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10 Key Facts About Dark Sun That Every Player Should Know

Embarking on an adventure in the desert world of Dark Sun can be a thrilling experience for any Dungeons & Dragons player. To navigate the challenging terrain of Athas, here are ten key facts about Dark Sun that every player should know.

Defiling, a History and a Look Ahead

Defiling is arguably the most unique and recognizable aspect of the Dark Sun Campaign Setting. Though the idea of defiling is well ensconced in the mind of players, the concept and rules surrounding it have changed not only between editions, but even within editions. Here we look at defiling through the ages and leap into what we need for the future.