How to Find a D&D Group

Easily the most important (and most elusive) part of D&D is finding a good group in your area. If you aren’t blessed to have a handful of friends who are all interested in tabletop roleplay, then getting the chance to play is difficult and might even seem nearly impossible.

However, what most people don’t realize is that finding a group doesn’t have to be that hard, especially if you’re willing to run your own group (read: be the DM). There are upsides and downsides to that, but we’ll get into those here in a minute. Continue reading “How to Find a D&D Group”

Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons

From the popular Zelda games to the Final Fantasy series, World of Warcraft, and even games like Mass Effect, most people have played an RPG game of some sort. But, what most people don’t realize is that most of these games actually came from D&D.

What is D&D?

D&D, which can also be abbreviated to DnD, is a nickname for the tabletop roleplaying game Dungeons and Dragons, which was created in the 1970s. And, although it has gained something of a bad reputation, the truth is that D&D has spawned an entire genre of games. And, as you might expect, at its core, Dungeons and Dragons is really very similar to a computer or console RPG game. However, in this imaginative pen-and-paper game, all of the images and actions are described by you rather than rendered by technology.

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