EN World's Review of the D&D 5E Player's Handbook!
EN World reviewer Neuroglyph received a shiny copy of the Player's Handbook
yesterday, and was quick to write his initial review based on first impressions
. The long
wait is finally over, and the diehard fans will finally have their first tangible experience this week with the newest edition of Dungeons & Dragons
: buying their own shiny Player’s Handbook
Today, Friday August 8th, select retailers across the country will be receiving advanced copies of the 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Player’s Handbook
as a reward for their participation in the Wizards of the Coast Play Network. And while the book is scheduled to be released on August 19th to the remaining hobby stores and online booksellers, Wizards of the Coast was kind enough to rush an advance copies to EN World! This is Part 1 of a 2-part review dealing with the first half of the Player's Handbook
; a review of the hardcover adventure Hoard of the Dragon Queen
will also come separately. [9 comments]
Other reviews and initial articles include: (email me and I'll add you to the list)
Goodman Games to Produce 5th Edition Fantasy Series
Goodman Games, like Necromancer Games, will be supporting D&D 5th Edition with its own 5E adventures. Two are lined up, and they will be on sale at Gen Con next week! [68 comments]
Fifth Edition Fantasy #1: Giltterdoom
16 pages, $9.99, Michael Curtis
Fifth Edition Fantasy is here! This level 3 adventure module is fully compatible with the fifth edition of the world’s first fantasy RPG, and ready to play in your home campaign!
Centuries ago, the glitterdoom came to the dwarves of Steelhand Clan! This divine curse transformed the dwarves into hellish forms with an insatiable greed for gold. Now, a chance encounter breaks open long-sealed gates to unleash the glitterdoom again. Can your adventurers delve into the forgotten halls to confront the subterranean menace?
This all-new 5E adventure module includes a new dwarf sub-race and a new PC background!
Fifth Edition Fantasy #2: The Fey Sisters' Fate
22 pages, $9.99; Chris Doyle
A level 1 adventure for 5E, by Chris Doyle
The cries of battle echo in the rustic wilderness, as a pair of fey sisters defend the ancient Briarwood against invaders. When the town of Bur Hollow sends militia men to support their fey allies, they disappear without a trace. The adventurers must enter the Briarwood and save them!
This all-new 5E adventure module includes two new spells and a new PC background!