D&D will revive the Planescape setting in 2023, check out the new roadmap

Dungeons & Dragons used a press conference on Tuesday to announce a jam-packed release schedule that includes the return of the Planescape campaign setting in fall 2023. The popular setting, first released in 1994, will get the same treatment as Wizards of the Coast Spelljammer: Adventures in Space: a three-book slipcase containing a setup guide, bestiary, and adventure campaign.

The setting of the classic PC game Planescape: Agony, Planescape delves into the deep cosmology of D&D by allowing players to move between different planes. These include other traditional D&D settings on the Material Planes, the Inner Planes representing elemental forces, and the Outer Planes ruled by gods, angels and demons.

Serving as a hub for interplanar travel, the city of Sigil is itself a rich setting with complex factions and a mysterious ruler known as the Lady of Pain. Players are encouraged to align themselves with one of 15 factions, united by a philosophy about the meaning of life. For example, the Society of Sensation believes that enlightenment is achieved through experience. Members use magic to save their memories for others to experience. The seal of the Harmonium Police because they believe they should rule all of reality in order to bring about peace and stability.

While the fel tieflings, celestial-touched Aasimar, and elemental-aspected Genasi have become staples in D&D, they were first introduced in Planescape as “planetouched” humans. Planescape’s return was announced in July Unearthed Arcana Release that introduced Glitchlings, a new player option similar to rogue modrons. In Planescape, Modrons are constructs that enforce the rules of law and order from Mechanus’ clockwork nirvana. Glitchlings may begin gathering information on other planes to bring to Mechanus, but some love their travels so much that they decide to venture out on their own.

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It turns out Mays Unearthed Arcana: Huge options also served as a preview on Bigby Presents: Glory of the Giantswhich will be released in spring 2023. It serves as a companion too Fizban’s treasury of dragons with a focus on giants.

In winter 2023 the release of will appear Key from the Golden Vaultwhich D&D story architect Chris Perkins calls “ocean 11 meets dungeons.” It will be like an anthology adventure Candlekeep mysteries, with each one-shot focusing on a heist. In the summer of 2023, D&D will release an as yet untitled Phandelver campaign that will expand on the Lost mine of Phandelver Found the mini-campaign in the 5th edition starter set. The book will add a touch of cosmic horror to the fan-favorite adventure.

The book of many things coming Summer 2023. The player-viewable book will be packed with creatures, locations, and other content associated with the legendary artifact Deck of Many Things. Pulling from the deck is extremely risky as it can offer both fantastic rewards and afflict your character with terrible curses that can only be removed with the strongest magic.

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