Talk:Gallifreyan, Variant (5e Race)
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btw, with the personality options, I was wondering why there aren't any Evil options, because not all Time Lords are good people.
From what I understand from Whovian Mythos (an I might be wrong in some cases, as I am a bit rusty and most of my knowledge is from the 9th Doctor onwards), the Time Lords/Ladies that do go "Evil" are for the most part banished from Galifrey and seen as Renegades. Of course, that was relatively pre-Time War Time Lords/Ladies. Up until the 50th Anniversary Special, the only remaining full-blood Time Lords were The Doctor and The Master. And recent seasons have painted Time Lords/Ladies a bit more on the Neutral spectrum, but since this is a post-Time War Galifrey, it seems that the "Evil" Time Lords/Ladies have been dealt with, with The Master being the sole exception (to my knowledge. I haven't seen the latest seasons yet.)
Conceptually, Time Lord law is mostly more of a Neutral stance in regards to other species. They are willing to step in when things threaten galactic peace, but once the crisis is over, they resume neutrality. The "Evil" Time Lords/Ladies don't adhere to this rule, and maybe sometimes are the cause of said crisis so perhaps the Time Lords/Ladies capture and/or otherwise deal with those Rouges, hence why there aren't as many "evil" Time Lords/Ladies: they try to keep their own society free of the ill-fated ones. Nightmares are dreams too... (talk) 04:59, 7 August 2017 (MDT)
I thought about it and I added some options to flip the character to an evil/uncaring personality. Some of the characteristics can be for both good and evil just taken to different extremes along the alignment of your character.
I think of this race as a general person of Fantasy Gallifreyan Race. This has nothing to do with being a time lord/lady. We see, in the 50th Anniversary Special and Hell Bent, that there are other people on Gallifrey that are just general people. Not every one is part of the the Time Lords. My thought is that these people still have regenerative powers and what would happen if the Time Lords no longer existed but the people survived and interbreed with the races of the fantasy worlds on D&D. If you want to make a Time Lord I would look into doing it as a background. Good aligned to replicate The Doctor, or Evil aligned to replicate The Master/Missy.
I was wondering why you undid my edit? It was a fine edit, and I didn't remove the wikify tag because I hadn't gotten to adding subrace traits yet; hence I left it there. This was an intermediary edit. All the H&W tables are supposed to be in one section. See Gems (5e Race) for reference. Coaldstone (talk) 09:11, 15 November 2018 (MST)
- It seamed too complicated to have the each of the sub races to have multiple places to go to find the build for that sub race. This way each sub race is condensed in one place. So if you role a Dragonborn all information is in one place not age in one place, height in another, and weight in a third. Mathmans (talk) 11:21, 15 November 2018 (ET)
- Hmm, I don't know if the Design Disclaimer can be used for formatting, as that's just the way the information is presented. From the description, it seems like it's exclusively used for balancing, and pages that use ideas that don't exist in specific editions. I'm not sure. Perhaps we could get an admin to weigh in on this. Coaldstone (talk) 10:02, 15 November 2018 (MST)