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And the 2020 ENnie nominees are…

Voting for the 2020 ENnie Tabletop RPG Awards is open, and we are THRILLED to announce that D&D Adventurers League community members have been selected for all five nominations in the Best Organized Play category! Jaunt to the Center of Faerun (CCC-ALMOG-20), Noah Grand   Protégé of the...

Tier 4 Adventure Design Open Call

I’m gonna cut right to the heart of the matter here: we want to see some more awesome tier 4 designers in our community, and we (the Adventurers League admins) are creating an open call to find them and grow the roster of potential tier 4 authors and designers for the DDAL! To be frank,...

AL Guidance: The Triton Race

While Mythic Odysseys of Theros is not a valid resource for Adventurers League play, the team at Wizards of the Coast has used it to make a change to the Triton race — granting Triton characters the Darkvision trait. This is an intentional change to the race itself, and the Wizards team will...

AL Guidance: Shield of the Hidden Lord

To coincide with the release of Shield of the Hidden Lord — written by M.T. Black as part of the Dungeon Masters Guild Adept program — on the Stay At Home. Play At Home. resource page hosted by Wizards of the Coast, we’re pleased to add it to the list of products legal for play in...

#PlayItForward Event: May 4 – May 17

Our friends at the Dungeon Masters Guild have announced the #PlayItForward event: for two weeks, May 4th through May 17th, all revenue earned from sales of DMs Guild products will go directly to the creators. If you’ve been eyeing up a CCC adventure or two to add to your collection,...

AL Guidance: Saltmarsh Encounters

To coincide with the release of Saltmarsh Encounters — written by the Dungeon Masters Guild Adepts — on the Stay At Home. Play At Home. resource page hosted by Wizards of the Coast, we’re pleased to add it to the list of products legal for play in the Adventurers League. Saltmarsh...

AL Guidance: Encounters in Avernus

To coincide with the release of Encounters in Avernus — written by the Dungeon Masters Guild Adepts — on the Stay At Home. Play At Home. resource page hosted by Wizards of the Coast, we’re pleased to add it to the list of products legal for play in the Adventurers...

Oracle of War Gets Epic

Something different is happening in the Oracle of War campaign for the D&D Adventurers League, and everyone can get involved: the Tier 1 Epic adventure, The Iron Titan, is coming to the DMs Guild! In the past, the Epic events for Adventurers League play were only available to be played at...

Adventurers League Online | Resources

Online tabletop gaming sessions have become increasingly more popular, thanks to online chat and video services as well as virtual tabletop (VTT) platforms. In addition to sharing this overview of getting started with online gaming, we’ve compiled a list of community-suggested resources for...

Adventurers League Online | Overview

As our community members reconsider meeting in person for their weekly games and larger events, we’re encouraging our players to meet for their Adventurers League games online, if possible. Noah Grand, AL adventure author and event organizer, has shared with us an overview of how to get...

Community Spotlight: Emma Hendren on Growing Game Nights

Emma Hendren knows the challenges of managing a game night of size GIANT. Emma organizes the Adventurers League games for 50-70 players every Monday night at the Chicagoland Games Dice Dojo. Hendren is lauded for helping to maintain a large, supportive, and inviting community while juggling the...

Community Spotlight: Online Roleplay & the Red War

With rumors of a Red War on the horizon, this Community Spotlight is all about the members of the Adventurers League who spearheaded roleplay amidst the factions. Do we have them to thank for what’s to come… or to blame? Origins Game Fair will reveal all with the Red War epic! These...

Community Spotlight: Will Doyle on Writing Epic Adventures

If you play the Adventurers League, you’ve likely faced foes penned by Will Doyle. This UK game designer and cartographer has written some of the League’s most beloved modules, such as Cloaks and Shadows and Outlaws of the Iron Route, and co-wrote Season 7’s hardcover adventure...

Community Spotlight: Ginny Loveday on Charity Events

Ginny Loveday is so passionate about the Adventurers League that she’s even the MAYOR of Phlan. You might recognize her now-retired character Chancellor Calypso as an NPC in the beleaguered Moonsea town, after having won an election at Winter Fantasy 2017. Outside the Forgotten Realms,...

Community Spotlight: Fenway Jones and Satine Phoenix

So, awhile back I had the opportunity to speak with both Fenway Jones and Satine Phoenix. I’ve known Fenway’s father Aaron for a while now, and he’s always been super proud of her… … but oh man, the local stores in Fenway’s area positively GUSH over her ability...

Community Spotlight: Steve Bissonnette on Building Terrain/Props

Visiting as a guest of the Festival Magic Montreal, I had the supreme pleasure of DMing for Steve Bissonnette‘s weekly players. The second the game was over, the table was quick to laud their Dungeon Master, who had been observing the game, and his amazing terrain-building...

Community Spotlight: Dave Rosser on Multi-store Events

The former local coordinator for the Omaha-area, Dave Rosser remains the go-to guy for the Adventurers League questions in Nebraska and continues to help organize the AL for local game days, conventions, and Facebook groups. A particularly special event he organized, however, was the Tour of...

Community Spotlight: Dylan Grinder on Streaming the League

Dylan Grinder is a fantasy cartographer and Twitch streamer on his channel, Anarisis. Having played Dungeons and Dragons since he was 5 years old (Dylan has a fondness for 2e but was finally won over by another edition when 5e was introduced), Dylan describes himself as a “homebrew...

Community Spotlight: Grumpy Old DM on Virtual Tabletops

David Collier has played every iteration of Dungeons and Dragons since the “red box era” when he started rolling dice in junior high and trading turns behind the Dungeon Masters screen with his friends. But between work, travel schedules, and life in general, David almost drifted away...

Community Spotlight: Luke Reid on Drawing Maps

Luke Reid admits he’s new, having started playing Dungeons and Dragons in August 2017 and the Adventurers League in September, but he insists that, if you want to be a good Dungeon Master, all it takes is a passion and a want to ensure people are having fun. In this, Luke leads by...