what is dungeons & dragons?
Dungeons & Dragons is not only the world’s greatest roleplaying game but a social experience where players come together to create their own unique adventure story. It’s cooperative storytelling at its best.
Play for just 30 minutes or 4 hours, it’s totally up to you. However long you choose to play, the story is guided by your decisions and actions, and your actions are guided by the rules. Harness your imagination to battle monsters while searching for legendary treasures and gain experience and power as you trek across uncharted lands with your companions.
Where will your adventure take you?
which dungeons & dragons product is right for you?new player focused
perfect for:new players
The Starter Set presents Dungeons & Dragons in a way that is easy for new or experienced players to pick up and immediately start adventuring in the most popular campaign setting of all time, the Forgotten Realms.
perfect for:new players
The ideal stepping stone between the Starter Set and Player’s Handbook. The Essentials Kit gives you everything you need to create characters and play new adventures!
perfect for:new players and dungeon masters
The Player’s Handbook provides everything you need to create your own heroic character for the world’s greatest roleplaying game.
perfect for:dungeon masters
The Dungeon Master’s Guide provide the inspiration and the guidance you need to spark your imagination and create worlds of adventure for your players to explore and enjoy.
how do you play dungeons & dragons?
Adventurers come in all shapes and sizes.
Find one that’s fun for you!
An elvish cleric, driven from society for trespassing on tradition? Or maybe a dwarven paladin, atoning for an ignominious past?
The Player’s Handbook provides a skeleton for your characters. Flesh them out however you choose.
Dungeons & Dragons brings people together and forges new friendships. Silly moments spawn inside jokes; moving battles leave treasured memories—whether in the heat of battle, embroiled in social intrigue, or solving clever puzzles, your party has your back.
“The woods are growing dark. Behind a mass of ivy, you see the stones of a crumbling castle. What do you do?”
In Dungeons & Dragons, your options are limitless: as a Dungeon Master you can narrate your party’s tales, and whatever happens next is up to you! Create legendary stories with your friends.
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