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Changelings are a player race in the 3rd and 4th editions of Dungeons & Dragons. They are an exclusive race to the Eberron campaign setting being first featured in the Eberron Campaign Setting book in 2004. 



This information is important because it teaches people the year the race was introduced and for which edition. If a new race was added in the upcoming 5th edition campaign of Eberron then it'd be this wiki's job to inform readers that the race is new to 5th edition and was not featured in previous editions.

Shikenkanbaby (talk) 19:25, January 2, 2018 (UTC)

I saw the anonymous user's edits, and I think I know what they were going for. From a style standpoint, is this wiki intended to be written from a primarily in-universe or out-of-universe perspective? For comparison, the Forgotten Realms wiki seems to be primarily written from an in-universe perspective. A good example of this is the brain golem article, which makes no explicit mention of what edition the brain golem was introduced, and what year or sourcebook, but you can glean that information from the infobox (which only lists 3e information), appearances section and the tags (which include "Constructs (3e)" and "Creatures with a 10 challenge rating (3e)"). Would it make more sense to start moving such out-of-universe information to reference sections, tags, etc.? -Babilfrenzo (talk) 21:52, January 2, 2018 (UTC)


Hi, hope you're well! 

I would much rather we provide every piece of information available as I believe a wiki's core role is to educate. I find trivia insightful such as if a designer based a character; place etc on a real person, thing or place I think it'd be worth knowing. Another example is with the Shifter article which states that the race was introduced as an exclusive one to Eberron but as of 4th edition is no longer exclusive. With races I like to state whether they're eberron exclusive; are a player race or not and which book they were introduced in.

I hope this answers the question. 


Shikenkanbaby (talk) 19:17, January 6, 2018 (UTC)