The name “Strahd” is seared into the minds of any Dungeons & Dragons player. It means vampires, it means gothic horror, and it means the iconic Castle Ravenloft. Today, Wizards of the Coast has revealed a return to the classic setting, and io9 has an exclusive look at one of the modules new storytelling mechanics.
In Japan, 1986 was a momentous year for role-playing games.
There’s no question LEGO builder Ivan Angeli is into Dungeons & Dragons and its Forgotten Realms setting. His gigantic, awesome D&D diorama is the proof.
Everybody loves role-playing games (unless you’re irrationally worried about Satan.) Escaping into a fantasy world, surrounded by like-minded nerds, is just the best thing ever. Except when it isn’t, because someone is deciding to be a total Gelatinous Cube. Here are some of your worst RPG horror stories.
As the role-playing game's name hints, dragons abound in the many worlds of D&D, but of course they can't all be red, evil, and hungry for heroes. There are dozens of species with different abilities, agendas, and alignments a wandering adventurer may encounter; these just happen to be the weirdest.
Now that Trent Oster and his team at Beamdog have finished enhancing Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate II, they're moving north up the Sword Coast for an enhanced edition of Icewind Dale, coming later this year to iOS, Android and PC.
In the worlds of D&D, there are countless monsters that terrify the general populace, but only a few truly strike fear into the heart of adventurers. Not because they're so powerful, mind you, but because they're really annoying. Here are a dozen player-tormenting monsters beloved by cruel Dungeons Masters.
IDW revealed the regular and variant covers for Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate #1:
Are you ready to RPG? ARE YOU READY TO RPG?
You might be surprised by how ambitious and detailed framedarchitecture's Civilization V mod is. While other mods only change a few things, his attempts to fully convert the entire game to one of the largest and most famous campaign settings Dungeons & Dragons has to offer: the Forgotten Realms.
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.
I kind of love the PBS Ideas series. It appeals both to my inner nerd (the child who watched Nova and 3-2-1 Contact incessantly many years ago) and to my current internet-based, short-on-time self.
I sat down in Perfect World's E3 demo room on Tuesday unsure what I should expect from Neverwinter. I remember trying Dungeons and Dragons Online back in 2006 when it was new, and I've poked ineffectually at Neverwinter Nights a few times in my life, but neither ever captivated me. I respected those games' goals, but…
In today's 88 percent durable edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Deuxhero wonders why game developers continue to include breakable weapons in their adventure games long after the novelty has worn off.
This isn't the first time Kotaku has posted about Allie Goertz. Recently, even! Last time, it was for singing about D&D. This time? More D&D.
Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale, released this week, provides a fun (if somewhat predictable) dose of RPG action based on D&D 4th edition rules. Team up with friends to save the Dalelands from the Zhentarim threat, and see how many times you laugh out loud at the stilted dialogue.
Goblins all around me, I be hacking them all up, hacking them all up...
Devon Burntwire has, for the last two years, been working on a little project: a custom room, designed solely for games of Dungeons & Dragons. It's now finished, and it's amazing.