​The 20 Most WTF Magical Items in Dungeons & Dragons

Every Dungeons & Dragons character seeks magical items for their abilities. But some wizards aren't interested in making powerful relics; they're interested in making nonsense, because they're crazy, or things that will screw your character over, because they're jerks. The result? These ridiculous artifacts from D&D's… » 6/26/14 2:12pm 6/26/14 2:12pm

The New D&D Adventures Will Include All the Dragons

This summer's Dungeons & Dragons relaunch includes a set of adventures focused on the rise of the dragon goddess Tiamat, designed by Wolfgang Baur and Steve Winter of Kobold Press. In this interview, they told us about adventure design and the joys of writing for a game system while it's still in development.
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​David A. Trampier, Iconic Artist of Early D&D, Passed Away This Week

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… » 3/28/14 6:00pm 3/28/14 6:00pm

​The 24 Most Embarrassing Dungeons & Dragons Character Classes

Fighters. Mages. Priests. Rogues. These are the primary four character classes in Dungeons & Dragons, and they have served the role-playing game well for over 30 years. But there are many others in addition to these — some awesome, some weird, and some just ridiculous. Here are 24 real D&D specialty classes that… » 2/17/14 4:57pm 2/17/14 4:57pm

D&D's First Official iPad Game Is Lords Of Waterdeep

Wizards of the Coast has really been on top of Dungeons & Dragons' digital initiative lately. We've seen the launch of the MMO Neverwinter, the first official mobile game in DeNA's Arena of War, and now they're teaming up with card and board game masters Playdek to bring the award-winning Lords of Waterdeep to iPad. » 8/15/13 6:30pm 8/15/13 6:30pm

Dungeons & Dragons Didn't Just Change Video Games, It Changed The World

Even if you've never actually played it, Dungeons & Dragons will have played some role in your gaming life. As is said in the clip above, if you've played Skyrim, or World of Warcraft, or any other RPG (or even game with RPG tendencies), you're simply playing a modern interpretation of a basic set of rules first… » 9/11/12 12:30am 9/11/12 12:30am