For questions relating to Dungeons & Dragons as a whole, or to multiple versions of Dungeons & Dragons. If your question is about a specific version of D&D, you probably should tag it with the corresponding tag instead (see the full tag info for this tag if you're unsure which tag is appropriate).

Dungeons & Dragons is a role-playing game originally created by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, and published by TSR. It is now published by Wizards of the Coast, a division of Hasbro, and is the most played RPG in the world.

See the Wikipedia article for more details.

If your question is about a specific version of D&D, you probably should tag it with the corresponding tag instead:

  • is for questions relevant to multiple/all versions.
    • - The first D&D, aka 0e, brown box/white box from 1974
    • - The first Basic D&D by Holmes from 1977
    • - Moldvay Basic and Cook Expert from 1981
    • - Mentzer Red Box + (expert, companion, master, immortal) from 1983
    • - Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, aka 1e, from 1977
    • - Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Second Edition from 1989
    • - Dungeons & Dragons Third Edition from 2000
    • - Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 Edition from 2003
    • - Fork of D&D 3.5e by Paizo in 2008
    • - Dungeons & Dragons Fourth Edition from 2008 (includes Essentials)
      • - The D&D 4e organised play program.
      • - The subscription-based digital toolset connected to D&D 4e.
    • - Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition, playtested from 2012 and released in 2014
    • Also, there are various retroclones of specific editions with their own tags.
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