Let it Roll: Five Ways to Let Loose and Have Fun Playing Tabletop RPGs

One of the most common questions I get asked about having a weekly D&D group is how to start it in the first place. Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer to that. But what some people fail to see, I think, is that even when you have a group it doesn’t mean instant success. Once you’ve […]

Brandish Thy Blade: White Dwarf Magazine is Back!

The fact of the matter here is either you know of (and loved) White Dwarf magazine, or you never heard of it and even hearing of its return will mean little to you. But to most old school fantasy and tabletop game fans and Warhammer groupies, it was more than a magazine. It was like […]

OMG: Neverwinter Is Coming

While there have been rumors for some time circulating about the Neverwinter franchise—including links to Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition—we’re getting a clear picture for the first time with yesterday’s announcement of a new game, Neverwinter. Courtesy of GameSpot, who scored an exclusive Q&A session with Jack Emmert, chief operating office of Cryptic–the company behind […]

Awesome Dungeons and Dragons-Themed Sports Shirts

Cody Frisbee is the creator of this awesome and geeky line of Dungeons and Dragons-themed sports logos. If you’re interested in rooting for the the Gelatinous Cubes, or supporting the Bullettes then you can sport your pride in t-shirt form. Which of these monstrous team do you support?

Five Things You Should Never Say to Your D&D Party

A few months ago I wrote a post about things you should never say to your DM during a D&D—or any RPG–campaign. And while the DM wields the most power, you can’t underestimate the importance of good group rapport. Over the last two years I’ve absolutely lucked out with a fantastic group of players. We […]

Five Things You Should Never Say to Your DM

DMs are the unsung heroes of tabletop RPGs. They get a bad reputation (sometimes deservingly) for being a little power hungry, often times controlling, and frequently heartless when it comes to playing games. But the truth is that every DM has their own style of DMing and their own approach to the game. Some like […]

Six Geeky Drinks for the Dungeons and Dragons Table

I’m of the mind that, especially when it comes to D&D and gaming, there’s no such thing as too much ambiance. While I don’t recommending getting out-of-your mind drunk while playing (certainly gets in the way of focusing, and unless you’re in the middle of a tavern scene , it can make for some truly […]

Fun with the D&D 4th Edition Character Builder

By Natania Barron Contributing Writer, [GAS] Although I’ve been playing a 4th Edition campaign for over a year now, I hadn’t had a chance to play with the D&D Character Builder yet. While our campaign has been extremely successful –the longest-lasting most enjoyable we’ve ever run– my husband, the DM, wanted to give one of […]