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D&D’s ‘Solasta Crown of the Magister’ Gets New “Palace of Ice” DLC, Adds Tieflings & More

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Mar 13 2023

Solasta: Crown of the Magister gets an explosive new expansion that adds gnomes, tieflings, and a high-level campaign in Palace of Ice.

When Solasta: Crown of the Magister came out at the tail end of 2020, it quietly became a sleeper hit for 5E. It was, and remains, hands-down the most authentic 5E experience there is. Baldur’s Gate 3 for all its bells, whistles, and budget, deviated from the tabletop ruleset. But Solasta, which is built using the 5.1 SRD as its backbone, digs in and doubles down. Movement is on a grid.

Characters have reactions, be they opportunity attacks or otherwise. And the whole thing is a surprisingly thorough adaptation of the 5th Edition SRD into an isometric RPG video game.

You can read more about it in our review right here. Suffice it to say, if you haven’t played it, you’d be doing yourself a favor by grabbing it now.

This past weekend, Tactical Adventures announced a brand new expansion for Crown of the Magister: the new Palace of Ice DLC. Incorporated in the new patch are several features fans of D&D have been clamoring for out of a D&D video game: high-level adventures. And alongside them, gnomes and tieflings.

All of which awaits in the Palace of Ice.

Solasta: Palace of Ice – High-Level Campaign, Epic Conclusion

As Caer Cyflen rejoice over the Soraks’ defeat in the Badlands, the Snow Alliance cries for help. With the Kingdom of Gallivan suddenly declaring war on their neighbours, there is little doubt that these insidious creatures have agents everywhere – and that they always had contingency plans well prepared.


The Palace of Ice DLC is a high-level 10 to 16 campaign that will take your party into the frozen lands of the Snow Alliance. The allies of Caer Cyflen need your help now more than ever, for Soraks are not the only foes that have been sighted lately. Other ancestral creatures have joined the battle, and there is little hope for victory without experienced adventurers to face them.

Palace of Ice bills itself as the epic conclusion to the campaign started in Crown of the Magister. Now it’ll take your characters from the end of Crown of the Magister and opens up the doors to higher-level character shenanigans. The new DLC raises the level cap to 16, which takes you almost all the way through D&D.

And, just like the other two official adventures in the Solasta series, Palace of Ice can be tackled cooperatively as well.

But it’s not just an exciting new campaign, there are plenty of new tools for DMs to play with. Including an expansive new world map system, allowing homebrewing DMs to get in there and create their own world map, complete with locations you can travel to and spice up with random encounters along the way:

  • Four new environments:

    Mountain Caves (indoor), Dwarven City (indoor), Dwarven Settlement (outdoor), Snowy Hills (outdoor)

  • New monsters:

    Monsters from Palace of Ice will be available to use in the Dungeon Maker

  • [FREE] New World Map System:

    Place your locations on one of the three existing World Maps (Crown of the Magister, Lost Valley & Palace of Ice), link them together, and add some spice with Random Encounters during travel!

  • [FREE] New NPC Follower System:

    Create follower NPCs who can join the party (controllable) to give them a hand during combat!

‘Solasta: Palace of Ice’ launches May 2023


Author: J.R. Zambrano
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