Another board-game format introduction to the Dungeons & Dragons RPG. This is essentially a 4th Edition update to the previous "Dungeons & Dragons Adventure Game (2000)", "Dungeons & Dragons Basic Game (2004)", and "Dungeons & Dragons Basic Game (2006)", with pre-generated characters, a Dungeon Tiles-based game board, complete set of standard polyhedral dice, monster and PC tokens, and a "Quick-Start Rules" book for players and a "Dungeon Master's Book" with advanced rules, short pre-generated adventures, and information for creating more adventures. From the back of the box and inside cover of the rule books:
"Enter a World of Adventure and Imagination! Run the Game: build your own dungeons and pit your friends against monsters and villains! Play the Game: explore the dungeon with your friends, fight the monsters, and bring back the treasure!
Everything you need to start playing now!
- Over 50 full-colour character and monster tokens
- 3 sheets of double-sided D&D Dungeon Tiles
- 16-page 4th Edition Quick-Start Rules
- 64-page Dungeon Master's Book
- 6 dice
"Welcome to the Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game! This is the 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set, your introduction to the worlds and adventures of D&D. The newest edition to the Dungeons & Dragons Rolpeplaying Game showcases an evolution to gameplay and puts an emphasis on fun. You, the Dungeon Master (DM), can build and populate dungeons so that your friends can explore fantastic locations, trade quips with terrible villains, and defeat vicious monsters. Together, you and the players (through their characters) tell amazing stories and have a great time."
Player Count: 2-6
Time: 60 Minutes