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Monster Slayers: The Heroes of Hesiod

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Are you a parent who wants to share the fun of Dungeons & Dragons with your kids, but you’re worried that the rules are too complicated or a standard adventure would tax their attention spans? Are you a teacher or librarian who would like to introduce your students to the game, but you’re reluctant to take on the regular time commitment of a full-blown campaign?

There are a great many reasons to share D&D with kids. Besides being just the kind of imaginative play that kids naturally engage in, Dungeons & Dragons develops an array of essential educational skills, including:

  • Math skills
  • Reading skills
  • Writing skills
  • Cooperation and leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • Creative thinking

We’ve heard from many of you out there that you’ve been wanting to unlock these benefits for your kids, but you feel that they’re not ready for the basic game or you just don’t have the time to run your own campaign. So we put together this variation, based on the new novel for young readers, Monster Slayers by Lukas Ritter. Monster Slayers: The Heroes of Hesiod captures the flavor, fun, and educational benefits of Dungeons & Dragons in a fast-paced, easy-to-learn experience for kids ages six years old and up.

Monster Slayers: The Heroes of Hesiod requires no previous knowledge of Dungeons & Dragons, and all you need to play is included in this adventure, aside from a few dice and pencils (and some friends to play it with). Play time can be as little as fifteen minutes or as long as an hour, depending on how many monsters you run.

Monster Slayers: The Heroes of Hesiod isn’t just for kids. It’s also a fun diversion for experienced players who need their D&D fix but don’t have the time for a full-length game. Or share it with your non-gamer family and friends who claim to be intimidated by the rules of the game. It won’t be long before they’re hooked on the game you love!

 
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February 7th, 2018
Monster Slayers adventures are a fun, easy way to introduce younger folks into the world of RPG and table-top playing. The basic adventure in this module is easy enough for kids to play immediately. Although there are not a lot of spells or specific we [...]
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January 25th, 2016
I took my 6 year old through this as his first taste of RPG, and he had a blast! That said, my 12 year old daughter was listening from the other room, and afterward, she said that she didn't like the idea that you had your characters slaughtering 'anim [...]
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October 24th, 2014
This may be good for little kids, but I doubt it. It's definitely not good for adults; it's too simple, among other things. Also, this game has nothing to do with D&D. [...]
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May 9th, 2014
This is absolutely the WORST possible scenario to introduce kids to role-playing with. The publisher's page states that RPGs teach creativity, problem-solving and cooperation. As a simple statement, I completely agree. That is, IF children ar [...]
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March 5th, 2014
Not only is this fun to play with your kids, I was actually able to give it to my children and they ran their own games with it. It really is a fantastic product. I only wish WoTC would make more of these! [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on December 09, 2013.