Dungeons & Dragons’ ranger class received a buff yesterday. For over a year, players have expressed dissatisfaction with rangers’ high-level play, inspiring publisher Wizards of the Coast to revise the class’s features. “Favored enemy” and terrain navigation are now more effective. Here are all of the changes, which…
Yesterday, Wizards of the Coast released their latest Dungeons & Dragons adventure for 5th edition: Storm King’s Thunder. In it, players seek out the storm giant King Hekaton, who until recently was keeping the hill giants in check. Now, they run wild, causing mayhem across the land:
Game Masters can be nit-picky sticklers with wands up their butts. It’s a respectable mode for navigating the endless charts and dice rolls and idiosyncratic mechanics of tabletop RPGs. Seriously, I respect you, stickler GMs. Without you, I wouldn’t know the difficulty class for reaching across the table and grabbing…
Suddenly a nice table and some beers just doesn’t seem good enough.
Dungeons & Dragons has opened the gates to its ivory tower. Earlier this year, the behemoth role-playing game franchise announced the launch of its Dungeon Masters Guild, a platform for players to publish lore, maps, character designs and adventures based on Dungeons & Dragons intellectual property. In the process,…
Remember a couple of weeks ago, when I asked you for your favorite tabletop memories? Just as I predicted, one post wasn’t enough to list all of my favorites, so I wrote another.
I asked you for your best, and holy crap, you delivered. Videos, quotes, stories—you provided them all, and I got to read hundred of submissions.
As the pantheon-blessed people at Out of Context D&D Quotes have shown us, moments from tabletop campaigns can be inspiring, poignant and weird. Mostly really, really weird.
It’s an election year, which means there’s been a lot of Bad Twitter. Shining like a light in the darkness, though, is the only political account I’m going to follow in 2016: Dungeons And Donalds.
In Japan, 1986 was a momentous year for role-playing games.
So awpluke and some friends thought they’d spice their D&D game up by replacing a table with a flipped-over 50” TV. Then putting Skyrim on that TV.
Wizards of the Coast is calling the next big global Dungeons & Dragons storyline “Rage of Demons,” but the theme running through D&D tabletop, board and video games later this year is a dark elf wielding a pair of scimitars and his pet panther.
Last week the developers of Sword Coast Legends demonstrated how players delve the upcoming CRPG's dungeons. Now take a look at the tools Dungeon Masters can use to make their players' lives hell.
We're in the middle of an incredibly welcome computer role-playing game resurgence, so it's only fair the key inspiration for the genre chime in. Check out the first single-player campaign gameplay from Sword Coast Legends.
If you find that creating your role-playing character's backstory a little rough (thanks to your sense of imagination being dulled to a smooth sheen), the internet — as always — is here to help.
Snake has a new best friend in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. And thus was Call of Duty Dog completely forgotten.
Are you ready to RPG? ARE YOU READY TO RPG?
Anyone who grew up playing the beloved editions of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons will remember the detailed medieval fantasy artwork that made the role-playing games creatures and characters come to life. Artist David A. Trampier was the man who drew those illustrations. An Illinois newspaper is reporting that he passed…
After his comments about recording a D&D audiobook, you may be under the impression that Ice-T thinks the venerable role-playing universe is whack. Nah, that'd be dead wrong. In fact, the rap legend says "that s**t sounds dope to me."
So rap legend-turned TV star Ice-T recently turned up for an audiobook gig, without being told what the book actually was. "They didn't tell me this was a motherfuckin' Dungeons & Dragons book".