Once upon a time, I was a wizard named Gandalf. It is an unimaginative moniker, admittedly, but it came from a tween who just finished reading the Lord of the Rings trilogy. As Gandalf, I knew a few common spells, for protection and attack, and could speak dwarvish. I declared my alignment to be Lawful Good,…
Hurricane Irma’s violent and selective deforestation of the woods surrounding my Atlanta-area home has left me without power for over 36 hours. One of the few saving graces has been knowing that once I got back to the new Dungeons & Dragons idle clicker, I’d have billions of gold waiting.
Last year the company responsible for D&D, Magic: The Gathering, My Little Pony and Transformers announced Hascon, a three-day fan celebration of the stuff it makes. Tickets for the Providence, Rhode Island show are now on sale, with adult three-day passes ranging from $165 to $600. Wow.
After a series of closed-door meetings, rejected promises, and thinly veiled threats from President Donald Trump, Republicans finally pulled the American Health Care Act before taking a vote on Friday. This was met with laughter by many, and a few tears by others. But the best reaction came from #GOPDnD, which ended…
Playing tabletop RPGs like Dungeons and Dragons or Pathfinder thankfully doesn’t carry the same stigma it once did. That’s great because as this TEDx talk explains, the game can do a lot to help you in real life.
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.
LEGO Library of the Undead. Awesome dungeon-style build by Deus Otlosus, that looks like an intense encounter straight from a classic RPG.
There’s now a d120 out there, made by the folks over at The Dice Lab, and while it’d be interesting to see what it could be used for during an RPG session, it certainly looks like a fun gimmick.
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.