Ways to Play

The first Dungeons & Dragons game was played back when Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson chose to personalize the massive battles of their fantasy wargames with the exploits of individual heroes. This inspiration became the first fantasy roleplaying game, in which players are characters in an ongoing fantasy story. This new kind of game has become immensely popular over the years, and D&D has grown to include many new ways to vividly experience worlds of heroic fantasy.

The core of D&D is storytelling. You and your friends may tell a story together, guiding your heroes through quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue, and much more. You can also explore the many worlds of D&D through any of our hundreds of novels, as well as engaging board games and immersive video games. All of these stories are part of D&D.

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Digital Games Go Digital with D&D

Dungeons & Dragons offers cinematic and tactical digital gaming experiences on a wide variety of formats and platforms.

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D&D Adventurers League

Official Organized Play D&D Adventurers League

The Adventurers League brings together D&D play under one cohesive storyline.

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Basic Rules for D&D

New to the Tabletop Game Basic Rules for the TRPG

The Basic Rules for Dungeons & Dragons is a PDF that covers the core of the tabletop game.

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D&D Starter Set

New to the Tabletop Game D&D Starter Set

Contains the essential rules of the game plus everything you need to play heroic characters on perilous adventures in worlds of fantasy.

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