"Laws and rules must be observed at all times. Even by kings. For if a realm is a bright-armored knight, every rule broken is a piece torn away from his armor that a traitor's blade can thrust through later, with its wielder crying, 'But in days gone by, so-and-so set aside this rule, why then cannot I?' "
Vangerdahast Aeiulvana, on the laws of Cormyr

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  • We've got movie sign! Again! The Dungeons & Dragons movie is confirmed to be set in the Forgotten Realms, rumors of the story are going around, and studio and location filming has started in Northern Ireland and England, and the first photos of actors in costume are out! See the above link for all the news, details, rumors and facts so far, with links to articles and sources to see for yourself.

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Ioun stones were rare but renowned magical stones and gems that orbited their owner's heads and bestowed a wide variety of powers and enhancements according to their shape, color, and composition. They could only be crafted by experienced spellcasters well-versed in the creation of magical items. Only certain gems could be used, known collectively as "the nine secrets", though there were at least ten. Some unique ioun stones carried essences and souls from once-living beings, which gave them their power.

They were first created in the year −3462 DR by the precocious young Netherese arcanist Congenio Ioun, marking him as one of the greatest arcanists of his age. By the 14th century, ioun stones were much desired and highly valued, though Congenio Ioun himself had been long-forgotten, with only his name surviving in his creation. Great collections were found in Athalantar, on the Wyvern Crown of Cormyr, and around the head of the mighty lich Larloch, the Shadow King of Warlock's Crypt.

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One-Eyed Jax: A Forgotten Realms Adventure is a short audio story written by by R.A. Salvatore and narrated by Victor Bevine. Published by Audible Originals, it was released on June 3, 2021, exclusively on the Audible streaming app.
Conflicts will be decided with fisticuffs, card games will be played for the highest of stakes, and swords will be flashed in this rollicking Dungeons & Dragons adventure from New York Times best-selling author R. A. Salvatore.
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Sleep Sound is an animated short story by R.A. Salvatore and narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, released on Youtube on May 21, 2021. It presents a sinister lullaby to the infant Drizzt Do'Urden while depicting his early life and adventures.

The web holds you tight...
through Underdark night.
And guardian spiders that tickle you feel...
with gossamer thread weave our goddesses' seal.

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Van Richten's Guide to Ravenloft is a 5th-edition Dungeons & Dragons sourcebook detailing the Domains of Dread for the Ravenloft setting by Wes Schneider, Amanda Hamon, Molly Ostertag, and K. Tempest Bradford. It was released on May 18, 2021.
Explore the horrors of Ravenloft in this campaign sourcebook for the world's greatest roleplaying game. Terror stalks the nightmare realms of Ravenloft. No one knows this better than monster scholar Rudolph Van Richten. To arm a new generation against the creatures of the night, Van Richten has compiled his correspondence and case files into this tome of eerie tales and chilling truths.

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Treasures of the Savage Frontier is a Dungeons and Dragons computer game developed by Stormfront Studios and published by Strategic Simulations, Inc. It is the sequel to the popular Gateway to the Savage Frontier video games, and was the first ever role-playing video game to feature romance with an AI companion.

The players are the famed Heroes of Ascore who recently halted the Zhentarim's plans to conquer the Savage Frontier and the Moonsea. Continuing this journey of heroism, they are called upon to protect ambassadors from the Lords' Alliance. In a turn of events, the Zhentarim and their allies regroup, abduct the ambassadors one by one, and "replace" them. The new "ambassadors" of the Lords' Alliance smear the Heroes of Ascore as traitors, and the party must regain their well-earned name. Treasures of the Savage Frontier sees the party reaching new heights, from freeing the oppressed people of Farr Windward to slaying the great white dragon, Freezefire.

Today in the Realms...

...it is 17 Kythorn, or the 17th of the Time of Flowers. Selûne is a waxing crescent moon 🌒. On this day:

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