. Go exploring in the Outer Terminus. Stop a political assassination on Thessia. Battle the Reaper invasion on Earth, Palavan, or Sur'Kesh. Solve crimes as a C-SEC officer on the Citadel. With Mass Effect 5e, the adventure is in your hands. You can play anywhere in the Mass Effect time line, create new worlds, or revisit old ones. So, gear up and start making your own journey.

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Mix & Match
Mass Effect 5e lets you mix and match a variety of classic alien races with your favorite Mass Effect class. Wreak havoc on the front lines as a Krogan Shocktrooper. Crush your enemies like a biotic god as a Volus Commando. With 12 races, 6 classes, and 18 specializations, Mass Effect 5e has options to fit any play style.
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Weapons & Armor
Magic is just science we don't understand yet, so we've replaced the plethora of magical items found in D&D 5th edition with unique weapons and armor. You'll also find a full modification system for upgrading and customizing your gear.
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Unique Enemies
Our bestiary is filled with iconic Mass Effect enemies custom-made using D&D's Dungeon Master Guide to ensure balanced combat. From Reaper forces to Blue Sun grunts, we've got enough monsters to keep your players engaged and challenged.
Want to get involved? Check out the contributing page for more information!

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Interactive Handbook
Our player's handbook is more than a PDF. It's a fully navigable web app that allows you to browse rules, search for items and spells, and create bookmarks for frequently used information.
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NPC Generator
Creating NPCs can be a pain, but our Grunt generator is here to help. With the click of a button, you can create unique NPCs (or 'grunts') that are fully compatible with the monster creation guidelines of the Dungeon Master's Guide. The generator applies the correct Challenge Rating, unique class and racial traits, weapons, and spells.
Tabletop Assets
We've also got a host of tabletop rpg assets: a custom-made character sheet and printable spell cards. In addition, we're working on VTT maps, tokens, and plenty of other goodies.

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