Prepare to return to the fan-favorite Icewind Dale region of the Forgotten Realms in the newest D&D Encounters season beginning today! Legacy of the Crystal Shard is the second adventure of the Sundering, a major year-long event that will reshape and define the future of the Forgotten Realms. There is even a brand new video trailer that’s been shaped by thousands of players results from the last season of D&D Encounters.
· Tell the Tale, Live the Adventure – Created by New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore (The Companions, The Sundering, Book I) along with Wizards of the Coast authors and designers James Wyatt and Jeff Ludwig, Legacy of the Crystal Shard pits players against an evil that was once defeated but has risen again to threaten the Ten Towns. The people of Icewind Dale have long stood against the perils of the North, and the events that shook the region a hundred years ago are now distant memories. But what was defeated was not destroyed, and as evil forces converge, adventurers will assist the people of Ten Towns face their greatest trial yet! This D&D Encounters season begins today and runs through February 12
· Start Playing and Enter Your Results – Following participation at weekly in-store events, gamers are encouraged to use the newest digital tool from Wizards of the Coast, the Sundering Adventurer’s Chronicle, to report the outcomes of their play experiences, connect with other players, and participate in activities designed to enhance the Sundering experience.
· Adventure Anywhere, Anytime! – Adventurers can also now play the latest D&D Encounters adventures from anywhere in the world – at the same time as the in-store program! Legacy of the Crystal Shard includes a 32-page adventure book containing the major plots and encounters in the North, along with a 64-pages describing Icewind Dale and its inhabitants. The set is packaged with a four-panel, deluxe DM screen with maps and information and is currently available for a suggested retail price of $34.95.
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The Sundering video