What is needed to play D&D and where can I get them?
How do i play D&D?
Other facts about D&D
Tips for playing D&D
How can I save money on supplies for D&D?
Map: Use a large, white wipe board with a ruler to measure distances for movement rates, and some different coloured markers to distinguish altitude. You could also use this - Blank Hexagon Map - You can laminate this and write on it with water soluble markers.
Miniatures: Use ' War Hammer ' miniatures, they are much less expensive, in greater numbers and easier to find.
Try to find copies of them on the internet. Otherwise, there's no way around
having to buy them.
Get the ugly coloured ones that don't come in packages.