The first Dungeons & Dragons game was played back when Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson chose to personalize the massive battles of their fantasy wargames with the exploits of individual heroes. This inspiration became the first fantasy roleplaying game, in which players are characters in an ongoing fantasy story. This new kind of game has become immensely popular over the years, and D&D has grown to include many new ways to vividly experience worlds of heroic fantasy.

The core of D&D is storytelling. You and your friends tell a story together, guiding your heroes through quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue, and much more. You can also explore the world of Dungeons & Dragons through any of the novels written by its fantasy authors, as well as engaging board games and immersive video games. All of these stories are part of D&D.

The Kraken's Shell

The Krakens Shell is a community of players using 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons to explore a Massive Persistent Fantasy World together. Our games are run at Boss Minis in weymouth on Tuesdays. We have a daytime session from 1pm to 5pm and an evening session from 6pm to 10pm. Typically there are 3 tables with up to 8 players, and these change every week so you will get to know many many characters from the world.


For more information on joining our DND group that is over 50 strong, visit