Posts Tagged ‘dungeons & dragons’

thumbnail

This past week on the tabletop

05/11/2017 –11/11/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? At the opening of Murder on the Orient Express actor Daisy Ridley talks about playing Werewolf with the cast. Turns out they were all introduced to it by Penélope Cruz and her husband. With allegations of sexual harassment levelled at writer CA […]

thumbnail

PAXAus panel line-up

There is a lot to see and do at PAXAus, so the enthusiastic attendee has to make the most of their time. The PAXAus panel line-up is now available online, as well as through the Guidebook app, so you have plenty of time to plan out what you are going to see and when. Some […]

thumbnail

This past week on the tabletop

17/09/2017 – 23/09/2017 What happened in the world of tabletop over the last week? If you missed ConCentric, do not fear. The Antipodean d20 made a couple of cool videos at the event. Stop the press! Famous people play Dungeons & Dragons! Tickets to the TGDA DevCon 2017 are now available. Tabletop games can help […]

thumbnail

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 […]

thumbnail

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 […]

thumbnail

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 […]

thumbnail

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 […]

thumbnail

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? […]

thumbnail

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 […]

thumbnail

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 […]