Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition For Dummies
Explore the fantasy world of D&D and delve into dungeons, slay monsters, and gain treasure!
If you've been thinking of playing D&D or you've played before and you want to get up to speed on the all-new 4th Edition, this is the book for you. Here's what you need to know to join the fantasy fun.
D&D terminology understand what ability check, modifier, saving throw, AC, gp, hp, and XP meanRoll the dice add modifiers and see if you rolled the d20 high enough to beat the challengeMinding your manners know D&D etiquette so you'll be welcome in any adventureCharacter building select your character's race and class, and choose the best powers, skills, feats, and gearRoleplaying give your character a background and personality quirksCombat use combat rules, a battle grid, and miniatures to play out furious battles
Open the book and find:
Everything a new player needs to get started playing D&DDetails on four fantasy races and four iconic classesExplanations of every number and statistic on the character sheetThe best magic items and equipment for characters of all classesAdvice on roleplaying and teamworkA ready-to-use adventure to get you started as a Dungeon MasterA ready-to-use battle grid with character and monster markers