So far, D&D Reader offers threeD&Dcore rulebooks in it, with free content like theComplete Basic Rulesand a few sections of thePlayer’s Handbook,Monster ManualandDungeon Master’s Guide. Other sections, as well as two adventures, will cost you, with prices ranging from $3 for a chapter in one of the volumes to $25 for full adventure modules. You can also just purchase entire books outright for $30 each, which is about thegoing ratefor the paper copies.
The app lets you search your library ofD&Dbooks, too, plus it has a Favorites menu that you can use to keep track of those pages you access often. It should work on all iOS devices and Android gadgets with 4.4 and up, though the publisher says it will still work on Android 4.0, though it’s not officially supported.
D&D’s publisher,Wizards of the Coast, has been pushing into the digital realm of late, with new tools likeD&D Beyond to help novices and veterans alike rid themselves of reams of paper needed to keep track of all the moving parts. The company has also been pushing into the Twitch scene, too, with channels likeDice, Camera, Action,Maze Arcana, Geek & Sundry’sCritical Role, and the DM-focusedDragon+helping to demystify the game for new players.