Check out this article Natalie wrote as a contributor to The Mage College!
Not everyone is known for their strength and fighting prowess – sometimes you need brilliance from behind the scenes to orchestrate something bigger into motion in order to ensure victory. Such is the role of a tactician. One of my favourite video game references of this is from Dragon Age: Inquisition – your council of Commander Cullen, Josephine, and Leliana are all tacticians, with different strengths. Together they devise a strategy to lead the Inquisition to victory, utilizing the forces they have available. And that kind of character is definitely one that you can choose to play in D&D.
For the record – this is just a recipe, and like most recipes, there’s no one way to really create the dish. So take this with a grain of salt and add your own flair to it, especially taking into consideration how you like to play.
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