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Interview with D&D Lead Designer Mike Mearls: Gamers Wanted 5E To Be Fast, Flexible, And Easy-To-Play


People are passionate about Dungeons & Dragons, and no one knows that more than Mike Mearls, the game’s lead designer. When it came time to design a new edition of the game, Mearls knew where they needed to start first: with the fans.  Mearls and his team enlisted the gaming community in a open beta [...]

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Unboxing The New ‘Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set’


The new Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set won’t be officially available to purchase until July 15, but  but you don’t have to wait to take a look inside the box: I’ve got an advance review. Let’s pop that seal and see what’s inside!

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition Starter Set Unboxing from Matt Staggs on Vimeo.
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How Charles Stross Invented The Most Metal D&D Monster Of All Time


With a new edition of Dungeons & Dragons arriving on shelves in just about a week and a half, let’s pause for a moment and return to the earliest days of the hobby: a time when primitive ape-like beings clad in blue jean jackets and white high tops would gather around card tables to argue [...]

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‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Basic Rules Free Today!


Hey, Dungeons & Dragons fans! You can get your very first look at the fifth edition of the classic fantasy role-playing game right now by visiting the Dungeons & Dragons homepage and downloading the FREE Basic Rules in PDF.
Free? Yep, that’s right. The fine folks at Wizards of the Coast want to get D&D into as [...]

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Video Tutorials, More, In the Works For D&D Newbies


dnd_products_dndacc_starterset_pic3_enGood news for those of you who want to learn to play Dungeons & Dragons or just want a refresher before you dive into the new edition: Wizards of the Coast plans on providing video tutorials to support the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set, due out next month.

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Take Five With Ed Greenwood: Author, ‘The Herald’ (’The Sundering’, Book VI)


Screen Shot 2014-06-02 at 1.02.16 PMEd Greenwood is the contributor for this week’s Take Five: a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books.

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Free Basic Edition of Dungeons & Dragons To Be Released In July


image1Dungeons & Dragons publisher Wizards of the Coast is adding one more item to their just-announced release schedule: A free PDF-only “basic” edition of the game that will be available for download directly from the website to coincide with the release of the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set.

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Pics And Release Dates For New ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Rulebooks, Miniatures, And More


dnd_products_dndacc_starterset_pic3_enDungeons & Dragons core rulebooks and adventures covers, plus release dates for the books and a whole lot more.

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No-Dollar Dungeon Crawler: Getting Into Fantasy Role-Playing With No Budget, Little Time, And A High Tolerance For Chaos


darkdungeons-rpgYou want to get into D&D, but you don’t have the scratch for any rulebooks, adventures, dice or other such niceties? You don’t have a lot of time to do world building or dungeon designing?

I hear ya, brother and/or sister, or squishy amorphous tentacle beast, and I’ve got you covered.

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New Season of D&D Encounters Launches With ‘Dead in Thay’: A Tribute to Killer Dungeons


dnd_products_dndacc_deadinthay_pic3_enWizards of the Coast has announced that the new season of D&D Encounters is scheduled to launch on May 10-11 with Dead in Thay, a D&D Next adventure that the publisher describes as “…a tribute to Tomb of Horrors, The Ruins of Undermountain, and other killer dungeons.”

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