I know Dungeons & Dragons is an educational, fun game, and you might too. Now the business world is catching on to the fact that there might be something more to the game besides stale jokes about perpetual virgins living in their moms’ basements. Ad agency DDB is the latest company to espouse the benefits of the world’s best-known fantasy role-playing game.Read More
Dungeons & Dragons has been through a lot of changes since it was first introduced in the early seventies: Four editions of them, if you don’t count the “basic” set and its expansions. While I’ve been around for the entire ride (I’m one of those rare old graybeards who liked fourth edition D&D as much as the editions of my youth), I have to cop to having a few personal favorites.Read More
Are you a gamer on the go who needs a quick Dungeons & Dragons fix? Good news! Wizards of the Coast and DeNA have just announced Dungeons & Dragons: Arena of War, a battle role-playing game involving familiar elements like character leveling, questing and team collaboration. The game is rumored to be based on the “D&D Next” system (currently in open beta), rather than the fourth edition of the game. Arena of War will be available in both the Google Play store and the iTunes app store.Read More
For those of you attending Immortal ConFusion in Dearborn next month, check out the auction hosted by Worldbuilder’s for the final seat at this year’s author D&D game. The auction ends on December 22nd, so hurry!Read More
Erin M. Evans is the contributor for this week’s Take Five, a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books. Evans is the author of Brimstone Angels: Lesser Evils, available now.
Mere weeks after escaping Neverwinter, Farideh’s dreams are still haunted by Lorcan, the cambion devil whose power [...]
The board game Dungeon! has a long history, having been first introduced in 1975 – the year following the publication of Dungeons & Dragons, the role-playing game from which it draws its creative DNA. This simple but fun game of heroes, monsters and treasure went through several editions, the last of which hit shelves in 1992. Now, with a new edition of D&D expected on shelves within the next two or three years, Wizards of the Coast has reintroduced the game for a new generation.Read More
New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore will be hosting a public Q&A session as part of Reddit’s Ask Me Anything Fantasy series. The discussion will kick off at 8:00 p.m. EST tomorrow, Thursday, September 27th. Here is a link to the Reddit AMA Fantasy page: http://www.reddit.com/r/fantasy. Look for Salvatore’s thread as soon as the event kicks off.Read More
Our friends at Wizards of the Coast just dropped the news that they’re launching a boatload of product in support of the classic Underdark setting for Dungeons & Dragons. Included are novels, supplements, expansions for the D&D Online video game and perhaps most intriguing of all, a new skirmish game called Dungeon Command: Sting of [...]Read More
There are some great sci-fi/fantasy bloggers out there, fans who are devoting a lot of time and energy into supporting authors and their readers. Variety is the spice of life, as they say, and with the menagerie of unique and very different individuals out there contributing, it produces a whole that is better than its parts.
Here is a list of what other bloggers on the internet(s) did in the last week—reviews, interviews, comments, giveaways, and the like.Read More