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Re: [Basic] D&D for free?

Postby Knightfall » Tue Aug 12, 2014 9:45 pm

New update for Basic D&D today! There are now separate sections for players and DMs.
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Re: [Basic] D&D for free?

Postby shesheyan » Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:13 pm

Knightfall wrote:New update for Basic D&D today! There are now separate sections for players and DMs.


Cool!
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Re: [Basic] D&D for free?

Postby robertneaves » Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:21 pm

Is there anything new in the player PDF besides the factions?
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Re: [Basic] D&D for free?

Postby Knightfall » Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:17 am

robertneaves wrote:Is there anything new in the player PDF besides the factions?

The deities are new to the document.
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Re: [Basic] D&D for free?

Postby Hugin » Wed Aug 13, 2014 1:32 am

robertneaves wrote:Is there anything new in the player PDF besides the factions?

The Noble background has been added, as well as Appendix B "Gods of the Multiverse" (featuring Forgotten Realms deities), and Appendix C "The Five Factions" (also from the Forgotten Realms, used especially with organized play).
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Re: [Basic] D&D for free!

Postby Hugin » Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:34 pm

Apparently people were asking WotC the same thing about what has changed with the updated Basic rules and they listened.

The page with the rules downloads now has a "Change Log" section. It cites:
- Added acid splash, counterspell, disguise self, poison spray, shatter, and wall of fire spells.
- Added noble background.
- Added appendix containing the Forgotten Realms deities.
- Added appendix containing descriptions of the five factions that feature in the D&D Adventurers League.
- Legal text added to the footer to allow reproduction for personal purposes.


I missed the additional spells.
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