Dungeons & Dragons Fantasy Roleplaying Game: An Essential D&D Starter (Hardcover)

An Essential D&D Starter

By Wizards RPG Team

Wizards of the Coast, 9780786956296, 96pp.

Publication Date: September 7, 2010



The best way to start playing the 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons® Fantasy Roleplaying Game - in the classic D&D Red Box.

Designed for 1–5 players, this boxed game contains everything needed to start playing the Dungeons & Dragons Fantasy Roleplaying Game, including rules for creating heroes, advice for playing the Dungeon Master, a solo play adventure, and group-play adventure content. Learning the game has never been so easy!
Several different character races (dwarf, elf, halfling, and human) and classes (cleric, fighter, rogue, and wizard) are presented, along with powers for each race and class. As the players’ heroes advance in level, they acquire new abilities, and the adventures become more challenging. This boxed game is designed for characters of levels 1–3.
Game components:
• 32-page book for players, with rules for character creation and a solo adventure
• 64-page book for Dungeon Masters, with the rules of the game, advice on how to run the game, and adventure content
• 2 sheets of die-cut tokens for characters and monsters
• Cardstock character sheets and power cards
• Double-sided dungeon map
• 6 polyhedral dice