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Rules of Play's Favourite 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons Books!

Rules of Play's Favourite 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons Books!

Honour among theives? These books are a steal! In honour of the new Dungeons and Dragons movie, we've highlighted a few of our favourite D&D books!

THE STARTER SET

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Looking to try out this "Dungeons and Dragons" you've heard about, but unsure or overwhelmed? The Starter Set comes complete with a set of dice, pre-generated character sheets, a fledgeling Dungeon Master friendly short adventure, and rules to guide you from level 1-5!

Easy to digest and with a great starter adventure, this is the best way to get hooked on a fantastic hobby!

JUMP RIGHT IN! CHECK IT OUT HERE!

THE PLAYER'S HANDBOOK

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An oldie but a goodie, this is where it all began for many of us! If you, or someone you know, is just being introduced to playing Dungeons and Dragons, this is the best place to begin!

Complete with the core rules, the Player's Handbook features the core races, classes, spells, and rules for the world's most popular role playing game!

THIS IS WHERE THE FUN BEGINS! CHECK IT OUT HERE!

KEYS FROM THE GOLDEN VAULT

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Hot off the press! Keys from the Golden Vault is the latest in WOtC's series of one-shot adventure books. This time around, delve into the dark and dangerous world of heists with 13, single session adventures for those criminal character sheets you have lurking in the shadows...

Designed for characters level 1-11, these adventures can be played in a single evening, or be slotted into an ongoing campaign!

CRACK OPEN THE VAULT! CHECK IT OUT HERE!

JOURNEYS THROUGH THE RADIANT CITADEL

Continuing the theme of single-session adventures: Journeys through the Radiant Citadel takes players on adventures for characters levels 1-14. These adventures are written by guest authors from backgrounds not often seen in traditional fantasy, delivering fresh, folkloric takes on the fantasy genre!

As with Golden Vault, these adventures can be played standalone, or as part of any camapign by utilising the Radiant Citadel: A standalone trade city on the Ethereal Plane with portals to anywhere in the multiverse!

STEP THROUGH THE PORTAL! CHECK IT OUT HERE!

CURSE OF STRAHD

Through the mists can be seen the spires of Castle Ravenloft, home of a D&D villain who needs no introduction! Take on the evil Strahd von Zarovich in this nightmarish, gothic horror escapade!

Curse of Strahd is often considered the cream of the crop when it comes to 5th Edition pre-written campaigns, and there's never been a better time to experience it!

PART THE MISTS! CHECK IT OUT HERE!

DRAGONLANCE: SHADOW OF THE DRAGON QUEEN

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A modern foray into a classic setting: Dragonlance sees players surviving a brutal war in a world threatened by the return of the Dragon Queen. March to the front lines to fight the Dragon Armies and save the land of Krynn!

A gruelling adventure stretches before you, are you brave enough to embark?

JOIN THE FIGHT! CHECK IT OUT HERE!

STRIXHAVEN: A CURRICULUM OF CHAOS

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Strixhaven: A Curriculum of Chaos introduces Magic: The Gathering's Strixhaven University to Dungeons and Dragons, taking your fledgeling magic users through three years of study, hijinks, sinister plots, and extracurricular activities! (Wait, one of these things is not like the others...)

Play through four exciting adventures on their own, or by inserting the campus into your existing game! There's never been a better time to head back to school!

NOW TAKING APPLICANTS! CHECK IT OUT HERE!

 

What's your favourite D&D book? Did we miss anything? Are these simply the best 5e books? Let us know by leaving a comment or getting in touch with us on social media!

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