This introductory guide to DUNGEONS & DRAGONS is an illustrated primer to many of the characters you can play in D&D, along with their essential weapons and adventuring tools.
The great tradition of roleplaying games begins with DUNGEONS & DRAGONS in 1974, delivering an unprecedented mix of adventure and strategy, dice-rolling, and storytelling. D&D continues to be vital today, appearing in diverse editions, media, and languages, as well as spinning off into literature, film, television, and the Internet. Dungeons & Dragons enriches the lives of tens of millions around the globe, offering a chance for anyone to experience fantastic roles and situations very different from everyday life.
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"This beautifully-illustrated publication (the first of several companions) is your one-stop shop for spotting and identifying the fauna of the D&D universe, from dragons to Demogorgons. . . . You probably shouldn't venture into a storyline without it at your side."--SyfyWire "No matter how old you are if you have ever had an interest in D&D these Young Adventurer's Guides are something you need to check out."--The NerdyGirl Express "With all-new illustrations and explanations of Dungeons & Dragons's rules, character creation, monsters, and more for ages eight and up, there's never been a better time to bring your kids to the table."--Geek & Sundry
"They provide a useful starting point, with background on characters and creatures. The books are well-designed and easy to read; my son is now officially hooked."--The Film Stage "However, if you're new or someone you know is new and possibly interested in playing, especially if they're a middle school or high school aged person, then this is a great way to get an easier to read version of the flavor text from the Player's Handbook."--Geek Tyrant