D&D 101: Getting Started with Dungeons and Dragons Miniatures

Miniatures are a fun part of any tabletop roleplaying or wargame, and D&D minis have a rich history. Following on from part 1 where we explored the absolute minimum you need to get started with Dungeons and Dragons, in this part we will explore how to get started with D&D miniatures.

D&D 101: Absolute Beginners Guide to Dungeons and Dragons – Part 1

Dungeons and Dragons has had a resurgence in popularity over the last couple of years, due in part to pop-culture references such as Stranger Things, but also the massive popularity of YouTube channels like Critical Role. What exactly is Dungeons & Dragons? How do you get started? Let’s take a look!

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 […]