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Dungeons & Dragons
Original Release Date:
January 26, 1974
Wizards of the Coast, TSR Inc.
E. Gary Gygax, Dave Arneson
Player Count:
4-8 Players Recommended
Age Recommendation:
Length per Game:
3 hours +
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D&D draws heavily on Tolkien's fantasy epic, and many Lord of the Rings characters make great bases for a new Dungeons & Dragons adventurer.

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10 Best Official D&D 5e Books, Ranked

Equipping DMs and players alike, the best official books for D&D 5e are accessible to newcomers, introduce new content, and spice things up.

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How Elements of The Witcher Games Can Improve Your D&D Campaigns

The Witcher is a long-running RPG series that not only takes certain cues from tabletop gaming but offers a lot to Dungeons & Dragons and other games.

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For those who can't get enough of Baldur's Gate 3, premade D&D campaigns like Waterdeep: Dragon Heist have enough thrills to satisfy hungry players.

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Any D&D playgroup should carefully weigh the pros and cons of spending cash on figurines and using them to add to the fantasy immersion.

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Devils are a great resource for Dungeons & Dragons DMs, offering some unique and powerful abilities at all levels of a campaign.

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The Celestial Patron lets a player act as a dedicated healer while still giving them the signature flexibility and flair of D&D's Warlock class.

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Circle of Spores Druids make great D&D characters, as they understand new life comes from the ashes of decay and use their power to manipulate that.

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