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Dungeons & Dragons: Attack Wing Storyline Organized Play

DnD_TOD_AW1Wizkids‘ newest game, Dungeons & Dragons: Attack Wing will see its monthly Storyline Organized Play program begin October 29. The game itself launches on October 1. The minatures game uses similar mechanics to the Star Trek: Attack Wing game, but set in the fantasy world and features dragons among other units.

The theme of the first organized play is Tyranny of Dragons which is the first major event for Wizard of the Coast‘s Dungeons & Dragons.

Retailers will be order monthly kits that contain limited edition competitive and participation prizes as well as rules to use in the monthly events. Each kit supports up to 10 players. The first kit features a Large White Dragon, 10 limited edition participation prizes, and an organized play addendum/instruction sheet. Subsequent months include limited edition versions of the Large Brass Dragon, Large Bronze Dragon, Large Hieracosphinx, Large Solar Angel, and Large Chimera.

Stores will also have the option of purchasing limited edition blind D&D: Attack Wing Tyranny of Dragons boosters, which will contain exclusive content for sealed booster play and are not for resale, beginning in month two.

Stores who participate will also have the option to purchase the limited edition Attack Wing: Tiamat figure, which comes with cards, movement dials, a Dungeons & Dragons: Attack Wing base and token sheets. For each Month Six OP kit a store orders, the store can order up to two of the figure, which is not tied directly to the OP Program, and can be sold to the public, or used as grand prize figures for the tournament. The figures will release just before the Month Six kit arrives.

There have been two waves of expansions for the game already announced. You can expect to start to see that in November.

D&D Icons of the Realms: Tyranny of Dragons Miniatures Out Now!

D&D Icons of the Realms Tyranny of DragonsWizKids Games has announced that the inaugural wave of D&D Icons of the Realms miniatures, based on the iconic Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game from Wizards of the Coast is available in select stores now!

Inspired by the new Tyranny of Dragons storyline, players can expect to find dragons, kobold fighters, bugbears, wraiths, mind flayers, and many more iconic Dungeons & Dragons characters guaranteed to level up their tabletop RPG experience. Collect all 44 miniatures found in the D&D Icons of the Realms: Tyranny of Dragons booster packs today!

Just getting started with your collection? Wizkids recently announced the launch of the D&D Icons of the Realms Starter Set, a perfect supplement to the new Starter Set for the D&D tabletop roleplaying game. The 6-Figure miniatures Starter Set includes the 5 player characters featured in the tabletop roleplaying game Starter Set and  are some of the most iconic classes and races from the Dungeons & Dragons universe, including the dwarf cleric, human ranger, Halfling rogue, Northlands fighter, elf wizard, and the famous drow ranger, Drizzt Do’Urden.

The D&D Player’s Handbook is Available Today!

Players Handbook - Cover ArtToday marks the release by Wizards of the Coast of the first of three core rulebooks for the highly-anticipated Dungeons & Dragons Tyranny of Dragons storyline. Optimized for fifth edition of the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game, the Player’s Handbook contains everything players need to create heroic characters with rich backgrounds and compelling capabilities, ready for adventure.

Also released today, Hoard of the Dragon Queen is the first of two adventures in the Tyranny of Dragons story arc. This adventure provides everything a Dungeon Master needs to create an exciting and memorable experience. Players can get a sample of what this product has in store through the D&D Encounters in-store play program.

The Player’s Handbook and Hoard of the Dragon Queen are just the beginning of the many releases that will be rolling-out this year.

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Dungeons & Dragons: Tyranny of Dragons Trailer

The biggest and most exciting year for Dungeons & Dragons hits a pivotal moment today as the Tyranny of Dragons storyline kicks-off. This rich new narrative challenges players around the world to rise up against hoards of evil dragons, including Tiamat, the most fearsome dragon in D&D’s history! With a full suite of entertainment offerings already starting to roll-out, and many more exciting launches slated for later this year, Tyranny of Dragons offers action-packed play experiences for digital and tabletop RPG players alike.

The new Tyranny of Dragons module for the highly-acclaimed free-to-play Dungeons & Dragons MMORPG, Neverwinter, is available today. Developed by Cryptic Studios and published by Perfect World Entrainment, the new module will showcase a new character class, the Scourge Warlock, and a new race, Dragonborn.

For players eager to sink their teeth into the Tyranny of Dragons storyline around the gaming table, two new tabletop adventures will also release this year, Hoard of the Dragon Queen on August 19 and The Rise of Tiamat on October 21. In addition, a new line of D&D miniatures from WizKids will be available soon for fans to enhance their Tyranny of Dragons adventures.

With these releases, comes the highly-anticipated new rules for the tabletop roleplaying game, following a two year public playtest that help set the foundation for the future of the franchise. Currently available at select hobby game stores and releasing in wide distribution on August 19, the Player’s Handbook is the first of three “core” rulebooks to be released alongside the Tyranny of Dragons storyline and contains everything players need to create heroic characters. The Player’s Handbook release will be followed by the Monster Manual (September 30) and the Dungeon Master’s Guide (November 18).

Gen Con 2014: Tyranny of Dragons Kicks Off

Tyranny of Dragons - Campaign ArtThe biggest and most exciting year for Dungeons & Dragons hits a pivotal moment today as the Tyranny of Dragons storyline kicks-off. This rich new narrative challenges players around the world to rise up against hoards of evil dragons, including Tiamat, the most fearsome dragon in D&D’s history! With a full suite of entertainment offerings already starting to roll-out, and many more exciting launches slated for later this year, Tyranny of Dragons offers action-packed play experiences for digital and tabletop RPG players alike.

The new Tyranny of Dragons module for the highly-acclaimed free-to-play Dungeons & Dragons MMORPG, Neverwinter, is available today. Developed by Cryptic Studios and published by Perfect World Entrainment, the new module will showcase a new character class, the Scourge Warlock, and a new race, Dragonborn.

For players eager to sink their teeth into the Tyranny of Dragons storyline around the gaming table, two new tabletop adventures will also release this year, Hoard of the Dragon Queen on August 19 and The Rise of Tiamat on October 21. In addition, a new line of D&D miniatures from WizKids will be available soon for fans to enhance their Tyranny of Dragons adventures.

With these releases, comes the highly-anticipated new rules for the tabletop roleplaying game, following a two year public playtest that help set the foundation for the future of the franchise. Currently available at select hobby game stores and releasing in wide distribution on August 19, the Player’s Handbook is the first of three “core” rulebooks to be released alongside the Tyranny of Dragons storyline and contains everything players need to create heroic characters. The Player’s Handbook release will be followed by the Monster Manual (September 30) and the Dungeon Master’s Guide (November 18).

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D&D Tyranny of Dragons Product Line-Up

Unboxing: Dungeons & Dragons Player’s Handbook and Hoard of the Dragon Queen

Wizards of the Coast has two new releases for Dungeons & Dragons.

The first of three core rulebooks for the fifth edition, the Player’s Handbook contains everything players need to create heroic characters with rich backgrounds and compelling capabilities, ready for adventure.

The first of two adventures in the Tyranny of Dragons storyline, Hoard of the Dragon Queen provides everything a dungeon master needs to create an exciting and memorable experience.