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Dark Alliance - New DandD Action RPG Announced

Discussion in 'Game/SP News & Comments' started by RPGWatch, Dec 13, 2019.

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    [​IMG]@VentureBeat Dark Alliance is a D&D action RPG announced at the Game Awards.

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    It's curious why Tuque and Wizards picked Icewind Dale for the setting of this action-RPG. In Salvatore's latest novel, Boundless, Drizzt found himself in a desperate flight against demons and abyssal constructs as his friends once again faced danger at the hands of those seeking power and the death of the renegade drow to appease the evil god Lloth.

    Being set so far in the past, I wondered if this signified Wizards of the Coast's newfound interest in telling stories set in any period of the Forgotten Realms, not just the current timeline.

    "Dark Alliance is intended to appeal to existing D&D fans who already know and love Drizzt and the companions, but it's also meant to attract new D&D fans through a different platform and style of gameplay. It made more sense to start earlier in the Legend of Drizzt as an entry point for the newer fans," said Nathan Steward, the vice president for Dungeons & Dragons for Wizards of the Coast, over email. "For people who know and love R.A. Salvatore's work, it gives a new adventure for the companions set in between his novels.

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