Wizards of the Coast today announced 2,000 digital kits will be available to to schools and libraries in the U.S. and Canada to provide educators and librarians with resources to engage their communities with Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering virtual play while many are at home practicing social distancing.
The kits sound awesome. Each will contain a Legendary Bundle for D&D Beyond. That’s every rule book and adventure currently on the platform. It’ll also contain a 15% off coupon for all future content. Also in the kit will be 30 Magic: The Gathering Arena codes which can be redeemed for three Ikoria booster packs each. There will also be plenty of tip to help these institutions engage their players via virtual play.
“Right now, play, imagination and connection with the people you care about are more important than ever,” said Nathan Stewart, VP of the Dungeons & Dungeons Franchise. “With these resources, we want give back to communities and make it as easy as possible for as many people to roll with advantage during this difficult time.”
Kits will be available upon request through the Wizards of the Coast customer service request portal to organizers over the age of 18 who are employed by or official volunteers at enrichment organizations, such as schools, libraries, community centers, and scout troops, and represent the organization’s gaming programming.
Dungeons & Dragons offers additional resources on the Stay at Home, Play at Home portal, including new, free content released on a daily basis at 5pm PT, as well as tips and tricks for families and children to master remote play. Even more content is available on the DM’s Guild, a PDF web store containing thousands of D&D adventures and supplements for all editions of D&D, and the home to all official organized play content for the D&D Adventurers League.
Media personality Rob Kalajian has been a staple in the board game world for many years. As a former writer for Purple Pawn and the owner of A Pawn’s Perspective, Rob focuses on board game reviews, events, and news. A self-proclaimed geek, Rob loves all things toys and games and even helps raise his four kids in his spare time.
Buy me a Tea