Posts Tagged ‘Dungeons and Dragons’

image004In 1974, the world changed forever when Gary Gygax introduced the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. The legacy of his innovative ideas continues to influence games to this day, forty years later. As Wizards of the Coast prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the brand in 2014, the “Father of Roleplaying Games” will be honored with a memorial statue in his hometown of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin via a partnership between Wizards of the Coast and the Gygax Memorial Fund. (more…)

Hasbro Announces KRE-O DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, and Gives First Look at KRE-O CITYVILLE INVASION, Never-Before-Seen KRE-O TRANSFORMERS, KRE-O G.I. JOE, and KRE-O STAR TREK Building Sets

 PAWTUCKET, R.I. and SAN DIEGO, Calif. (July 16, 2013) — In anticipation of Comic-Con International in San Diego, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), announced today the expansion of their KRE-O construction brand to include DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, the iconic fantasy entertainment brand from Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. Fans at Comic-Con should stop by the Hasbro booth on Friday, July 19 at 9:00-10:00a.m. for a chance to receive a special edition KRE-O DUNGEONS & DRAGONS collectible poster while supplies last  and view early KREON models. Kids and fans will be able to find KRE-O DUNGEONS & DRAGONS building sets at retail locations in January, 2014. (more…)

image001Wizards of the Coast is celebrating two new digital releases this week: Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara, which released on June 18th, and today’s launch of the critically-acclaimed Neverwinter MMORPG.  These releases are just two of several exciting Dungeons & Dragons digital games scheduled for release in 2013. 

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara from Capcom features up to four players battling against mythical beasts from the D&D universe with a mix of melee, range and magic attacks. The game is available as a digital download on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC. (more…)

image001Get ready to traverse the Dalelands for an artifact with the power to unlock the mysteries of an ancient elven civilization in Search for the Diamond Staff, the newest season of D&D Encounters beginning June 12.

The diamond staff has at long last been found—but when orcs steal this artifact, it’s up to a group of heroes to stop them. Why orcs should want the staff is anyone’s guess, and the quest to find the truth might well lead the adventurers across the Dalelands and into the depths of the lost library-vaults of Uvaeren.. (more…)

DD LogoFor many gamers, the 2nd Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons core rulebooks were their introduction to the role-playing game hobby.  Now players can celebrate those dungeon-storming campaigns with this set of special premium editions released by Wizards of the Coast today. The AD&D 2nd Edition Player’s Handbook, Monstrous Manual and Dungeon Master Handbook (each sold separately) contain all of the original content and art that fans will remember, but each rulebook has a new cover design to commemorate the reprint. (more…)

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image001Available beginning today, Wizards of the Coast has announced the release of the Premium 3.5 Edition Dungeons & Dragons Spell Compendium reprint, an easy-to-reference tome that collects over 1,000 of the most popular D&D spells of all time. Featuring an attractive new cover and premium printing, this conclusive rulebook is packed with the most exhaustive reference materials and latest errata for DMs and players to add to their library. (more…)

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image002Prepare yourselves for the release of Dungeons of Dread, a hardcover collection of four classic, stand-alone Advanced Dungeons & Dragons adventure modules — S1: Tomb of Horrors, S2: White Plume Mountain, S3: Expedition to the Barrier Peaks, and S4: The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth — complete with original black-and-white interior art.

S1: Tomb of Horrors: In the far reaches of the world, under a lost and lonely hill, lies the sinister Tomb of Horrors. This labyrinthine crypt is filled with terrible traps, strange and ferocious monsters, rich and magical treasures, and somewhere within rest the evil Demi-Lich. (more…)