Posts Tagged ‘dungeons & dragons’

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This past week on the tabletop

25/06/2017 – 01/07/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Could this be the next evolution in strategic tabletop games? Larry Harris, designer on Axis & Allies, reveals details about his next game War Room. Wonder what the Head of Games at Kickstarter does? Tompet Games talks to Luke Crane to […]

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Rise of the Dungeon Master now available

Discover the people and events behind the creation of Dungeons & Dragons in the new book Rise of the Dungeon Master. It is out right now, published by Nation Books and available at all good book stores. You can read a review about it here, and look out for an interview with the author David […]

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Rise of the Dungeon Master book review

Over the years roleplay games have gone from strength to strength. The genre has captured players of all kinds, and in all kinds of spaces. The lineage of roleplay games can be traced back to Dungeon & Dragons, and it’s now well-known creator, Gary Gygax. And while fans have known of Gary since the games […]

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This past week on the tabletop

23/04/2017 – 29/04/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? The face of evil on the tabletop. Atlas Obscura took a look at some of the board games published by the Nazi party during WWII. More evidence that boxes are awesome. Pored Panda featured some of artist Monomi Ohno’s work with […]

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This past week on the tabletop

15/01/2017 – 21/01/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week Time to stop aging. The team behind The 9th Age reveal that they are freezing the rules for the foreseeable future. Medioevo Universalis hits Kickstarter, a game so big you need to check it out to believe it. Ready for adventure? […]

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The Gary Gygax story

Have you ever wondered how, and why, Dungeons & Dragons was born? Learn about this, and about Gary Gygax’s life in general, in Rise of the Dungeon Master. Written by David Kushner, it is based on a profile of Gary Gygax he wrote for Wired in 2008, as well as interviews with Gary and D&D […]

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This past week on the tabletop

17/07/2016 – 23/07/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Who remembers the crazy first days of Dungeons & Dragons? Dorks of Yore do, and provided a video of Tim Kask talking about artwork in the early D&D books. Charity begins at home. Or maybe not, depending on how you interpret […]

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Gary Gygax Day

In less than a week, on 27 July, is Gary Gygax Day. It is an informal day for roleplayers to remember one of the creators of Dungeons & Dragons, Gary Gygax, and the contribution he made to the ever growing hobby or tabletop roleplay. You can learn more about Gary Gygax Day on the website, […]

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This past week on the tabletop

01/05/2016 –07/05/2016 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? Dungeons & Dragons player Miguel Zavala completes his project of designing and printing every monster in the Monster Manual Sourcebook. That is commitment. Episode 5 of the Dice Hard podcast came out. This time they are discussing the second instalment of the […]

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Free the dragons

For those interested in creating and selling Dungeons & Dragons content, things are starting to look up. Wizards of the Coast recently unveiled the Open-Gaming License (OGL) for Fifth Edition, as well as a website called Dungeon Masters Guild. Previously Wizards of the Coast have had an OGL system in place with D&D Third Edition. […]