Dungeons & Dragons’ extremely anticipated launch of The Deck of Many Issues was delayed in October when writer Wizards of the Coast found defects in early copies despatched to Polygon and different shops for evaluate. A brand new batch of merchandise is being manufactured, the writer introduced on Monday, and the USA’ launch date has been moved to Jan. 5.
“Manufacturing on a brand new spherical of The Deck of Many Issues units has begun,” Wizards stated on the D&D Past message boards. “For U.S. gamers and shops, we count on The Deck of Many Issues set to be in hand beginning January 5. EMEA and APAC will see shipments somewhat later than this; we are going to replace you additional after we can share a extra actual timeline. If manufacturing runs into points that trigger additional delays, we are going to present extra updates as quickly as potential.”
The Deck of Many Issues is a three-part product that features 66 tarot-style playing cards and two hardcover books: The Guide of Many Issues and Card Reference Information. Those that pre-ordered the set already acquired a digital copy of The Guide of Many Issues, however each the playing cards and the Card Reference Information have been in any other case unavailable in any manner. Each are anticipated to reach alongside bodily copies of the core ebook in January, in keeping with Wizards.
Among the many points with our Deck is that one set had playing cards that have been completely different sizes, making shuffling an actual ache.
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So far as the eponymous deck that was acquired by Polygon, one of many decks we acquired contained playing cards that have been each broken and clearly made improper. Whereas some had marks from mishandling or poor manufacturing strategies, others have been merely the improper measurement. We received’t have our full ideas on the ultimate product till after we obtain an up to date pattern for evaluate.