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Minecraft DLC Lets You Play Through A Full D&D Adventure

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Minecraft is building its collaborations brick by brick and the latest high-profile crossover is none other than Dungeons & Dragons. Minecraft players will be getting some of that classic dicey D&D Gameplay in this tie-up.

The new Minecraft D&D DLC has players choosing among classes like Barbarian, Paladin, Wizard, or Rogue to start exploring iconic Forgotten Realms locations such as Candlekeep and Icewind Dale. Players will be facing off against classic baddies such as beholders, mimics, mindflayers, and, of course, dragons.

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While its Minecraft this DLC features a number of D&D mechanics. These include the rolling of the classic 20-sided dice for skill checks and combat. Players will be able to customise their characters' stats and adventure with fully-voiced dialogue. Yep, it's a real production. As for Gameplay, each character class will have default attacks, with Wizard having a ranged attack for example, as well as special attacks that will require cooldowns.

"We're incredibly excited to partner with Wizards of the Coast, to introduce a brand new, story-driven Dungeons & Dragons DLC to Minecraft! We can't wait for the community to dive in and experience a blocky take on the world of D&D," said Richard Lenzi, senior producer at Mojang Studios, in a press release.

While no specific launch date for this Minecraft D&D DLC has been announced, Wizards of the Coast has said that it'll be out this spring. So there shouldn't be too long to wait to start gaming and adventuring D&D style in Minecraft.

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