What is Dungeons & Dragons E-Tools: Character
and Monster Generator (D&D E-Tools)?
allows users to create, customize, share, and print characters, monsters,
races, treasure, NPCs, and encounters. In addition, users may tailor
E-Tools to incorporate house rules into their creations. Lastly,
E-Tools includes a comprehensive help file system that spans
the tables and listings of the Player's Handbook, the Dungeon
Master's Guide, and the Monster Manual, the three core
Q: How will
Dungeons & Dragons E-Tools: Character and Monster
Generator be distributed?
A: You can
find E-Tools at select hobby game stores and at the online Wizards
is D&D Master Tools being released?
A: The Master
Tools product as it was first envisioned and announced will not
be released. Depending on the success of E-Tools we will reevaluate
the possibility of producing additional tools.
is the difference between D&D E-Tools and the software
originally announced as Master Tools?
Tools originally included a mapper, which was developed using the
Arcanum Engine technology, authored by Troika Games. E-Tools
does not include this mapper.
Q: How come
you are not including the mapper function in D&D E-Tools?
extensive review and testing, the mapper, originally designed for use
in computer game play, was not found to be useful in tabletop RPG play,
and so the decision was made to remove this function from the product.
Q: Do you
plan on releasing software that includes the mapper function at a later
A: The success
of E-Tools will determine if additional tools, including a mapper,
will be produced for E-Tools.
is the MSRP for D&D E-Tools?
prices may vary from store to store. The software market handles pricing
differently than books and games.
are the system requirements to use D&D E-Tools?
are the system requirements:
compatible Pentium II 400 Mhz
OS: Windows 98 w/DirectX 7.0 or better
RAM: 64 MB
Hard Drive:40 MB Space
Video Card: 4 MB SVGA