Basic Set (Revised) (Basic D&D)
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|| Boxed set
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|| 63 (players) + 48 (DM)
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| Product Blurb:
| "Your first step on the road to Adventure!"
This is a game that helps you imagine.
"As you whirl around, your sword ready, the huge red fire-breating dragon swoops TOWARDS you with a ROAR!"
See? You imagination woke up already. Now imagine: this game will probably be more FUN than any other game you've ever played!
The DUNGEONS & DRAGONS game is a way for us to imagine together - sort of like reading the same book, or dreaming the same dream. But it's a book that YOU can write, without putting a word on paper - just by playing the D&D game.
This New Popular Edition has been completely revised to include ONE-PLAYER GAMES as well as group games for Players and Dungeon Masters. YOU can start playing RIGHT AWAY!
This box contains all you need to start having FUN:
- Programmed adventures for easy learning and HOURS of FUN
- The PLAYER'S GUIDE for beginning characters - with simple and expert combat rules, magic spells, and role playing tips
- The DUNGEON MASTER'S HANDBOOK - full of treasures, monsters, and dungeons
- All the Dice you need - Six different kinds included, with marker crayon
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The basic set includes the following classes:
Equipment for the basic set is a limited subset. It contains a small subset of weapons in game, which range from 1d4 to 1d10 damage. Armor ranges from none (AC9) to Plate (AC 3), with the option of a shield. There is a staff available as a magic item, but it is only usable by a cleric.
The guide covers character levels upto level 3. Further levels are included in Expert Set (Basic D&D) or Expert Set (Revised) (Basic D&D).