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…
Sitting around a table with good friends is the best way to play tabletop RPGs like Dungeons & Dragons, but that’s not always an option. If your friends have moved away, live overseas, or don’t want to brave the traffic, there’s plenty of ways to make game night happen no matter where your group is located.
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,…
Everything is getting uploaded, including stalwart meatspace occupant Dungeons & Dragons. Today, Roll20, an online “virtual tabletop,” announced its new licensing deal with D&D to offer the pen-and-paper RPG’s original content on their digital platform. Although D&D intellectual property is already accessible on…
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.
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.
Eagerly awaited Dungeons & Dragons simulator Sword Coast Legends will be eagerly awaited a bit longer. Its late September PC release has been pushed back to October 20 for extra polish, with console versions set to launch in Q1 2016. Initiative roll failed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.