D&D: Elemental Evil – Encounters Season; Free Player’s Companion

Wizards of the Coast is excited to kick off the start of the D&D Encounters Elemental Evil season, which comes on the heels of the Elemental Evil Player’s Companion—a free PDF download chock full of player options, new races and spells for adventurers to get ready to unearth the deception this season. The recently released Elemental Evil Player’s Companion (PDF), along with the Player’s...

Happy Dungeon Master Appreciation Month from Wizards of the Coast!

February is Dungeon Master Appreciation Month and to celebrate Wizards of the Coast has released the Dungeon Masters Support Group video series! In this three-part series, DMs can find the innovation, inspiration, and flexibility they need to get their games back under control. In celebration of Dungeon Masters Appreciation Month, we look in at a support group that may find some true help and insight...

Dungeons & Dragons Fans Called to ‘Unearth the Deception’ in 2015 Elemental Evil Storyline & Product Offerings Unveiled

January 20, 2015 – Renton, WA – Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the newest Dungeons & Dragons storyline and accompanying product offerings for both digital and tabletop RPG players. Coming off of the biggest and most exciting year yet for Dungeons & Dragons, the Elemental Evil storyline starts in March and runs through mid-summer. During that time, heroes are needed in the Forgotten...

D&D: Dungeon Master’s Guide Available Today!

Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the release of the third and final core rulebook for the highly praised fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game – the Dungeon Master’s Guide. This book, along with the other recently released Player’s Handbook and Monster Manual, provides players with the tools and inspiration needed to experience the highly praised Tyranny of...

D&D: The Rise of Tiamat Adventure – Available Today!

Today, Wizards of the Coast released the second adventure in the Tyranny of Dragons story arc, The Rise of Tiamat. In this new adventure for the fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game, players must avert the cataclysmic return of Tiamat, the five headed evil queen of dragons. [View our entry in the Roleplayers Chronicle Reference database here.] Avert the Cataclysmic Return of...

D&D Monster Manual: Available Today!

Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the release of the second of three core rulebooks for the highly-anticipated Tyranny of Dragons storyline – the Monster Manual. Optimized for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Monster Manual unearths creatures that characters might encounter over the course of their adventures. [View our entry in the Roleplayers Chronicle...

Novel Review: Wizards of the Coast – Rise of the King

Rise of the King Rise of the King is an epic fantasy novel, written by R.A. Salvatore and published by Wizards of the Coast. By Cape Rust Learn more about Rise of the King here Find other Wizards of the Coast posts here The drow are on the march and they have brought orcs, frost giants, ogre/goblins and even a couple of dragons. This looks like it will be their chance to finally crush the Silver...

D&D Announces New Digital Offerings for 2015

Wizards of the Coast provided a glimpse of what Dungeons & Dragons will offer in 2015, with new digital offerings set in the Forgotten Realms from partners including Backflip Studios, Beamdog and Cryptic Studios with Perfect World Entertainment. Throughout 2014, D&D has ignited excitement in the game industry with a celebration of the brand’s 40th anniversary, the launch of new rules for...

[PAX] D&D, Acquisitions Inc. – Tune-In!

Tune-in to the highly anticipated (and hysterical) Dungeons & Dragons live game, Acquisitions Inc. tonight (Saturday, August 30)! Livestreaming on the D&D site – http://dnd.wizards.com/playevents/conventions/paxprime – the mayhem begins at 8pm PST, and features Jerry Holkins, Mike Krahulik, Scott Kurtz and Morgan Webb as they wade once more into almost certain doom, courtesy of...

D&D Player’s Handbook: Available Today!

Today, Wizards of the Coast announced the release of the first of three core rulebooks for the highly-anticipated Tyranny of Dragons storyline. Optimized for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Player’s Handbook contains everything players need to create heroic characters with rich backgrounds and compelling capabilities, ready for adventure. Also released today,...

D&D Kicks Off Tyranny of Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons Fans Must Rise Up or Bow Down as the Tyranny of Dragons Begins! August 14, 2014 – Renton, WA – The biggest and most exciting year for Dungeons & Dragons hits a pivotal moment today as the Tyranny of Dragons storyline kicks-off. This rich new narrative challenges players around the world to rise up against hoards of evil dragons, including Tiamat, the most fearsome dragon...

Neverwinter is Coming to XBOX One

Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios to Bring Acclaimed Free-to-Play MMORPG to Console Gamers (Redwood City, CA) July 30, 2014 — Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leader and publisher of widely-acclaimed free-to-play MMORPGs, announced today that Cryptic Studios is bringing popular free-to-play MMORPG Neverwinter to consoles. Available first, free-to-play with Gold* on Xbox One,...

D&D Starter Set Now Available!

The first official product for the highly-anticipated fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game is now available! Wizards of the Coast today announced the retail launch of the D&D Starter Set. Containing everything players need to begin their adventure, the Starter Set is the first of many product offerings that will be rolling-out this year and is intended to help fans...

D&D Launches Tyranny of Dragons Entertainment Offerings

Dungeons & Dragons Enters a Pivotal Year with Tyranny of Dragons All New Entertainment Offerings Announced May 19, 2014 – Renton, WA – Today, Wizards of the Coast kicked off a pivotal year for Dungeons & Dragons, unveiling new serialized entertainment offerings that will bring the upcoming Tyranny of Dragons storyline to life as well as announcing the D&D Player’s Handbook, Monster...

Under the Hood – Stay on Target

Stay on Target By The Warden PREVIOUSLY: In my quest to build a new system from scratch (and meticulously document it right here), I’ve devised a plan for a fast-paced, easy-to-learn system currently titled “Phoenix Project” where odd numbers on the dice can spell trouble. Last week, I decided to allow players to active defend/oppose any actions taken against their characters and maintain...

Novel Review: Wizards of the Coast – The Sentinel (The Sundering, Book IV)

The Sentinel The Sentinel is an epic fantasy novel in The Sunder series, written by Troy Denning and published by Wizards of the Coast. By Cape Rust Learn more about The Sentinel here Purchase The Sentinel: The Sundering, Book V Find other Wizards of the Coast products here A watchman in a corrupt city that is about to be overrun, notices a strange couple, a beautiful redhead with a weasel of a...

Slayers of the Great Serpent II: Beyond the Fores of Night – Adventure for Pathfinder and 4E Kickstarter Campaign

A classic fantasy adventure path for Pathfinder and D&D 4th Edition. This module is the second arc of a globe-spanning quest. “Beyond the Forest of Night” is the second installment of a classic fantasy adventure series called Slayers of the Great Serpent. This series of adventure modules draws inspiration from H.P. Lovecraft’s Dreamlands stories, the fairy tales of Oscar Wilde,...

Novel Review: Richard Lee Byers – The Reaver (The Sundering)

The Reaver The Reaver is the next epic fantasy novel in The Sundering series, written by Richard Lee Byers and published by Wizards of the Coast. By Cape Rust Find other Dungeons & Dragons products here The fourth installment of The Sundering takes readers to the Sea of Fallen Stars in the Forgotten Realms. As you can imagine with a named sea, there will have to be pirates and if you are going...

Largest D&D Multiplatform Launch To-date: Tyranny of Dragons

Wizards of the Coast charges into the biggest and most exciting year in Dungeons & Dragons history with Tyranny of Dragons! This action-packed storyline starts this summer and will fuel Dungeons & Dragons entertainment experiences that will have players reeling with anticipation as they prepare to take on the most villainous dragon of all time. Here’s a glimpse of what to expect: §  The...

Wizards of the Coast Announces Thrilling Dungeons & Dragons Launch for Summer 2014

Players fight the most fearsome monster of all time in an exciting multi-platform gaming experience December 19, 2013 – Renton, WA – Wizards of the Coast today announced that the highly-anticipated new rules system for Dungeons & Dragons will release in summer 2014.  After nearly two years of an open public playtest and more than 175,000 playtest participants, the rules are complete. Players...