The Prime Material Plane (also called the Material Plane or the Prime) is the central plane of existence in the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. In the standard cosmology of the Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying game, the planes of existence are alternate dimensions. Dungeons & Dragons (abbreviated as D&D or DnD) is a Fantasy Role-playing game (RPG originally designed by A role-playing game ( RPG; often roleplaying game) is a Game in which the participants assume the roles of Fictional characters. The Prime is the plane most similar to Earth, with the same basic physical laws and features, and has no direct connection with any other planes except via magic portals or spells. EARTH was a short-lived Japanese vocal trio which released 6 singles and 1 album between 2000 and 2001 Physics (Greek Physis - φύσις in everyday terms is the Science of Matter and its motion. Magic, sometimes known as sorcery, is a Conceptual system that asserts human ability to control the natural world (including events objects people and A portal in fiction is a Magical or technological doorway that connects two distant locations Some Role-playing games or game systems can include a set of rules that are used to portray magic in the Paranormal sense The Prime Material Plane is the primary location of most Dungeons & Dragons campaign settings, with the exceptions of Ravenloft and Planescape. A campaign setting is usually a Fictional world which serves as a setting for a Role-playing game or Wargame campaign Ravenloft is a Campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying game. Planescape is a Campaign setting
The inhabitants of each Material Plane always refer to their own plane as the Prime Material Plane.
In the cosmology shared by the Planescape and Spelljammer settings, there is only one Prime Material Plane, which contains many different worlds. Planescape is a Campaign setting Spelljammer (1989 is a In other cosmologes, such as that used by the Manual of the Planes, there are numerous different Material Planes. The Manual of the Planes is a manual for the Dungeons and Dragons Role-playing game. (The Third Edition Manual of the Planes refers exclusively to the "Material Plane" rather than the "Prime Material Plane". )
In the Planescape campaign setting, those persons coming to the extraplanar city of Sigil from the Prime are referred to as "primes" themselves. Sigil (pronounced /'sɪgɪl/ is a fictional City-state and the supposed center of the multiverse in the "Primes" are often treated as clueless inferiors by the planar elitists who dwell in Sigil and other planes.
Some Prime Material Planes include:
- Athas (Dark Sun)
- Aebrynis (Birthright)
- Toril (Forgotten Realms, Kara-Tur, Al-Qadim, Maztica)
- Krynn (Dragonlance)
- "The Known World" (Mystara, The Savage Coast, Hollow World)
- Oerth (Greyhawk)
- Nehwon (Lankhmar)
- Ningen-do (AKA: The physical world) (Oriental Adventures)
- The "world": (Council of Wyrms)
- Rokugan (Third Edition Oriental Adventures)
- Earth, from most d20 Modern Settings. Dark Sun is a Dungeons & Dragons Campaign setting featuring the fictional desert world of Athas. Dark Sun is a Dungeons & Dragons Campaign setting featuring the fictional desert world of Athas. Birthright is a Dungeons & Dragons Campaign setting based on the world of Aebrynis on the continent of Cerilia Eberron is a Campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons Role-playing game, set in a period after a vast destructive war on the continent of The Forgotten Realms is a Campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D Fantasy Role-playing game, created by The Forgotten Realms is a Campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D Fantasy Role-playing game, created by Al-Qadim is an Arabian Nights -themed Campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons Role-playing game. Krynn is the Fictional world of the Dragonlance setting Creation Takhisis, the head god of evil duped her brothers into condoning Dragonlance is an immense series of Fantasy Novels, with over 190 novels printed and is accompanied by a supplemental Campaign Mystara is a Campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons Role playing game. The Savage Coast is part of the Mystara Campaign Setting for Dungeons & Dragons and was later spun-off into The Hollow World is a sub-setting for the Mystara campaign world in the Dungeons & Dragons Role-playing game. In the Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying game, Oerth, pronounced as "Earth" is the name of the Fictional planet on which one Greyhawk, also known as the World Nehwon is the fictional world created by Fritz Leiber in which his heroes Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, adventure Lankhmar is a Fictional city in the Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser stories by Fritz Leiber. Oriental Adventures is the title shared by two Hardback rulebooks published for different versions of the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D Fantasy Council of Wyrms is a Dungeons and Dragons boxed set that includes rules for playing dragon, half dragon and dragon servant characters. Rokugan is the Fictional Empire which is the main power in the Legend of the Five Rings setting the basis for the Legend of the Five Rings Collectible Oriental Adventures is the title shared by two Hardback rulebooks published for different versions of the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D Fantasy EARTH was a short-lived Japanese vocal trio which released 6 singles and 1 album between 2000 and 2001 d20 Modern is a Roleplaying game designed by Bill Slavicsek, Jeff Grubb, Rich Redman, and Charles Ryan. Despite the fact d20 Modern is a separate game from Dungeons and Dragons, two of the settings (Shadow Chasers and Urban Arcana) reference it being connected to the other planes via The Plane of Shadow, resulting in races and items from other settings appearing. Shadow Chasers is a 1985 American Mystery Television series created by Brian Grazer and Kenneth Johnson. Urban Arcana is a Campaign setting for the D20 Modern roleplaying game that builds on a small campaign model included in the original rulebook The Plane of Shadow is a fictional plane of existence in the Dungeons and Dragons role playing game under the standard planar cosmology
- Grubb, Jeff. Jeff Grubb (born August 27, 1957 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania) is an author and game designer Manual of the Planes (TSR, 1987). The Manual of the Planes is a manual for the Dungeons and Dragons Role-playing game. TSR Inc was an American game publishing company most famous for publishing the Dungeons & Dragons Role-playing game. Year 1987 ( MCMLXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar)
- Grubb, Jeff, David Noonan, and Bruce Cordell. Bruce Robert Cordell (born 1968 is an American author of Roleplaying games and Fantasy novels Manual of the Planes (Wizards of the Coast, 2001). The Manual of the Planes is a manual for the Dungeons and Dragons Role-playing game. Wizards of the Coast (often referred to as WotC or simply Wizards) is an American publisher of Games primarily based on Fantasy and Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar.
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