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D&D at San Diego Comic-Con

From the San Diego Comic-Con website:

The big event is coming! Comic-Con International rolls into the San Diego Convention Center July 21-24, with Preview Night on July 20!

The following gaming events take place at the Marriott Marquis and Marina (Ballroom E):

D&D Events at San Diego Comic Con
Event Runs Description
Learn-to-Play D&D Thursday: 11AM, 2PM, 4PM, 7PM, 9PM

Friday-Saturday: 9AM, 11AM, 2PM, 4PM, 7PM, 9PM

Sunday: 9AM, 11AM, 2PM
Want to learn how to play D&D 4th Edition? We’ll teach you all the basics, and send you out on your first adventure! Everything is provided for you, and you can even keep your character.

Length: 2 hours
D&D Convention Delve:
Lair of the Dread Witch
Runs all weekend long In the deep forest, a place of dark power lies, its corruptive influence seeping into the lands beyond its borders. Can you contain the threat of the Dread Witch, and stop her rituals before all falls into darkness? A 1st-level D&D convention delve with characters provided. Play as often as you like and earn tokens that can be redeemed for prizes! 1 hour per adventure.

Length: 1 hour
D&D Community Campaign: Living Forgotten Realms Runs all weekend long; battle interactive Saturday 2 PM Experience the most popular shared-world campaign anywhere with Living Forgotten Realms. An ongoing D&D 4th Edition campaign that features dozens of adventures each year, play any adventure in our library, or test your mettle in the battle interactive From Dawn Till Dusk on Saturday at 2 PM. For more information on the campaign and character creation rules, visit

Length: 4 hours
D&D DM’s Challenge:
Nentir Threats
Friday: 7PM A variety of fearsome foes and meddlesome monsters threaten the frontier lands of the Nentir Vale, and you can take them on! The DM’s Challenge is a special one-time event running only at Comic-Con International! DMs bring their best and most dangerous 5th-level adventure spotlighting some of the nasty new creatures in Monster Vault: Threats to the Nentir Vale for you to conquer; rate your play experience to determine the best adventure of the evening! 5th-level characters are provided.

Length: 4-5 hours
D&D Adventure Board Game Challenge Thursday: 11AM, 2PM, 4PM, 7PM, 9PM

Friday: 2PM, 4PM

Saturday: 2PM, 4PM

Sunday: 2PM
Want to play a D&D game without a DM? Like cooperative games? Come take the challenge of the D&D Adventure Games. Pick either Castle Ravenloft or Wrath of Ashardalon, and see if your team can get a high score! Best scores of the weekend receive prizes!

Length: 2 hours
Learn-to-Play Conquest of Nerath Board Game Thursday: 7PM, 9PM

Friday-Saturday: 9AM, 11AM, 2PM, 4PM, 7PM, 9PM

Sunday: 9AM, 11AM
Want to learn how to play our newest D&D board game before joining the tournament. Take on up to 3 other players for control of the lands of Nerath with a GM there to guide you.

Length: 2 hours
Conquest of Nerath Board Game Tournament Friday: 7PM
(Round 1 – Qualifying)

Saturday: 7PM
(Round 2 – Finals)
Try out the newest D&D board game as you take on up to 3 other players for control of the lands of Nerath! Play one of four factions, and if you defeat your opponents, you can advance to the final round to determine the Conqueror of Nerath and to win a prize!

Length: 4 hours

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