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PAX Prime: Aug. 30-Sep. 2, 2013

Our ever-popular Dungeons & Dragons play area will be brimming with games and good times at PAX Prime from August 30-September 2 in Seattle, Washington.

Acquisitions Incorporated D&D Game

Meet the new Acquisitions Inc. Intern, best-selling author Patrick Rothfuss, as he joins Gabe, Tycho and Scott Kurtz to take on the Sundering in a Dungeons & Dragons live game. Experience the thrilling conclusion to the most recent podcast adventure. Do not miss this highly anticipated yearly event!

When: Saturday, August 31st from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Main Theater

NOTE: We thank you for taking part in this year’s PAX Prime Live D&D Game! Be sure to check back in the days ahead for archived footage from the event (and in the meantime, we’re pleased to present the animated intro that ran before the game, below). You may also directly visit the PAX Prime Twitch.TV channel.

Animated Intro: Ark of the Mad Mage

D&D Play

D&D Next: Learn to Play

Want to learn how to play D&D Next? We’ll teach you all the basics, and send you out on your first adventure! This D&D Next adventure is 2 hours long. No prior experience is necessary! Characters and all materials are provided.

When: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday 11 am – 11 pm; Monday 11 am – 5 pm


D&D Next: Confrontation at Candlekeep

Want a taste of what D&D Next has to offer? Candlekeep is under siege, and it needs adventurers to help protect it! Heed the call to defend the legendary monastery and stand against the tide of evil. This D&D Next adventure is 2 hours long and offers an interactive experience using the D&D Next playtest rules. No prior experience is necessary! Characters are provided.

When: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday 11 am – 11 pm; Monday 11 am – 5 pm


D&D Next DM’s Challenge: Mines of Madness

Are you as cool as the characters in PvP? Are you a Table Titans wannabe? Scott Kurtz's Mines of Madness await! Hurl yourself into a deadly dungeon in search of the fabled Forever Stone, but beware the outhouse! This special D&D Next adventure is 4 hours long and designed for 3rd-level characters. In addition, you’ll be rating your Dungeon Masters to determine the best DM of PAX East 2013! Characters are provided.

When: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday 7 pm


D&D Board Game Open Play

Want to play a D&D game without a DM? Do you like cooperative games? How about head-to-head Euro-style games? Or casual dungeon delves? Come with your friends to play any of our D&D themed board games all weekend long! Stop in anytime to select from Dungeon!, The Legend of Drizzt, or Lords of Waterdeep.

When: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday 11 am – 11 pm; Monday 11 am – 5 pm


Lords of Waterdeep: Scoundrels of Skullport Tournament

Think you’re a master of Lords of Waterdeep? Participate in this 3-round tournament to determine who will be crowned the PAX Prime 2013 champion! The entry round uses the new Undermountain expansion from Scoundrels of Skullport. Winning players then advance to the semifinal round, which uses the Skullport expansion from Scoundrels of Skullport. The final table uses both new expansions combined! Each round is 2 hours long.

Entry Rounds: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday 11 am
Semifinal Round: Sunday 3 pm
Final Round: Monday 11 am

Seminars

D&D Digital, Past, Present, and Future

D&D’s digital future is brighter than ever and jam-packed with awesome new gaming offerings on multiple digital platforms. Find out what’s in store for D&D in the present and future.

When: Friday, 2:30 – 3:30 PM
Where: Kraken Theater

NOTE: Our thanks for attending the livestreamed seminar! You may directly visit the PAX Seminar Twitch.TV channel for additional seminars taking place throughout the convention.