@JeremyECrawford The right most picture of Diagram 2.5: Cones Using Tokens in XGtE violates how cone effects are described on PH 204, particularly "A cone's width at a given point along its length is equal to that point's distance from the point of origin."
— Eric Green (@quadhund) November 27, 2017
About the token method for areas of effect in Xanathar's Guide to Everything: "Rather than faithfully representing the shapes of the different areas of effect, this method gives you a way to create square-edged versions of them on a grid easily …" (XGE, 87). https://t.co/ydQdhwxATh
— Jeremy Crawford (@JeremyECrawford) November 27, 2017