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Hooks: The Forge of Fury

      This article assumes that the characters are not using DDAL0601 A Thousand Tiny Deaths as their hook into the Forge of Fury adventure. Although that adventure is the intended path to get characters involved, the following text can serve as a secondary route to get them...

A Thousand Tiny Deaths

A Thousand Tiny Deaths, an alternate hook adventure for the Forge of Fury is now available on the DMsGuild. Play this short adventure before you delve into the Forge of Fury from Tales from the Yawning Portal. And don’t forget, starting Wednesday, May 3rd, A Thousand Tiny Deaths is the Quest...

Hooks: The Sunless Citadel

    Old Durnan stood behind the bar of the Yawning Portal, as he always did; it was commonly thought that the sardonic old man simply chose the drudgery of maintaining the day-to-day operations of the bar in order to save a few silver and not hire more employees. He scowled a bit,...

DM Quests for Tales from the Yawning Portal

Dungeon Master Quests are a series of out-of-game quests that DMs can undertake during the course of a specific season’s adventures. These quests provide rewards for not only their characters, but characters belonging to other players as well! You can now download the DM Quests from the...

Storm King’s Thunder Tier 2 Finale and Tier 4 adventures!

The April adventures are live on the DMsGuild! Download the tier 2 finale and the first ever tier 4 adventures for Storm King’s Thunder! DDAL05-17 Hartkiller’s Horn Claiming to possess Hartkiller’s Horn, Ryndolg makes his move to take control of the Hartvale. The non-giant residents have...

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...

Just who is… Sam Simpson?

So, with the recent release of the Season 6 Player’s Guide, Dungeon Master’s Guide, and accompanying FAQ documentation some of you may have noticed a little extra something on the front cover: Do you see it? It’s near the bottom… Right there, in the mix with the rest of the...

Lee Moyer’s Storm King’s Thunder Maps Available for Purchase

Lee Moyer did a lot of the amazing cartography work for Storm King’s Thunder, including some of the final lairs. You can download all of his maps in hi-res for a few bucks on his...

Tales from the Yawning Portal Guides

Today is the WPN early release of Tales from the Yawning Portal! You can get your copies at your local WPN stores in North America today. You can also get it on Fantasy Grounds and Roll20! If you can’t find it in your local stores today it will be widely available on April 4th. To aid you in...

Tales from the Yawning Portal

The Tales from the Yawning Portal adventure compilation was recently announced by Wizards of the Coast as the next adventure release for Dungeons & Dragons. This new book takes a novel format for D&D 5e adventures. Instead of one level spanning adventure, it is a series of dungeon crawls...

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...

Baldman Games announces D&D AL convention content

Today Baldman Games made some big announcements on their website. What does it all mean for the D&D Adventurers League? It means there’ll be more great adventure content to build off of for a shared campaign. It means there will be more D&D Adventurers League content in the DMsGuild...

Inviting League Admins and D&D Team Members to Conventions and Events

This article expands upon a subject mentioned in The D&D Adventurers League Convention Organizer’s Survival Guide Part 2: Convention Activities. The D&D Adventurers League has a number of Admins and Wizards of the Coast D&D team member swho can offer special content or events to...

Hooks: The Forge of Fury

      This article assumes that the characters are not using DDAL0601 A Thousand Tiny Deaths as their hook into the Forge of Fury adventure. Although that adventure is the intended path to get characters involved, the following text can serve as a secondary route to get them...

A Thousand Tiny Deaths

A Thousand Tiny Deaths, an alternate hook adventure for the Forge of Fury is now available on the DMsGuild. Play this short adventure before you delve into the Forge of Fury from Tales from the Yawning Portal. And don’t forget, starting Wednesday, May 3rd, A Thousand Tiny Deaths is the Quest...

Hooks: The Sunless Citadel

    Old Durnan stood behind the bar of the Yawning Portal, as he always did; it was commonly thought that the sardonic old man simply chose the drudgery of maintaining the day-to-day operations of the bar in order to save a few silver and not hire more employees. He scowled a bit,...

DM Quests for Tales from the Yawning Portal

Dungeon Master Quests are a series of out-of-game quests that DMs can undertake during the course of a specific season’s adventures. These quests provide rewards for not only their characters, but characters belonging to other players as well! You can now download the DM Quests from the...

Storm King’s Thunder Tier 2 Finale and Tier 4 adventures!

The April adventures are live on the DMsGuild! Download the tier 2 finale and the first ever tier 4 adventures for Storm King’s Thunder! DDAL05-17 Hartkiller’s Horn Claiming to possess Hartkiller’s Horn, Ryndolg makes his move to take control of the Hartvale. The non-giant residents have...

Lee Moyer’s Storm King’s Thunder Maps Available for Purchase

Lee Moyer did a lot of the amazing cartography work for Storm King’s Thunder, including some of the final lairs. You can download all of his maps in hi-res for a few bucks on his...

February Adventures Released on the DMsGuild

It’s the first Tuesday of the month and that means the newest AL adventures have been released to the DMs Guild! Bad Business in Parnast DDAL05-12 Bad Business in Parnast by Joe Marflak Bad Fruul and his minions have been threatening to overtake the town of Parnast for some time, and...

Story Beats

One of the goals of the D&D Adventurers League is to make being a Dungeon Master (DM) easy. We provide a story and all the needed monster statistics. All a DM needs to do is follow the directions and go. However, the Admins have been considering feedback from the community on how we might...

In Volo’s Wake

Store’s should now have received instructions on how to download In Volo’s Wake, the introductory adventure for Volo’s Guide to Monsters, playable Friday November 4th. In Volo’s Wake is only available for play in your friendly local game store, so find your closest store...

Storm King’s Thunder Appendix D NPCs

Dungeon Masters, if you’ve been running Storm King’s Thunder, here are the NPC cutouts from the back of the book. WARNING FOR PLAYERS…THERE ARE SPOILERS! Storm King’s Thunder Appendix D NPCs

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

We’ve created a wiki for the D&D Adventurers League to find information you’re looking for, including coordinator contact info, FAQs, as well as location references for Phlan. Tyranny of Dragons Elemental Evil Factions Other Organizations Key NPCs Key...

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...

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...

Hooks: The Forge of Fury

      This article assumes that the characters are not using DDAL0601 A Thousand Tiny Deaths as their hook into the Forge of Fury adventure. Although that adventure is the intended path to get characters involved, the following text can serve as a secondary route to get them...

A Thousand Tiny Deaths

A Thousand Tiny Deaths, an alternate hook adventure for the Forge of Fury is now available on the DMsGuild. Play this short adventure before you delve into the Forge of Fury from Tales from the Yawning Portal. And don’t forget, starting Wednesday, May 3rd, A Thousand Tiny Deaths is the Quest...

Hooks: The Sunless Citadel

    Old Durnan stood behind the bar of the Yawning Portal, as he always did; it was commonly thought that the sardonic old man simply chose the drudgery of maintaining the day-to-day operations of the bar in order to save a few silver and not hire more employees. He scowled a bit,...

DM Quests for Tales from the Yawning Portal

Dungeon Master Quests are a series of out-of-game quests that DMs can undertake during the course of a specific season’s adventures. These quests provide rewards for not only their characters, but characters belonging to other players as well! You can now download the DM Quests from the...

Storm King’s Thunder Tier 2 Finale and Tier 4 adventures!

The April adventures are live on the DMsGuild! Download the tier 2 finale and the first ever tier 4 adventures for Storm King’s Thunder! DDAL05-17 Hartkiller’s Horn Claiming to possess Hartkiller’s Horn, Ryndolg makes his move to take control of the Hartvale. The non-giant residents have...

Lee Moyer’s Storm King’s Thunder Maps Available for Purchase

Lee Moyer did a lot of the amazing cartography work for Storm King’s Thunder, including some of the final lairs. You can download all of his maps in hi-res for a few bucks on his...

Tales from the Yawning Portal Guides

Today is the WPN early release of Tales from the Yawning Portal! You can get your copies at your local WPN stores in North America today. You can also get it on Fantasy Grounds and Roll20! If you can’t find it in your local stores today it will be widely available on April 4th. To aid you in...

Tales from the Yawning Portal

The Tales from the Yawning Portal adventure compilation was recently announced by Wizards of the Coast as the next adventure release for Dungeons & Dragons. This new book takes a novel format for D&D 5e adventures. Instead of one level spanning adventure, it is a series of dungeon crawls...

February Adventures Released on the DMsGuild

It’s the first Tuesday of the month and that means the newest AL adventures have been released to the DMs Guild! Bad Business in Parnast DDAL05-12 Bad Business in Parnast by Joe Marflak Bad Fruul and his minions have been threatening to overtake the town of Parnast for some time, and...

January adventures on the DMsGuild

It’s the first Tuesday of the month and that means new adventures! We offer you the first Tier 3 adventure in Beregost for the season and continuations of adventures in Parnast and Stagwick. DDAL05-08 Beneath Durlag’s Tower East of Beregost, nestled in the outskirts of the Wood of Sharp...