Dungeons and Dragons In Hawkins, Indiana With New Stranger Things D&D Starter Set

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Dungeons and Dragons In Hawkins, Indiana With New Stranger Things D&D Starter Set

February 15, 2019

By: William Worrall

 
 

Hasbro has teamed up with Netflix to produce a Dungeons and Dragons starter set featuring characters, adventures, and locations from the hit show Stranger Things. The set will include character sheets based on classes talked about in the show, as well as the adventure Hunt For The Thessalhydra which was 'created' by the in-show character Mike Wheeler. The starter set is aimed at both new players to the game enticed by the sales pitch of Stranger Things as well as veterans looking for a way to spice up their regular gaming sessions.

One of the nicest inclusions in the starter pack is not one, but two Demogorgon figures. The first is a fully painted miniature and the other is left blank so that you have the option of painting and customizing it yourself. It's unusual for a game to find a way to cater to both painters and non-painters in the same set, but it's a nice touch that re-enforces this is a set aimed at varying levels of tabletop RPG experience. Anyone from a rank amateur to a player with decades of experience will be able to enjoy this set.

The set is available for pre-order right now from both Amazon(US) and Entertainment Earth at $24.99 and is set to be shipped out starting from May 1st, 2019. The set includes everything needed to get started, including pre-made character sheets, an adventure book, a rule book and a set of 6 polyhedral dice as well as the aforementioned terrifying Demogorgon figure.  There is no word yet on the possibility of releasing the set outside of the US.

Disclosure: TechRaptor participates in an affiliate program that Amazon and Entertainment Earth are a part of. TechRaptor earns a small commission off purchases made from some links in this article.

 
 

Is this something you'd like to get your hands on for your D&D group? Was this the sort of Stranger Things merch you were expecting for the series? Join in the conversation in the comments down below. 

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I'm Will and I'm a UK-based writer who went to film school before realizing writing was more fun than film-making. I've written for a number of gaming sites over the past few years of my writing career, including Cliqist, Gaming Respawn, and TechRaptor. I also produce videos for my own channel (Mupple) as well as Cliqists popular YouTube channel. I've covered industry events such as EGX and am hoping to break into narrative game writing in the future.

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