Synopses & Reviews
A brand new D&D(R) handbook that details all aspects of miniatures use in roleplaying and head-to-head combat. The Miniatures Handbook is the newest accessory for players who want to add depth and dimension to their roleplaying game or their miniatures experience. As with other D&D accessories, this title contains new feats, spells, magic items, and prestige classes, and is one of the few titles that adds new base classes to the D&D realm. In addition to these features, this handbook gives expanded rules for three-dimensional, head-to-head miniatures play for both skirmish and mass battle conflicts and is instantly usable with the new D&D miniatures product line. There are new monsters presented with both full D&D and head-to-head statistics, and the book provides competitive scenarios for engaging miniatures combat.
As with other D&D accessories, this title contains new feats, spells, magic items, and prestige classes, and is one of the few titles that adds new base classes to the D&D realm.
Cries of battle fill the air!
The Miniatures Handbook gives you expanded rules for regular Dungeons & Dragons game play as well as guidelines for skirmishes and mass combats.
Included are new base classes, new prestige classes, 30 new feats, more than 65 new spells, new magic items, and weapon special abilities. Also, there are more than 35 new monsters, including formidable aspects of deities and archfiends.
Expand your battlefield with complete rules for skirmishes, squad-based fights, and even mass battles. There are also mechanics for random dungeons and rules for miniatures battle campaigns.
To use this supplement, a Dungeon Master also needs the Player's Handbook, Dungeon Master's Guide, and Monster Manual. A player needs only the Player's Handbook.
About the Author
Jonathan Tweet is best known for his work on the most recent edition of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game, including co-authoring the Player's Handbook. He also helped develop the new D&D miniatures product line.
Bruce R. Cordell, an Origins award-winning author, has written over a dozen products, including Return to the Tomb of Horrors, The Sunless Citadel, and the Epic Level Handbook.