Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering have one other crossover occasion scheduled for later this yr. Strixhaven: A Curriculum of Chaos would be the newest in a lengthy line of D&D books that may permit gamers to have role-playing adventures in the world of Magic. Wizards of the Coast senior designer Amanda Hamon would be the story lead. The marketing campaign setting gained’t launch till Nov. 16, however followers can get a preview as quickly as June 8.
Strixhaven is a model new aircraft in the Magic multiverse that debuted in April with Strixhaven: School of Mages. The full set of playing cards presents followers with extra than simply one other random nook of the sprawling universe. Instead, it seems like an try to give the unique collectible card sport a new narrative focus. Strixhaven poses a lot of attention-grabbing questions: What if all of the identified spells in the universe had been archived in one place? What if the scholars hungry for that information had been highly effective younger mages with a smattering of attractive co-eds? And what if one of many professors was residing a secret double life?
Fans shall be ready to preview among the new guidelines for character creation on June 8. That’s when writer Wizards of the Coast will debut new playtest supplies titled Unearthed Arcana: Mages of Strixhaven. Fans can attempt these guidelines out and submit suggestions that may finally affect the ultimate model of the book.
Strixhaven: A Curriculum of Chaos is simply the most recent in a lengthy line of comparable crossover marketing campaign settings. The collection started in 2016 with Plane Shift: Zendikar, which was made obtainable as a free obtain. That book was adopted by Plane Shift: Innistrad, Plane Shift: Amonkhet, Plane Shift: Kaladesh and Plane Shift: Ixalan — all of which stay free to obtain. The writer began charging for these sorts of merchandise in 2018 with Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica.
Crossovers go each methods, in fact. You can count on Magic: The Gathering Adventures in the Forgotten Realms — a full set of playing cards starring writer R.A. Salvatore’s Drizzt Do’Urden — in July.