New Forgotten Realms hardcover from Wizards of the Coast!
If your players ever asked you what's on the menu at the Yawning Portal, fear not! Now you can answer that question with the latest from Wizards of the Coast!
Penned by the Sage of Shadowdale himself, Elminster's Forgotten Realms gives you a look at the Realms not seen since the days of Volo's Guides! Over one hundred pages gives you an in-depth looks on the varied kingdoms of the Realms. A perfect accompaniment for any Dungeon Master in the Realms, this hardcover will give you all of the details they left out of the rulebook. Immersive details like favored foods and specialities, how to become a titled noble in court, what nations are allied with which, local laws, even local flora! The best part about this book is notes from Ed Greenwood added in—with over thirty years of materials that first came from his home game, his scribbled notes have become the campaign that thousands got their fantasy roleplaying start in! Great no matter what edition of the Realms you're playing in, this will give you the details that you need to make your game one to remember!
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I only flipped through this in the store, so these are only my first impressions, but I thought it somewhat scatter shot, as though they'd printed an early draft based on the outline rather than a finished book. There's a lot of information here, but it didn't seem well organized.