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Xanathar’s Guide to Everything!

Beware the Xanathar! The mighty Xanathar, lord of Skullport and Collector of All Things, has graciously allowed a catalog of his wares and experience escape from Skullport and onto the shelves of your favorite local game shop. This book is an exciting addition to the Dungeons and Dragons game and...

A Player’s Guide to Fai Chen’s Fantastical Faire

Fai Chen’s Fantastical Faire is a special event that can be requested by conventions or game day events to add value to the player experience of the event—serving as a way for players to trade away their unwanted magic items and gain rare certificates for use in the D&D Adventurers League....

Share your Stories Post 5

Here are some of the great stories you’ve shared. For each day a finalist will be chosen, after all the stories have been shared and voted on we’ll vote on the finalists from each day to win a copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor! Entries for the contest are currently closed. 41 During...

November Tomb of Annihilation Adventures

The latest D&D Adventurers League Tomb of Annihilation adventures have been released on the DMsGuild! Have you played them? Will you run them for your groups? November Tomb of Annihilation Adventures DDAL07-03 A Day at the Races Level Range: 1-4 (optimized for 3rd level) Adventure Length: 2...

Share Your Stories Post 4

Here are some of the great stories you’ve shared. For each day a finalist will be chosen, after all the stories have been shared and voted on we’ll vote on the finalists from each day to win a copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor! Didn’t share yours? There’s still time, you...

Share Your Stories, Post 3

Here are some of the great stories you’ve shared. For each day a finalist will be chosen, after all the stories have been shared and voted on we’ll vote on the finalists from each day to win a copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor! Didn’t share yours? There’s still time, you...

Share Your Stories, post 2

Here are some of the great stories you’ve shared. For each day a finalist will be chosen, after all the stories have been shared and voted on we’ll vote on the finalists from each day to win a copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor! Didn’t share yours? There’s still time, you...

Leveling Up: The Invaluable Benefits of DM Practice and Preparation

Whenever you play a character, whether in AL, a homebrew campaign, or a store-run event, as your character grows and improves, your skill and knowledge as a player grows along with it. The same thing applies to being a Dungeon Master. Though the role of a DM is challenging, it can also be the most...

Share your Stories, post 1

Here are some of the great stories you’ve shared. For each day a finalist will be chosen, after all the stories have been shared and voted on we’ll vote on the finalists from each day to win a copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor! Didn’t share yours? There’s still time, you...

Hooks: Tomb of Horrors

      “Durnan cannot possibly be human. He’s owned the Yawning Portal for more years than most of us can remember, and he’s always the only one behind the bar. Between the trying-too-hard bards and the brawling barbarians and the clerics that come in on a mission...

A Player’s Guide to Fai Chen’s Fantastical Faire

Fai Chen’s Fantastical Faire is a special event that can be requested by conventions or game day events to add value to the player experience of the event—serving as a way for players to trade away their unwanted magic items and gain rare certificates for use in the D&D Adventurers League....

How do I CCC? (and Other Questions)

 A little over a year ago, the D&D Adventurers League (DDAL) started a new program called the Convention Creation Content (CCC) program. Through this program, convention organizers who follow a few rules can create (or arrange to have created) unique adventure content set in the Moonsea region...

Upcoming AL Cons Map and Admin Con Attendance

Convention play is a huge part of the D&D Adventurers League. We support conventions by offering some the opportunity to premiere adventure content with both worldwide and regional premieres, create their own content with the ConCreated Content Program, and the admins will attend cons to run...

Online Author Only Event – Dragons of Fire and Death

Robert Adducci will be running his D&D Adventurers League adventure DDAO12 Dragons of Fire and Death ONLINE as part of KoboldCon on Sat. March 18th at 10am Eastern (8am Mountain). Yes, online. They’re offering a worldwide giveaway to determine who the lucky 5 players will be. You can...

Elmwood Trilogy – New ConCreated Content on the DMsGuild

You can now get Baldman Game’s Elmwood ConCreated Content trilogy on the DMsGuild. CCC-BMG-16 ELM 1-1 The Sage of Cormanthor The grain has rotted in the town of Elmwood, which means people might starve, businesses and banks might fail, and endanger the town’s already-precarious existence....

Author Only adventures update

A while back we announced the implementation of our DDAO or Author Only adventures. These are adventures that are created and can only run by their authors. These adventures are Adventurers League legal and can only be written by select Wizards of the Coast Staff or the D&D Adventurers League...

New D&D Adventurers League adventures and premieres announced

Here they are! The second half of the Storm King’s Thunder D&D Adventurers League adventures! At the link you can see adventure details for the final 9 adventures for this season, DDAL05-11 through DDAL05-19. These adventures wrap up the 3 storylines for tiers 1-3 (levels 1-16) and...

AL at Conventions – Premieres, Regional Previews, Epics, and Con-Created Content

Part of the D&D Adventurers League is providing content to local, national, and international conventions. In addition to our regular slate of adventures found on the DMsGuild, we have aspects of the program that can help a convention draw in attendees who love D&D. Three of these aspects...

Storm Kings Thunder Adventure Modules

Wizards of the Coast has announced the new D&D Adventurers League storyline, Storm King’s Thunder. The D&D Adventurers League has also announced some details in advance of the season. Season Details Adventures The first D&D Adventurers League module DDAL05-01 Treasure of the...

The Tempter premiere at ChupacabraCon

In a couple of weeks the Tempter will premiere at Chupacabracon in Texas. Let us know in the comments if you’re going to play or DM this premiere adventure at this convention. DDAL04-09 The Tempter Premiere: ChupacabraCon 05/13/2016-05/15/2016 A map provides a tantalizing solution for the...

Xanathar’s Guide to Everything!

Beware the Xanathar! The mighty Xanathar, lord of Skullport and Collector of All Things, has graciously allowed a catalog of his wares and experience escape from Skullport and onto the shelves of your favorite local game shop. This book is an exciting addition to the Dungeons and Dragons game and...

Share your Stories Post 5

Here are some of the great stories you’ve shared. For each day a finalist will be chosen, after all the stories have been shared and voted on we’ll vote on the finalists from each day to win a copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor! Entries for the contest are currently closed. 41 During...

Share Your Stories Post 4

Here are some of the great stories you’ve shared. For each day a finalist will be chosen, after all the stories have been shared and voted on we’ll vote on the finalists from each day to win a copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor! Didn’t share yours? There’s still time, you...

Share Your Stories, Post 3

Here are some of the great stories you’ve shared. For each day a finalist will be chosen, after all the stories have been shared and voted on we’ll vote on the finalists from each day to win a copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor! Didn’t share yours? There’s still time, you...

Share Your Stories, post 2

Here are some of the great stories you’ve shared. For each day a finalist will be chosen, after all the stories have been shared and voted on we’ll vote on the finalists from each day to win a copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor! Didn’t share yours? There’s still time, you...

Leveling Up: The Invaluable Benefits of DM Practice and Preparation

Whenever you play a character, whether in AL, a homebrew campaign, or a store-run event, as your character grows and improves, your skill and knowledge as a player grows along with it. The same thing applies to being a Dungeon Master. Though the role of a DM is challenging, it can also be the most...

Share your Stories, post 1

Here are some of the great stories you’ve shared. For each day a finalist will be chosen, after all the stories have been shared and voted on we’ll vote on the finalists from each day to win a copy of Lost Tales of Myth Drannor! Didn’t share yours? There’s still time, you...

Hooks: Tomb of Horrors

      “Durnan cannot possibly be human. He’s owned the Yawning Portal for more years than most of us can remember, and he’s always the only one behind the bar. Between the trying-too-hard bards and the brawling barbarians and the clerics that come in on a mission...

Hooks: Against the Giants

        I limped away from the cloud of dust and debris that had formerly been a Thayan stronghold, and for what felt like the millionth time I assured myself that I would never again interfere in the affairs of the dread Red Wizards. Their Doomvault was gone and yet somehow I...

Hooks: Dead in Thay

        This world is full of dangers and treasures, stories that are just waiting to be told and legends that want to be created. There are days where the Yawning Portal is home to all of these, and then there are days like this one. Today, a bald and robed man entered the...

FAQ Update

The FAQ has been updated to version 3.0 with various updates and corrections. You can download free it from the DMsGuild and be notified with every update. D&D Adventurers League FAQ on the DMsGuild Or can download it directly...

D&D Adventurers League FAQ

The D&D Adventurers League FAQ is provided to answer questions you may have about many aspects of the D&D organized play program. Topics include general AL questions, player questions, DM questions, and organizers questions. We’ll update the FAQ periodically. Download the D&D...

Storm King’s Thunder & DM Quest FAQ

  We have compiled a basic FAQ on Storm King’s Thunder and the recent updates to the DM Quest program. You can get your copy of the summarized document here! (there is nothing like a quick, to-the-point update,...

Barexit – Escaping the Mists of Barovia

The mists brought many brave souls to Barovia to do battle with Strahd in his castle or to save the folk of Orasnou from Strahd’s minions. The Dark Powers are strange and unknowable. They do not let mortals out of their grasp easily. For reasons that are their own the Dark Powers have been...

The Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide and You!

NOTE: The Sword Coast Adventures Guide rebuild option expired at the end of season 3 (March 3rd, 2016) At long last we have the Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide in our hot little hands and, we must say, it is a great book. Along with some great background information on the Sword Coast, we’ve...

Amendments to Out of the Abyss

This article includes minor spoilers for Out of the Abyss, but they are spoilers nonetheless. If you are awesome at roleplaying games and don’t want to know things that deep down you know you shouldn’t, stop reading here. [[SPOILERS BELOW]] D&D Adventurers League Amendments to Out of the...

Harried in Hillsfar in Dragon+

The most recent edition of Dragon+ is out! It features all things Rage of Demons and there are a few articles of interest to D&D Adventurers League fans. Aside from all the great D&D news, there are a few things that you can use in your D&D Adventurers League games in the latest...

Get Involved!

We’ve done a big update to the Get Involved page. Please read the Get Involved page if you’re interested in participating in any way in the D&D Adventurers League. The page points to resources depending on how you want to be involved in the campaign. There’s advice for...

Sage Wiki

In the old days, we had a wiki for ongoing rules and FAQ announcements. This was not a permanent solution, and all of that data was moved into the FAQ as-located on...

Frequently Asked Questions 12/12

We’re back with a new set of frequently asked questions. Can a store add a new location via the Wizards Events Report (WER) for offsite games & conventions Yes! Stores can add locations as need for offsite gamedays, clubs, conventions etc. The store owner or main organizer should go to...

Xanathar’s Guide to Everything!

Beware the Xanathar! The mighty Xanathar, lord of Skullport and Collector of All Things, has graciously allowed a catalog of his wares and experience escape from Skullport and onto the shelves of your favorite local game shop. This book is an exciting addition to the Dungeons and Dragons game and...

A Player’s Guide to Fai Chen’s Fantastical Faire

Fai Chen’s Fantastical Faire is a special event that can be requested by conventions or game day events to add value to the player experience of the event—serving as a way for players to trade away their unwanted magic items and gain rare certificates for use in the D&D Adventurers League....

Play Your Way to 20

There’s been a lot of excitement behind the scenes at the D&D Adventurers League as the Admins prepare to share a lot of tweaks and improvements to the program following our September meeting in Seattle. One of those we can bring to you now. We are aware that those playing in the D&D...

[UPDATED!] Storm King’s Thunder PG and DMG

Today is the day! The new Storm King’s Thunder D&D Adventurers League Player’s Guide and Dungeon Master’s Guide is released into the wild. Both of these guides hold some major changes for the League as summarized below. Please be aware that these changes are not effective...

Curse of Strahd Pregens

With the release of the Curse of Strahd storyline season and the Misty Fortunes and Absent Hearts  adventures we thought it’d be a good time to come up with some new pregenerated characters to use in your D&D Adventurers League play for those who need them. We put a call out to our Local...

Curse of Strahd Backgrounds

Those who live near the town of Phlan are the hardiest of folk. With control of the town by the green dragon Vorgansharax townsfolk are every more on their own, doing whatever they can to survive under the rule of the Maimed Virulence. The lands near the town of Phlan, to the east and north are in...

Curse of Strahd is here!

The Curse of Strahd hardcover adventure is now available at your WPN friendly local game store in North America. If your store does not have it, they should have it available by the 15th. D&D Adventurers League Player’s Guide and new DMs Guide The Curse of Strahd Player’s Guide...

So Your D&D Fifth Edition Player’s Handbook Has Fallen Apart…

It’s no big secret that the first print run of Dungeons & Dragons’ fifth edition Player’s Handbook had a batch of books that, unfortunately, tended to fall apart at their spines (see a couple of examples here and here). D&D publisher Wizards of the Coast has changed...

Advanced Logsheet Tutorial

With the exception of newer players, the vast majority of players are quite familiar with the D&D Adventurers League (AL) Logsheet, and have become adept at filling out their character log entries at the end of each AL session they play. The logsheet itself is mostly self-explanatory and...

Round Table 151 Podcast- Adventurers League Updates!

James Introcaso and Topher Kohan sit down with Ginny Loveday and Adventurers League Admins Robert Adducci, Alan Patrick, and Greg Marks to discuss the latest announcements from the D&D Adventurers League. This podcast was recorded on December 13, 2016. We discuss Storm King’s Thunder end...

League Admins talk Storm King’s Thunder on The Round Table Podcast

James Introcaso sits down with Adventurers League admins Robert Adducci, Greg Marks, Travis Woodall, and Claire Hoffman to discuss the Storm King’s Thunder season of D&D organized play. Then it’s an interview with Kobold Press’ Kobold-in-Chief Wolfgang Baur about...

Tyranny of Dragons campaign streamed by Adam Koebel and Roll20

The D&D Adventurers League is excited that Dungeon World co-creator and professional GM, Adam Koebel will be running a D&D Adventurers League campaign as his next game on Roll20 Presents. This Roll20 Presents Twitch series will play through an entire season of  D&D Adventurers...

The Round Table Podcasts talks about Shackles of Blood

This week on the Tome Show’s, Round Table Podcast, host James Introcaso and his fellow round table-ers talk about the Shackles of Blood Adventure, released for free by Wizards of the Coast in Dragon+. www.thetomeshow.com/e/round-table-94-shackles-of-blood-and-aethera/ DDEX3-2 Shackles of...

Elemental Evil in Organized Play – Round Table podcast

Listen to the most recent Round Table podcast where the hosts talk about Elemental Evil in organized play. The hosts include D&D Expeditions designer Mike Shea, US Southeast Regional Coordinator Topher Kohan, super host James Intracaso and community member, Joe Lastowski. SPOILER WARNING for...

D&D Podcast: Elemental Evil

Chris Tulach and Chris Lindsay—from the OP and Brand teams—discuss the latest events taking place in the D&D Adventurer’s League. Elemental Evil As the Tyranny of Dragons campaign concludes and events switch over to Elemental Evil, we consider the changes taking place in Organized Play....

Carnagecast 56: Dungeons & Dragons Adventurers League

Carnagecast talks about D&D and the Adventurers League. From the website: The new edition of Dungeons & Dragonsdescends on A Fistful of Carnage this November, giving convention-goers not only a chance to sample the latest version of the hobby’s most well-known game, but the new...

November Tomb of Annihilation Adventures

The latest D&D Adventurers League Tomb of Annihilation adventures have been released on the DMsGuild! Have you played them? Will you run them for your groups? November Tomb of Annihilation Adventures DDAL07-03 A Day at the Races Level Range: 1-4 (optimized for 3rd level) Adventure Length: 2...

Hooks: Tomb of Horrors

      “Durnan cannot possibly be human. He’s owned the Yawning Portal for more years than most of us can remember, and he’s always the only one behind the bar. Between the trying-too-hard bards and the brawling barbarians and the clerics that come in on a mission...

Hooks: Against the Giants

        I limped away from the cloud of dust and debris that had formerly been a Thayan stronghold, and for what felt like the millionth time I assured myself that I would never again interfere in the affairs of the dread Red Wizards. Their Doomvault was gone and yet somehow I...

[UPDATED 2017/09/04] The Death Curse has arrived

  UPDATED SEPTEMBER 4th, 2017!   GenCon and Labor Day conventions are just around the corner, many of which will have the Tomb of Annihilation introductory adventures and D&D Epic. With those adventures comes the reveal of the Death Curse and Meat Grinder mode! Download the Tomb of...

Hooks: Dead in Thay

        This world is full of dangers and treasures, stories that are just waiting to be told and legends that want to be created. There are days where the Yawning Portal is home to all of these, and then there are days like this one. Today, a bald and robed man entered the...

Crypt of the Death Giants

The Crypt of the Death Giants, an adventure loosely linked to the Against the Giants adventure in the Tales from the Yawning Portal is now available on the DMsGuild. Play this short adventure after you defeat the giants in Against the Giants. And don’t forget, the week of Wednesday, July 5th-11th...

Tomb of Annihilation

In a streamed event called the Stream of Annihilation Wizards of the Coast announced the newest D&D Adventure, Tomb of Annihilation. ITEM DETAILS Price: $49.95 C$65.95 Release Date: 19 September 2017 (early release for most WPN game stores 8 September 2017) Format: Hardcover ISBN:...

Hooks: White Plume Mountain

      This article assumes that the characters are not using DDAL06-02 The Redemption of Kelvan as their hook into the White Plume Mountain adventure. Although that adventure is the intended path to get characters involved, the following text can serve as a secondary route to...

The Redemption of Kelvan

The Redemption of Kelvan, an adventure linked to the White Plume Mountain adventure in the Tales from the Yawning Portal is now available on the DMsGuild. Play this short adventure before you delve into the White Plume Mountain. And don’t forget, starting Wednesday, June 7th, The Redemption...

Hooks: Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan

        “Durnan, the perpetually scowling proprietor of the Yawning Portal Inn, harrumphed as a he pushed his broom sullenly across the floor. He seemed to be muttering something about druids and feathers. As I took my seat at the bar he gave no indication that he would...