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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

News - Stranger Things' Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set coming May 1st, 2019



ComicBook.com has an article about the upcoming Stranger Things' Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set. It comes with two, yes two Demogorgon figures. Pretty cool.

Now, I find it interesting that the article says: "At New York Toy Fair 2019, Hasbro / Wizards of the Coast unveiled something that we should have seen coming - a Stranger Things-themed Dungeons & Dragons starter set!" Why is the statement interesting? Because the New York Toy Fair runs from February 16-19, 2019. Today is February 13th. Ask Phil Reed how I know ;P

Here's the link to preorder the Stranger Thing' Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set at Amazon for 24.99  https://amzn.to/2SRUS4o   (this is an affiliate link - a small portion of your purchase will help support The Tavern)

Here are some details from the Amazon webpage:

  • Stranger things themed of Dungeons & Dragons: embark on an exciting dungeon & Dragons adventure, hunt for the thessalhydra, "created" By the character Mike from the Netflix original series, stranger things
  • Great game for new dungeon & Dragons players: whether players are new to D&D, or looking for a new adventure, this stranger things themed roleplaying game includes everything a group needs to PLAY
  • Detailed rules, adventure book and game dice: The exciting adventure book and colorful rulebook contain tons of information on how to play the game, strategy, and tips for players to advance a character beyond the Fifth level, plus 6 Polyhedral dice so you're ready to play
  • Stranger things character sheets: play as a favorite stranger things character
  • Includes 2 Demogorgon figures: the game includes 2 Demogorgon figures, one that players can paint and customize


3 comments:

  1. I don't know about other retailers, but my local FLGS is PISSED about this thing. It is being released by Hasbro, not WotC - thus having different margins and - surprise - a number of retailers are complaining that the margin on the item through distribution is.....zero. Meanwhile, the main article also crows about how cheap the starter set is on Amazon - which is cheaper than retailers can purchase it through distribution.

    I was really interested in this, but I'm also a fan of having a local store to game at. I'm taking a hard pass.

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  2. I get the impression Stranger Things uses D&D monsters as a metaphor for child abuse?

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