Wizards of the Coast is rolling out the entirety of a new set of rules for their venerable game, Dungeons & Dragons and has just released their Dungeon Master’s Guide. This book provides information concerning the rule changes and how to conduct a campaign utilizing 4-8 players. The book is beautiful and provides easy to understand instructions ensuring that individuals of a wide variety of ages will be able to get started on their own fascination with the game. The Dungeon Master’s Guide links together vital text with impressive pictures to properly get the Dungeon Master (DM) into the right mindset when creating their own campaign or working off of a pre-made.
For long-term players of the game the book quickly and succinctly gets into the nitty gritty, discussing those factors that provide further fleshing out of each of the characters, locales, and enemies that the group will face. There is a sense that Wizards has not wasted a single page – there is just so much information to read through and properly utilize the next time that somebody decides to start a game of Dungeons and Dragons. The book is available from well-stocked brick and mortar locations but can just as easily be found at a wide variety of local gaming stores and other RPG friendly locations. Expect to spend about 30 to 40 dollars on this book. This would be a perfect purchase for anybody that is looking to get into the game for the first time or for anyone that is trying to update their bookcase with the current iteration of the Dungeons and Dragons rule set.
Rating: 9.0 / 10