Wizards of the Coast announces D&D Celebration and Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything
D&D Celebration will focus on the D&D community and host the biggest virtual tabletop game ever
Tuesday 25 August, 2020 — Wizards of the Coast today announced D&D Celebration, a three day virtual event focusing on the fans and community of the world’s original and best roleplaying game. From Saturday 19 September to Monday 21 September, fans can gather to enjoy live panels, streamed live gameplay, and participate in the biggest virtual tabletop game ever. In addition, players will preview new content from Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything, a massive rules update featuring a wealth of new content for players to customise their games.
More than a thousand concurrent players will take part in the largest virtual D&D game ever on Saturday 19 September (PT) | Sunday 20 September (AEST), to celebrate the launch of Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden. The game will be administered by the D&D Adventurers League with players from separate games all working towards the same goal to defend Icewind Dale.
Wizards of the Coast will announce the event’s schedule and list of global participants in the coming weeks. Local ANZ participants include:
Players can sign up to participate in the largest virtual D&D game ever through the D&D Adventurers League here. All proceeds from tickets for D&D Adventurers League play will go to support Extra Life benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in the US.
D&D Celebration will be the first opportunity to learn more about Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything which will bring a bevy of new classes, feats, spells, items, puzzles and more to the game. This will be the biggest rules update to D&D since Xanathar’s Guide to Everything’srelease nearly three years ago.
“The special witchcraft of Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything is the freedom it gives you to personalise your D&D character in new ways,” said Jeremy Crawford, the book’s lead designer and the principal rules designer of Dungeons & Dragons. “D&D adventurers are exceptional,and this book gives you the tools to make them and their story even more extraordinary.”
Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything is further testament to the dedication of the D&D community as it incorporates over a year of playtest feedback from thousands of community members. The full contents of Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything will be served everywhere on Tuesday 17 November, 2020 with pre-orders available now from www.amazon.com.au/dnd.
For more information on D&D Celebration, Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything, and the soon to be released Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden, please visit dungeonsanddragons.com.
About Wizards of the Coast
Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. Wizards’ players and fans are members of a global community bound together by their love of both digital gaming and in-person play. The company brings to market a range of gaming experiences under powerful brand names such as MAGIC: THE GATHERING and DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. For more information about our world renowned brands, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com.
ABOUT EXTRA LIFE
Extra Life is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising program within the gaming community. Participants fundraise year-round and pledge to play their favorite games with one goal in mind: to save and improve the lives of sick and injured kids. Funds raised stay local to help pediatric patients at 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across North America. Since 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $70 million for member hospitals. The movement, formed by gamers bonded by passion, is committed to saving and improving the lives of local kids. Play games, heal kids and join the community today at www.extra-life.org