D&D NEXT Archive

  • DARE TO DESCEND INTO THE UNDERDARK IN RAGE OF DEMONS Fight Alongside Drizzt Do’Urden in the New Dungeons & Dragons Storyline on Computer, Console or Tabletop This Fall Today, Wizards of the Coast announced Rage of Demons, the new storyline for Dungeons & Dragons fans coming in Fall 2015. The demon lords have been summoned from the Abyss and players must descend into the Underdark with the iconic hero Drizzt Do’Urden to stop the chaos before it threatens the surface. Rage of Demons is the story all D&D gamers will be excited to play this fall, whether they prefer consoles, PCs or rolling dice with friends. Following on the critically-acclaimed Tyranny of Dragons and Elemental Evil stories, Rage of Demons […]

    First Underdark adventure for 5e Announced!

    DARE TO DESCEND INTO THE UNDERDARK IN RAGE OF DEMONS Fight Alongside Drizzt Do’Urden in the New Dungeons & Dragons Storyline on Computer, Console or Tabletop This Fall Today, Wizards of the Coast announced Rage of Demons, the new storyline for Dungeons & Dragons fans coming in Fall 2015. The demon lords have been summoned from the Abyss and players must descend into the Underdark with the iconic hero Drizzt Do’Urden to stop the chaos before it threatens the surface. Rage of Demons is the story all D&D gamers will be excited to play this fall, whether they prefer consoles, PCs or rolling dice with friends. Following on the critically-acclaimed Tyranny of Dragons and Elemental Evil stories, Rage of Demons […]

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  • Today SmiteWorks USA, LLC which owns and runs the Fantasy Grounds II virtual tabletop announced a contract to provide support for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. The details straight from their press release and website are available below: Officially Licensed D&D Products We are proud to announce that we are officially licensed to sell D&D source material and content inside of Fantasy Grounds! This is the beginning of a great new partnership between SmiteWorks and Wizards of the Coast that will benefit gamers worldwide.You can purchase the D&D Complete Core Class Pack with all the class, feats, spells and equipment or you can purchase individual classes only. You can also buy the monsters in packs or as the D&D Complete […]

    Fantasy Grounds announces license to publish D&D 5e on Virtual Tabletop

    Today SmiteWorks USA, LLC which owns and runs the Fantasy Grounds II virtual tabletop announced a contract to provide support for Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition. The details straight from their press release and website are available below: Officially Licensed D&D Products We are proud to announce that we are officially licensed to sell D&D source material and content inside of Fantasy Grounds! This is the beginning of a great new partnership between SmiteWorks and Wizards of the Coast that will benefit gamers worldwide.You can purchase the D&D Complete Core Class Pack with all the class, feats, spells and equipment or you can purchase individual classes only. You can also buy the monsters in packs or as the D&D Complete […]

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  • Wizards of the Coast today announced the launch of Princes of the Apocalypse, an epic adventure for the Elemental Evil story arc!   Designed for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Princes of the Apocalypse adventure contains everything a Dungeon Master needs to create an exciting and memorable play experience. With new elemental spells and the element-touched genasi as a new playable race, the Princes of the Apocalypsedelivers a grand adventure for characters levels 3–15, with special introductory content for players starting at first level. Starting today, fans can purchase Princes of the Apocalypse everywhere for $49.95.   Fans can also play a portion of the Princes of the Apocalypse adventure through the D&D Adventurers […]

    D&D 5e: Princes of the Apocalypse

    Wizards of the Coast today announced the launch of Princes of the Apocalypse, an epic adventure for the Elemental Evil story arc!   Designed for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Princes of the Apocalypse adventure contains everything a Dungeon Master needs to create an exciting and memorable play experience. With new elemental spells and the element-touched genasi as a new playable race, the Princes of the Apocalypsedelivers a grand adventure for characters levels 3–15, with special introductory content for players starting at first level. Starting today, fans can purchase Princes of the Apocalypse everywhere for $49.95.   Fans can also play a portion of the Princes of the Apocalypse adventure through the D&D Adventurers […]

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  • 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 Handbook, provides everything players need to create exciting, new elemental-powered heroes tied directly to the new storyline. Be a fireball-tossing Genasi with crimson skin or a tall Goliath druid that creates pillars of stone beneath his foes. The options available in the free PDF put the power of the elements back in more trustworthy hands. The […]

    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 Handbook, provides everything players need to create exciting, new elemental-powered heroes tied directly to the new storyline. Be a fireball-tossing Genasi with crimson skin or a tall Goliath druid that creates pillars of stone beneath his foes. The options available in the free PDF put the power of the elements back in more trustworthy hands. The […]

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  • 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   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 will be immersed in rich storytelling experiences across multiple gaming platforms as they face off against the most fearsome monster of all time.   “Just like a perfectly balanced party, Wizards has worked cohesively with fans, designers and partners to create the next generation of D&D,” said Nathan Stewart, Brand Director […]

    Wizards of the Coast Announces D&D NEXT Launch for Summer 2014

    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   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 will be immersed in rich storytelling experiences across multiple gaming platforms as they face off against the most fearsome monster of all time.   “Just like a perfectly balanced party, Wizards has worked cohesively with fans, designers and partners to create the next generation of D&D,” said Nathan Stewart, Brand Director […]

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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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