Dungeons and Dragons

Dungeons and Dragons

'Monstrous Races' Allows You to Play D&D as an Owlbear

Tyler Kamstra’s “Monstrous Races” offers guidelines for playing as species that are far from humanoids.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.9.18
Postscript

Some Villains Don't Deserve Sympathy

Mind flayers are a good enemy, but empathizing with them is moral quicksand.
Cameron Kunzelman
12.15.17
Postscript

'Stranger Things' Is Imprisoned by the Nostalgia That Inspired It

As the show's conceit falls apart, the second season's monster has become a self-portrait.
Cameron Kunzelman
11.3.17
Lords of Waterdeep

'Lords of Waterdeep' Is a Great Board Game Adaptation but a Bad Teacher

The game you know and love, but only if you know it enough to love it in the first place.
Rob Zacny
9.5.17
Dungeons and Dragons

These Videos Help You Go Inside the Creative Mind of a D&D Dungeon Master

Jorphdan has been doing insightful post-play video diaries for his D&D campaign.
Cameron Kunzelman
8.30.17
At Play in the Carceral State

Interactive Fiction's Favorite Setting Is the Dungeon of the Mind

How the genre's earliest influences and limitations created a tradition of metaphorical imprisonment.
Bruno Dias
7.26.17
At Play in the Carceral State

How Inmates Play Tabletop RPGs in Prisons Where Dice Are Contraband

In correctional facilities across America, inmates cluster around tables in the common room to play games like Dungeons & Dragons. And they do it without dice.
Elisabeth de Kleer
7.25.17
At Play in the Carceral State

Dragons in the Department of Corrections

Inmates at a Colorado's maximum security prison use 'Dungeons & Dragons' to collaborate and exercise their creativity... all without dice.
Elisabeth de Kleer
7.24.17
Postscript

Fighting a Refreshingly Honest Evil in ‘Baldur’s Gate’

The baddest villain in ‘Baldur’s Gate’ didn’t need to be anything more or less than a total, murderous jerk.
Cameron Kunzelman
3.31.17
Dungeons and Dragons

Wizards of the Coast announces D&D Beyond, a digital 5th Edition toolkit to rival Roll20

Beta sign-ups are now live, unlike your party after their first encounter with the Gelatinous Cube with a gun in it.
Jordan Mallory
3.13.17
tabletop gaming

What Do Survival Horror and 'Dungeons & Dragons' have in Common? Dread.

Tabletop RPGs may not be known for getting the same scares as old Silent Hill games. But 'Dread' gets there.
Alex Meehan
1.10.17
Podcasts

Listen to Episode Two of the Waypoint UK Podcast, with Games Industry Legend Ian Livingstone

The founder of Games Workshop, creator of Fighting Fantasy and video game veteran talks Dungeons & Dragons, Tomb Raider and more.
Mike Diver
12.6.16