By - February 1, 2008 - 22 Comments

Win the D&D 4th edition core rulebooks

What’s this contest all about?

Dungeon Mastering’s slogan has always been “Thoughts and Tools for your D&D life” – and over the months it has matured into something that really matches the slogan. It’s now a little less DM-centric and I was looking for a way to get the attention of D&D players and casual hobbyists.

The winner of the “D&D4E – Subscribe and Win” will get all three 4th edition core rulebooks when they are published. It is my way of saying that this website is for everyone – not just DMs but also players and monsters!

How do I enter?

Edit: The contest is now open to anyone in any country.

If you subscribe to Dungeon Mastering by e-mail (it’s free), you automatically enter the contest and I’ll send the winner a D&D4E core rulebook gift set when it’s released (scheduled for June 2008). Subscribe by using the form in the upper-right hand corner of any Dungeon Mastering webpage or by using the form below:

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Feel free to read the complete contest rules.

What’s this subscription?

To enter you need to subscribe to the Dungeon Mastering RSS feed by e-mail. You’ll receive all Dungeon Mastering articles in your inbox. That’s about 5 articles a week, including the very popular Monday Morning Speedlinking and Sunday Morning Quiz articles.

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  1. erekibeon says:

    Awww… We the european bunch that follow your blog are out of the contest.

    Sigh.

  2. Bob says:

    5 months of e-mails! you are evil, especially since those of us you read your site through RSS regularly are just signing up in double for the e-mails. But for free books, can’t complain!

    Although… I kinda wish I didn’t have to fill up my inbox with the news that I read in my feed reader already…
    (I prefer to read everything in google reader, E-mail is for business!)

  3. gnome says:

    Great idea for a compo and actually made me notice the email subscription thingy… How handy!

  4. Asmor says:

    Could I convince you to move the drawing up to at least a few days before the books are released? I’m sure many people, like myself, have already pre-ordered them. That would give the winner a chance to cancel their pre-order.

  5. Showstoppa says:

    Too bad about the European thing though…

  6. argokirby says:

    I am assuming that if we are already signed up we are entered int he contest. I tried to re-sign up and it said I couldn’t cus I was already in.

  7. Yax says:

    @argokirby:

    If you are already a subscriber you don’t need to subscribe again.

    @non-us readers:

    I’ll look at the shipping and probably will change the rules.

    @rss readers:

    I have another contest for rss readers that’s going to kick off in march. Same prize so don’t feel left out if you don’t want the email subscription.

  8. Yax says:

    All right, I officially opened the contest to anyone and everyone, no matter what country.

    I also moved up the random winner drawing date so that the eventual winner has a chance to cancel an eventual preorder.

    Good luck!

  9. niggle says:

    My group and I have been thinking of just sticking to playing 3.5 because of all the material we have bought for it so far. But hey if I end up winning them for free no reason not to play 4th edition. thanks for the chance :)

  10. Showstoppa says:

    Great job,Yax,here’s to you!

  11. Adalore says:

    ooooohh… I wounder how many people are in the contest…
    :)

  12. Yax says:

    You can see the number of rss subscriber at the top of the screen, over the subcription form. Not all subscriber have an e-mail subscription. But it gives you a ballpark figure.

  13. Adalore says:

    Aha. Well it’s better odds then sweep stakes that big names open up some times. :p

  14. Graham says:

    Well, there we go.

    I’ll definitely be an early adopter anyways, but not necessarily right at release. I’ve got to finish my current game first, after all.

    In any case, a draw a week or so before the release would be nice, for sure.

  15. Johnn says:

    Yax, when is the entry deadline? Idea: add another subscribe box at the end of the comments – it kinda gets lost mid-page now.

  16. Ben says:

    I have officially entered! What a great idea to lure new readers to your site!

  17. Thoth says:

    Great idea. I am an old hat at this gaming business. Spent a few years in BC gaming with an old friend of Johnn’s. Found out about this from the Roleplaying Tips Weekly newsletter. Been a subscriber since the early days. Keep up the good work!

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