There’s no doubt about it. D&D has broken into the mainstream, and is having a spot-light moment. Continue reading Nerd Resurgence: D&D Features in New York Times Article
Incredible results for Sweden’s Free League Publishing – who are most known in this House for Tales From the Loop RPG – who launched a Kickstarter campaign for Vaesen: Nordic Horror Roleplaying and had it fully funded in 13 minutes. Continue reading Kickstarter for Nordic Horror Roleplaying Game Vaesen Fully Funds in 13 Minutes
There is a certain ‘feel’ that people will be looking for when they decide to play a tabletop roleplaying game based on the Game of Thrones television series or A Song of Ice and Fire novels. You could easily imagine using a map of Westeros and some lore and plot points from the novels in a generic low-magic fantasy roleplaying game like Dungeons and Dragons. But there is a certain something about that setting that would be missing. Put most simply, players will want to play the ‘game of thrones’. Continue reading Unique Tabletop RPG Mechanics: House Creation in Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying Game
Just a quick note to recommend an excellent D&D resource on the DMs Guild: The Pugilist Class expansion developed by Benjamin Huffman. Continue reading How I Made a Half-Orc MMA Fighter in D&D
I must admit that I ignored the Lost Mine of Phandelver for the longest time, and it was only out of pure snobbery. “I have played D&D for decades,” I told myself, “Why would I demean myself with the purchase of a Starter Set?” The truth is that the Lost Mine adventure is actually really good, surprisingly so, and accomplishes exactly what it sets out to do – introduce new players to the game of D&D through a compelling, diverse experience. Continue reading First Impressions of the Lost Mine of Phandelver
What starts out as an nostalgic story about playing D&D in college becomes a triumphant tale of victory, with a stinger in the tale that hit me right in the feels. I can’t but save this here for future reference.
Incredible story, brilliantly told. (By the way, what’s the twitter equivalent of a page turner?)