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Torchlight II Pre-order Incentive: Neverwinter beta


Perfect World and Runic games have just announced there will be a way to a special way to get access to the Dungeons and Dragons: Neverwinter Nights beta: you’ll get your access with a Torchlight II (Diablo style rpg) pre-order. You will have to buy Torchlight II through Perfect World though, buying it on Steam does not include beta access. Wether Torchlight II is your piece of cake is up to you, but you can’t go wrong with Neverwinter Nights beta access as the original Neverwinter games are considered classics.

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What Do I Need To Start Dungeons And Dragons? What Do I Need To Buy?


Dungeons and Dragons (also called D&D) is easily the most well known pen and paper RPG out there. You don’t need a computer, all you need to play is some paper for writing and (you guessed it) a pen. But since you’re new to the genre it would be a wise decision to stock up on some items and to my experience it’s incredibly hard to find a good guide for that on the internet so I asked a shop keeper and found some more items on the internet and these are some useful tools you might want to buy before you start Dungeons and Dragons:

  • Dice: speaks for itself.
  • Pen & Paper
  • A Dungeon Master guide
  • Player Handbooks
  • (optional) Board game
  • (optional) Miniatures
  • Monster Compendium
  • Get some friends to play with

The last option might be the hardest because roleplaying a D&D campaign can be quite an akward thing to do without your friends nearby and it is suggested to find a group you feel comfortable playing with. Don’t take the above list as a must though, there’s tons of ways to start with Dungeons and Dragons and it depends on you how you want to play and what you want to buy.

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