“I almost cried about it two nights ago,” said Baron de Ropp, who is 36 and lives in Tennessee.
While some adventures are written by D&D itself, many others are written by individual “dungeon masters”.
“Many people are simply leaving the game altogether,” said William Earl, a 28-year-old YouTuber whose videos largely focus on D&D culture.
He said he had cancelled his subscription to D&D Beyond, Hasbro’s digital game companion, and would never buy another WoTC product.
More than 66,000 fans signed an open letter addressed to Hasbro, D&D Beyond, and WoTC, expressing disgust at the proposed changes.
While fans were still digesting Hasbro’s content restrictions, they were hit with news that D&D is headed into the mainstream.
For De Ropp, D&D media shouldn’t take itself too seriously or follow the tone of a moody Marvel-esque blockbuster. »