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FAN-tastic News: Sesame Street Feels The Force; Dungeons & Dragons & Disputes


It’s time for another FAN-tastic news update! let’s see what we’ve got.
Sesame Street: Star S’mores
Oh, man. This is too cute. Check out Star S’mores, Sesame Street’s homage to Star Wars here.
Dungeons & Dragons Documentary Dispute:
If you were waiting for Dungeons & Dragons: A Documentary, then I’ve got bad news… or rather, The New York Times [...]

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FAN-tastic News: Lois Lane Is Your New YA Heroine, Riding the Akira Cycle


FAN-tastic News: Lois Lane Is Your New YA Heroine, Riding the Akira Cycle

Another week has come to an end, and in its wake is an embarrassment of riches for those looking for fan news. Let’s get started:
Lois Lane Is Your New YA Heroine
Entertainment Weekly reports that DC character Lois Lane will step out from under the overwhelming shadow of her main squeeze Superman to star in her [...]

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In Search of Gaming History? Here Are a Few Leads


Dungeons & Dragons is making a major comeback right now, and the “hobby gaming” industry is looking healthier than it has in years. At forty years on, the game is still a major influence in popular culture.
Countless movies, games, books, and other products wouldn’t exist had it not been for Dungeons & Dragons, but how [...]

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Gaming

Take a Trip to “Castle Venger” in These Dungeons & Dragons View-Master Reels


“Fear not: Ranger, Barbarian, Magician, Thief, Cavalier, and Acrobat. That was Venger, the force of evil. I am Dungeon Master, your guide in the realm of Dungeons and Dragons!”
- “Dungeon Master”, series intro, Dungeons & Dragons cartoon program.
I found these images at the Internet Archive one sleepless night and I was instantly taken with them. [...]

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Gaming

Braving The Tyranny of Dragons With Kobold-In-Chief Wolfgang Baur


Braving The Tyranny of Dragons With Kobold-In-Chief Wolfgang Baur

Unless you knew any better, you could be acquainted with Wolfgang Baur for years, and never know the depth and breadth of his career in the gaming industry. He’s not one of the loudest voices in the field – he’s really not the type to toot his own horn – but since the late eighties, [...]

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Livestream PAX Prime’s All-Star Geek Comedy D&D Game!


Heads up, Dungeons & Dragons fans! Not at PAX Prime this year? Me neither! That’s okay, though: We can both livestream the typically hilarious Acquisitions, Inc. D&D game  tomorrow night (Saturday, August 30)  at 8 PM PST, courtesy of Wizards of the Coast! The stream will be hosted at the official Dungeons & Dragons website, [...]

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The New ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Canon: Scott Lynch


The New ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Canon: Scott Lynch

I didn’t read much fantasy when I was a kid, but that all changed when I got my hands on a copy of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Master’s Guide. Toward the back of the book, past all of the recondite information about medieval siege warfare and the cost of hiring a goblin mercenary [...]

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Does it Matter if Dungeons & Dragons is ‘Cool Again’?


A recent article at www.vice.com declared that Dungeons & Dragons is “cool again.”
It’s odd to think about that being a serious question, especially having grown up in a time when D&D was thought to be a fringe hobby enjoyed by weirdos at best and a soul-threatening portal to the nether-realms at worst.
D&D did a lot [...]

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What Do You Collect and Why?


Whether you collect comic books or cursed tiki idols, anyone with the “collecting bug” knows that the items themselves are almost secondary to the joy of the collecting process. There’s so much fun to be had in organizing and maintaining your collection, keeping inventories, making checklists of must-have items, chasing down leads on potential purchases, [...]

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Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition: The Best Yet


Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition: The Best Yet

When I interviewed Dungeons & Dragons lead designer Mike Mearls, he told me that offering a fast, fun play experience was a paramount concern in the development of the game’s much anticipated fifth edition. Now that I’ve had time to familiarize myself with the Player’s Handbook and play through several sessions of the adventure [...]

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