Dungeons and Dragons – Starting Equipment for New Players

We’ve all been there when starting a new hobby. For table-top role-playing game (TTRPG) players it can be overwhelming when you are just starting out and you have to sort through years of content and streams, new rules and mechanics that you’ll need to learn quickly, lots of books and merchandise, helpful blogs and videos, and millions of variations of dice to choose from, so what do you NEED to begin exploring the world of TTRPG?

We’ve compiled a starting list of items you can purchase from Amazon to get you prepped for your first few Dungeons & Dragons games or campaigns. Check out the items below and click the item names to view them on Amazon:

Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set (Rookie / New Interested Players)

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Dungeons & Dragons Essential Books Set (New / Committed Players)

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Polyhedral Dice Sets (Basic / Starter Sets that everyone will love, plus it helps to have a spare set for other new players in case they forget!)

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Themed Journal (Note-taking is essential as a New Player, so you might as well add some fun!)

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Did you find this list useful? What other items do you think would be helpful to new and seasoned players? We would love to hear your suggestions in the comments. Be safe on your next adventure, friend!

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