D&D 5th edition Archive

  • Tune-in on June 1st to Watch Comedians Unleash the Fall Lineup of D&D Products There are always funny and interesting people hanging out at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles and the NerdMelt Showroom has been a host to hundreds of comedians over the years. Now we’re going to set up a table back there with Matthew Mercer at the helm to play Dungeons & Dragons and see what happens. On June 1, we’ll stream D&D Live from Meltdown featuring comedians playing through a brand new story with characters they’ve created with the D&D story team.D&D Live from Meltdown will be hosted by Alison Haislip on Wednesday, June 1 at 4pm PDT and broadcasted live on the D&D Twitch channel. The adventuring […]

    D&D Live from Meltdown starts June 1st!

    Tune-in on June 1st to Watch Comedians Unleash the Fall Lineup of D&D Products There are always funny and interesting people hanging out at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles and the NerdMelt Showroom has been a host to hundreds of comedians over the years. Now we’re going to set up a table back there with Matthew Mercer at the helm to play Dungeons & Dragons and see what happens. On June 1, we’ll stream D&D Live from Meltdown featuring comedians playing through a brand new story with characters they’ve created with the D&D story team.D&D Live from Meltdown will be hosted by Alison Haislip on Wednesday, June 1 at 4pm PDT and broadcasted live on the D&D Twitch channel. The adventuring […]

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  • Wizards of the Coast today released the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide – everything players need to adventure in the Forgotten Realms on the exciting Sword Coast, home to the cities of Baldur’s Gate, Waterdeep, and Neverwinter! The Sword Coast Adventure’s Guide is available at retail stores for $39.95 beginning today. Designed for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Sword Coast Adventurers Guide provides D&D fans with a wealth of detail on the places, cultures, and deities of northwestern Faerun. It is also a great way to catch up on recent events in the Forgotten Realms, to get background on the Rage of Demons storyline, and to learn the lore behind video games like Neverwinter and […]

    Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide

    Wizards of the Coast today released the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide – everything players need to adventure in the Forgotten Realms on the exciting Sword Coast, home to the cities of Baldur’s Gate, Waterdeep, and Neverwinter! The Sword Coast Adventure’s Guide is available at retail stores for $39.95 beginning today. Designed for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Sword Coast Adventurers Guide provides D&D fans with a wealth of detail on the places, cultures, and deities of northwestern Faerun. It is also a great way to catch up on recent events in the Forgotten Realms, to get background on the Rage of Demons storyline, and to learn the lore behind video games like Neverwinter and […]

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  • Quests of Doom – Adventures Worth Winning This massive book clocks in at 312 pages, not including the covers. Of these pages, 1 is reserved for notes, 1 for the editorial, 1 for the ToC and two for the SRD, leaving us with o less than 307 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   But before we dive into the matter at hand, let us first define what this book actually is – a kind of celebration of a series that was nicked in its bloom due to various reasons – I’m, of course, talking about “Demons & Devils” and “Vampires & Liches”, the two module compilations released back in the day by Necromancer Games for 3:X. In […]

    Quests of Doom – Adventures Worth Winning

    Quests of Doom – Adventures Worth Winning This massive book clocks in at 312 pages, not including the covers. Of these pages, 1 is reserved for notes, 1 for the editorial, 1 for the ToC and two for the SRD, leaving us with o less than 307 pages of content, so let’s take a look!   But before we dive into the matter at hand, let us first define what this book actually is – a kind of celebration of a series that was nicked in its bloom due to various reasons – I’m, of course, talking about “Demons & Devils” and “Vampires & Liches”, the two module compilations released back in the day by Necromancer Games for 3:X. In […]

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  • What do you guys think about D&D NEXT? Is it going to be any good?  Do we need yet ANOTHER version of D&D? Do we have any faith in Wizards of the Coast after Hasbro, the infamous “lay offs”, and the abomination that is D&D 4th edition? If you couldn’t tell I obviously have my doubts about this new version of Dungeons & Dragons.  The last version of the game WOTC released seemed to take the “role” out of role-playing.  The couple times I gave this game a shot I found myself immersed in massive battles with obscene servings of connecting hits and ridiculous amounts of hit points.  At first I thought those D&D 4e cards would be a fun […]

    D&D Next – Doomed to fail?

    What do you guys think about D&D NEXT? Is it going to be any good?  Do we need yet ANOTHER version of D&D? Do we have any faith in Wizards of the Coast after Hasbro, the infamous “lay offs”, and the abomination that is D&D 4th edition? If you couldn’t tell I obviously have my doubts about this new version of Dungeons & Dragons.  The last version of the game WOTC released seemed to take the “role” out of role-playing.  The couple times I gave this game a shot I found myself immersed in massive battles with obscene servings of connecting hits and ridiculous amounts of hit points.  At first I thought those D&D 4e cards would be a fun […]

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  • Wizards of the Coast has just launched a brand new hub of information for D&D Next, the “next” iteration of the game, at http://www.wizards.com/DnD/DnDNext.aspx. The new page features all the latest and greatest on D&D Next including articles from Wizards, discussions about the future of the game, and seminar transcripts from the recent D&D Experience event. It will also soon house features like Live Chats, a calendar of upcoming events and, once playtesting begins, materials will be available for download through this page. (Please note that this new site does not signify the start of playtesting – we will, of course, let you know once that begins!) Also, as you may have noticed, the D&D site has been redesigned with a spiffy new look […]

    D&D NEXT has a new home on Wizards.com!

    Wizards of the Coast has just launched a brand new hub of information for D&D Next, the “next” iteration of the game, at http://www.wizards.com/DnD/DnDNext.aspx. The new page features all the latest and greatest on D&D Next including articles from Wizards, discussions about the future of the game, and seminar transcripts from the recent D&D Experience event. It will also soon house features like Live Chats, a calendar of upcoming events and, once playtesting begins, materials will be available for download through this page. (Please note that this new site does not signify the start of playtesting – we will, of course, let you know once that begins!) Also, as you may have noticed, the D&D site has been redesigned with a spiffy new look […]

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  • Charting the Course for D&D Your Voice, Your Game Mike Mearls As you may have read in the New York Times, it’s an exciting time for Dungeons & Dragons. We are happy to announce today that we are developing the next iteration of D&D, and will be looking to the legions of D&D fans to help shape the future of the game along with us. Our mission is to ensure that D&D enters its next 40 years as a vibrant, growing, and exciting game. By listening to the needs of the D&D community, we can meet this goal. As part of our increased efforts to engage with the player-base, we launched a series of weekly articles in early 2011, including Rule of Three and Legends […]

    Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition

    Charting the Course for D&D Your Voice, Your Game Mike Mearls As you may have read in the New York Times, it’s an exciting time for Dungeons & Dragons. We are happy to announce today that we are developing the next iteration of D&D, and will be looking to the legions of D&D fans to help shape the future of the game along with us. Our mission is to ensure that D&D enters its next 40 years as a vibrant, growing, and exciting game. By listening to the needs of the D&D community, we can meet this goal. As part of our increased efforts to engage with the player-base, we launched a series of weekly articles in early 2011, including Rule of Three and Legends […]

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