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Killer DM [Race-as-class]
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-In many [[reference:meta:definitions#classic_d_d|early editions of D&D]] such as [[#red_box_d_d|Red Box D&D]] (but even earlier versions), if one played a demihuman character they did not play an elven mage or a dwarven fighter, they simply played an elf or dwarf, and the racial class subsumed their abilities.+In many early editions of D&D such as [[#red_box_d_d|Red Box D&D]] (but even earlier versions), if one played a demihuman character they did not play an elven mage or a dwarven fighter, they simply played an elf or dwarf, and the racial class subsumed their abilities.
  
 Some people love it because it makes their character more "alien," while some hate it because they reasonably claim that not all elves or dwarves are the same.  To this end, the [[reference:rules:part_2_player_character_information:character_classes:multiclassing|multiclassing]] rules should address some of those issues while still keeping race as class. Some people love it because it makes their character more "alien," while some hate it because they reasonably claim that not all elves or dwarves are the same.  To this end, the [[reference:rules:part_2_player_character_information:character_classes:multiclassing|multiclassing]] rules should address some of those issues while still keeping race as class.