Will I need to pay a subscription?

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    Paul Shirley

    I understand these things, but here's my question: If I have a Master Tier sub, do my players have to have the Hero tier in order to access my purchased content?

    For example: I have purchased the PHB, MM, and DMG, along with a Master subscription tier. I have three players that have joined one of my campaigns. One of those characters is playing a Rogue, and his character uses the Arcane Trickster archetype, which is not present in the Basic Rules. He has a free account, and he has not purchased any of the materials, since I have them on my Master Tier account. However, even though he has joined my campaign, if either of us tries to edit his character to the Arcane Trickster archetype, it only lists Thief as an option in the builder. Shouldn't he be able to access all of my purchased content in the builder as a player in my campaign? Or is it necessary for a player to have at least a Hero tier sub in order to access my materials?

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    CrsAmby

    Hi there Paul!

    No, the other players in your campaign are not required to have a subscription to view your unlocked content. Have you switched the content sharing on within the campaign? There is a toggle that you have to turn on for the content sharing to work. 

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    Kyle Hendrickson

    Just to clear it up, with the subscription I would still need to buy the players hand book to unlock the rest of the players handbook to use? Or is the extra content (players handbook content) included while the subscription is active?

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    CrsAmby

    D&D Beyond subscriptions are intended to enhance a player's use of the toolset. Subscriptions do not add additional digital game content to your account. Unlocking official digital content outside the free Basic Rules/ SRD is done through one-time purchases. 

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    Kyle Hendrickson

    Thank you that confirms it for me ^_^

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    Joshua Shaw

    So even if we own physical copies of the products and have a master tier subscription we have to spend an additional $30 for digital copies of each book we already own in order to fully utilize this site? Meaning I would be paying $72 a year for the subscription $332 for the legendary pack plus the $50 a peice for each physical copy I have comes out to about $1,000 roughly.. Why not have a subscription tier that grants access to content as well? Even select content? This doesn’t seem very consumer friendly of a model.

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