Saturday, March 6, 2021

Dungeons & Dragons Announces ‘D&D Live 2019: The Descent’

Image courtesy of ‘D&D Live 2019: The Descent.’

Calling all Dungeons & Dragons fans!

D&D Live 2019: The Descent will be a celebration of the Dungeons & Dragons community as they gather to learn about the latest storyline through an immersive entertainment experience. Following last year’s award-winning Stream of Many Eyes, this year’s D&D event will give fans in Los Angeles the chance to play through an epic adventure designed to plunge players into a captivating story. The three-day extravaganza will include a sneak-peak at upcoming products, signings with D&D luminaries, musical performances, unique giveaways, tons of amazing cosplay and of course a whole bunch of twenty-sided dice-rolling critical hits!

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Fans around the world can tune in to the D&D Twitch channel starting at 4:00pm PT on Friday, May 17 to watch D&D Live 2019: The Descent for new product unveils. Also, a cast of all-stars that includes Matthew Lillard, Mica Burton, Dungeon Masters Chris Perkins and Kate Welch, will be playing Dungeons & Dragons live.

In addition to the main channel, D&D community YouTubers, streamers, podcasters and other D&D personalities have been invited to share their original content from four mini-studios on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19.

A rock concert celebration featuring and directed by Chris Funk from the Decemberists will close out the weekend on Sunday, May 19 at 6 p.m. PT live on Twitch.

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A limited number of 3-day badges for D&D Live 2019: The Descent will go on sale for $300 on April 9 at 10 a.m. PT. Here’s everything you get with a 3-day badge:

  • Witness the unveiling of the new D&D storyline on Friday evening, live from the studio audience
  • Play a 3-hour session of a D&D Adventurers League Epic previewing elements from the new storyline on Saturday or Sunday
  • Grab a D&D swag bag including merch from D&D partners and an advance copy of Ghosts of Saltmarsh
  • Watch D&D played live by the biggest D&D personalities in the studio audience on Friday and Saturday nights
  • Mingle with D&D partners & other characters in the story-themed marketplace area & participate in the cosplay storyline interspersed throughout the event
  • Catch the live music performance celebrating D&D from artists assembled by Chris Funk on Sunday night to close out D&D Live 2019: The Descent

Download wallpaper of the art for The Descent created by Fiona Staples (Saga) here!

For more information including details on D&D partners, luminaries, and performers coming to D&D Live 2019: The Descent visit their site here.

More details on additional guests and D&D groups will be coming soon!

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