The D&D Essentials Kit is a new introductory box set, complementing the existing Starter Set. Contains everything needed to run your first D&D game with one Dungeon Master and 1-5 players. A newly designed rulebook guides players through character creation, before taking on the Dragon of Icespire Peak adventure. NEW: Introduces a 1-on-1 rule variant, sidekicks, ideal for couples/family who want to play D&D. NEW: Includes a poster map, basic DM screen, reference cards, and an expanded dice set.