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Revision as of 05:25, 24 November 2010

... my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!
Welcome to the Dungeons and Dragons Wiki!
The Dungeons and Dragons wiki is dedicated to all things Dungeons and Dragons. Here you will find general information on the various editions, campaign settings, and sourcebooks that make the game we love what it is as well as a vibrant homebrew community. Anyone can jump in and add to existing canon material or create their own homebrew pages with easy-to-use preloads that automatically format and categorize pages.

Our canon section is still growing, and we want to collect information about all the races, creatures, spells and more that have been published over the years. This section is everything you'd expect from a traditional wiki, with encyclopaedic articles and citations about the game.

Our homebrew section is author centric, built around aggressive quality control, and focused on providing content for many different styles of play. We want to help you find material from our collection that you can use in your campaigns without balance concerns. To that end we list the author of the material on each page and attempt to tag the article with a balance point that indicates what sort of games it would be most appropriate in. Please see Dungeons and Dragons Wiki:Balance Points for a more complete explanation of our balance points.

We have some policies for homebrew material that differ from most wikis, however. The most important of these is that we ask that you not make mechanical changes to the work of others without their permission. Please see Homebrew Content Requirements for further information on our homebrew policies. To see a list of articles that the author specifically requested input on, feel free to check out our Help Wanted page.

  • We have a Facebook Page. Go check it out and tell all your friends.
  • Dungeons & Dragons Wiki is now part of the BoLS Network. You can visit our sister sites listed at the bottom of the left navbar. Happy gaming! More information here and here.
  • Spelljammer material from Spelljammer Wiki has now been imported to DnDWiki namespace and is waiting to be adapted into our wiki. Again any help is welcome! Meanwhile all Chronicles of Astinus material has been fully integrated.
  • Dragonlance material from Chronicles of Astinus has been imported to DnDWiki namespace and is waiting to be fully incorporated into our wiki. Any help is welcome there!
  • We have a new rating system! Articles may now be rated more quickly, easily, and precisely than before with our scripted 5-choice system.
After trying out a few options, we have settled on Mibbit. If you have any questions about our policies or would just like to meet and chat with other wiki users, please join our active community in our chat room! If you have any trouble with the chat whatsoever, put a comment on User Talk:Surgo and he will help you to the best of his ability.

We're improving our layout and navigation. In order of probable completion:

  • Edit pages to conform to new properties, categories, and navigation bits.
  • Update 4e and SRD Feats to use templates.
  • Fix the 3.5e equipment navigation pages and rethink the equipment categorizations in general.
  • Migrate the 4e and SRD sections away from DPL querries, and update the semantic properties of the 4e templates and preloads.
  • Standardize formats between editions where appropriate.