Dungeons & Dragons Strategy Game Will Include 1980s DnD Cartoon Characters

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Some classic characters from the 1980s Dungeons and Dragons cartoon arrive in the D&D strategy game, Forgotten Realms Idle Champions.

According to IGN, with the imminent release of the 100th champion, developer Codename Entertainment plans to celebrate by including 1983’s Dungeon Master. Dungeons and Dragons cartoon. While Dungeon Master is the only character in the animation that will become a champion in the game so far, two other characters will join Inactive champions as villains. Venger, the main antagonist of the series, and Tiamat, the legendary goddess of Dungeons and Dragons, will try to hinder players’ progress. “It was our 100th champion, and we had a lot of classic D&D characters to choose from,” said Chris Dupuis, Inactive champions‘ Live Services Manager. “However, when we finally landed on Dungeon Master, everything clicked into place – I knew something special was afoot.”


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The Dungeon Master will be available for players to unlock The Running event, which begins on April 27 and ends on May 9. Uni the Unicorn will also be available as part of the content drop. Much like his character on the show, the Dungeon Master has a tendency to disappear, and when he does, Uni takes his place.

Inactive champions, a free-to-play D&D strategy game for Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, PC, and mobile devices, integrates characters from different novels, campaigns, and shows into massive D&D crossplay. Content creators such as Mark Meer, Anna Prosser, and B. Dave Walters contribute to the game, helping developers create new D&D content with this mix of ancient and contemporary source material.


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the Dungeons and Dragons The anime series ran from 1983 to 1985 and aired 27 episodes. It follows six children who are transported to the kingdom of J&D through a portal they discover while on a ride at an amusement park. In order to return home, the Dungeon Master assigns each child a distinct role and sends them on a series of adventures. Due to the “satanic panic” of the time and accusations that the board game could cause children to worship the devil or even commit suicide, Dungeons and Dragons was canceled before its final episode could be completed.


Aside from the new characters released on April 27, Inactive champions will also release the first round of localization, with support for French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Latin American Spanish, and Simplified Chinese.

Forgotten Realms Idle Champions is available now for free on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, PC and mobile devices.

Source: IGN


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