Sword Coast Legends Lets Dungeon Masters Screw With Players In Real Time

What D&D Is Bringing To The CRPG Party

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. » 3/22/15 11:21am 3/22/15 11:21am

The Triumphant Return Of Dungeons & Dragons' Most Famous Hamster

Whenever I think of BioWare's Baldur's Gate series, one line of dialogue springs immediately to mind: "Go for the eyes, Boo!" We might soon hear those words again, as Minsc and Boo will play a big role in Neverwinter's Elemental Evil expansion when it launches for PC March 17. » 2/18/15 12:15pm 2/18/15 12:15pm

Dungeons & Dragons Brings Fresh Elemental Evil To MMO And Tabletop

Considered by many to be the greatest D&D adventure of all-time, "The Temple of Elemental Evil" gets a major nod this March when the latest storyline, simply titled "Elemental Evil", hits the MMO Neverwinter, the tabletop game and beyond. » 1/20/15 12:00pm 1/20/15 12:00pm

Let The Internet Create The Ultimate D&D Character

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. » 1/11/15 7:30pm 1/11/15 7:30pm

​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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Everything You Need to Know About the Dungeons & Dragons Relaunch

After a two-year development process, Wizards of the Coast has finally announced release dates for the new edition of Dungeons & Dragons. Don your scale mail +1 and memorize your Magic Missile spells — it's going to be a fun summer. Here's what you need to know to get ready. » 5/19/14 9:16pm 5/19/14 9:16pm

​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

How We Won the War on Dungeons & Dragons

Thirty years ago, a war raged between the dorks who played Dungeons & Dragons, and the conservative parent groups who believed that gaming was debauched at best and Satanic at worst. Lives were ruined. People died. And now that war is over. I still can't believe we won. » 3/26/14 8:52pm 3/26/14 8:52pm

Ice-T Doesn't Actually Hate D&D

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." » 2/18/14 12:30pm 2/18/14 12:30pm

​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

Ice-T Accidentally Recorded A Dungeons & Dragons Audiobook

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". » 2/05/14 10:00pm 2/05/14 10:00pm

A Thousand Years Of Neverwinter Lore In One Minute

With hundreds of thousands of pen-and=paper adventurers adding their personal stories to the streets of D&D's Neverwinter over the years, the Lore in a Minute folks wisely stick to bullet points in prepping gamers for the free-to-play MMO. » 12/17/13 8:30pm 12/17/13 8:30pm

How To Bring An Award-Winning D&D Board Game To The iPad

Back in August, mobile board and card game experts Playdek announced they'd be bringing Wizards of the Coast's award-winning Dungeons & Dragons-based board game Lords of Waterdeep to iOS. It's coming out later this month, and this is how it plays. » 11/06/13 5:00pm 11/06/13 5:00pm

When Hipsters Ruin A Dungeons & Dragons Game

Zero Charisma is an upcoming movie about a bunch of D&D-playing friends who recruit a new player to their game. A man who cares about his jeans, and brings beer. » 10/04/13 3:00am 10/04/13 3:00am

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

Capcom's Two Classic Arcade Titles, Reborn on Modern Consoles

The sleek side-scrolling action-RPG you can see above is Capcom's Chronicles of Mystara, an updated re-release and bundle of two of their older arcade games, Tower of Doom and Shadow over Mystara. » 6/19/13 6:00am 6/19/13 6:00am

One of Japan’s Greatest Arcade Brawlers Gets a $120 Special Edition

Back in March at PAX East, Capcom announced the re-release of two of the greatest arcade brawlers of all time—Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom and Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow over Mystara—in the Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara collection. » 5/28/13 6:00am 5/28/13 6:00am

Here's The First-Ever Official Mobile Dungeons & Dragons Game

Has there really never been an official Dungeons & Dragons mobile game? No? Well then I am sure it pleases Dungeons & Dragons: Arena of War to be the first. It's coming soon to Android and iOS, and I'm not telling you where from because it'll only make some of you angry. » 5/23/13 5:00pm 5/23/13 5:00pm