Let's say you won that 1.5 billion lottery and bought D&D. What do you do with it?
I put out 6e. MY 6e will be based on 4e but with a bunch of fixes. The HPs would go WAY down... like every class gets 3HD at level 1 and then only 1 more every odd level, and each HD goes down a die code (so d4 d6 and d8 with barbarian if it exsists being a d10) no bonus hp from a high con (but still when you spend hd to heal)
DUDE... that sounds like you would print money....And to talk about making money:
A line of D&D themed choose your own adventure books and a phone app that does the same.
A new flagship setting with a book line and actual support like in the good old days. Full setting book and everything.
D&D comics on webtoonz.
Dungeon and Dragon magazines back as apps.
DM Advice App with curated advice on recruiting players, Session 0, dealing with interpersonal group issues, advice on running and adjudicating edge cases, fun activities to do when the group os down people instead o pitching a fit.
Also promotional stunts with Mountain Dew and GFuel.
And because I own them now -- bring back old school plainswalkers. Not D&D, but you asked what I'd do.
Oh god I would kill for a redo from grey box...- Reboot Forgotten Realms to 1358 and publish a remastered Grey Box + Savage Frontier book, with better organization, modern sensibilities, and compatible with the current ruleset. Maybe it can have tieflings and dragonborns, but I'm not sure about it. I would let Ed have more creative control of FR, for good or for
Funny, I was thinking about this just last night. Very vague 5-year plan, with neither intent nor expectation of turning a profit: