“We go in the mental frame of adventure, aggressiveness, zeal. Thus does fear vanish and the ghosts become creatures of mind-weft; thus does our elan burst the under-earth terror.” – Dying Earth
This is Demon Idol, a site dedicated to helping gamers learn, play, and master Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (AD&D), the legendary adventure game of swords & sorcery.
You might have heard that AD&D is impossible to understand, that it's a broken game, or that no one actually plays by the rules. In reality, anyone can learn AD&D and play some of the best Dungeons & Dragons of their life.
In the years since the renaissance of old-school D&D, and especially in recent years, focus has been on Basic D&D, “rules-lites”, and “rulings before rules” gameplay. AD&D offers something different.
This is a brand new project just started in September 2023! Check back regularly as we translate our group's campaign doc and tools over to this site.