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Forbes Reports on What’s Next for ‘Dungeons & Dragons’


Forbes Reports on What’s Next for ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

David Ewalt at Forbes had a refreshingly frank chat with Dungeons & Dragons brand manager Nathan Stewart about where the venerable tabletop role-playing game is heading, and even some of the troubles that publisher Wizards of the Coast had during its launch of fifth edition.
Some of the more interesting highlights from the conversation:
There’s no [...]

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‘Princes of the Apocalypse’ Rise in the Forgotten Realms


‘Princes of the Apocalypse’ Rise in the Forgotten Realms

How’s this for a call to action?
Primordial Evil Threatens the Realms!
The first signs are always small: bandits on the roads, pirates on the Dessarin River, monster sightings throughout the Sumber Hills—all too close to the lands of civilized folk.
To top things off, a delegation from the dwarves city of Mirabar has gone missing. Are these [...]

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An Interview with R.A. Salvatore: The Future of Drizzt, Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf, and More


An Interview with R.A. Salvatore: The Future of Drizzt, Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf, and More

Over the course of several decades, fantasy author R.A. Salvatore’s action-packed novels have earned millions of fans. Whether he’s writing his own all-original fiction or another installment in the chronicles of the dark elf ranger Drizzt Do’urden, solid storytelling, big-hearted characters, and an epic sense of adventure makes the release of every new Salvatore book [...]

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The Great Dungeons & Dragons Revival?


Ethan Gilsdorf, the author of  Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms (an excellent and highly recommended memoir-turned-survey of fantasy in popular culture), has become one of Dungeons & Dragons‘ foremost evangelists. His latest article at The Boston Globe, “Dungeons & Dragons Strikes [...]

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Gifts for the Geek | Day 5: ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Starter Set


Gifts for the Geek | Day 5: ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Starter Set

If you haven’t noticed yet, Dungeons & Dragons is back in a big, big ways. Old players are returning to the game and newbies are getting involved in record number. D&D is in its fifth edition now, and it is easier to learn than ever. This is the perfect time to jump in and give [...]

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Dungeon Master’s Guide Fifth Edition: What You Need Where You Need It


Dungeon Master’s Guide Fifth Edition: What You Need Where You Need It

Next Tuesday will see the release of the Dungeons & Dragons fifth edition Dungeon Master’s Guide, the final book in the trinity of core rulebooks, being preceded earlier this year by The Player’s Handbook and the Monster Manual.
The Player’s Handbook presented a kind of best of the best rules collection from editions one through four. [...]

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D&D Designer Mike Mearls does Reddit AMA


D&D Designer Mike Mearls does Reddit AMA

Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” have become absolute must-dos for anyone looking to engage the internet and the world at large. Everyone from Barack Obama to our own Shawn Speakman has done one (Speakman for President 2016?), and now Dungeons & Dragons lead designer Mike Mearls has taken his own turn in the internet’s town hall.
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The Evil Queen of Dragons is Back to Snack on The Forgotten Realms!


The Evil Queen of Dragons is Back to Snack on The Forgotten Realms!

It’s hard to believe, but Wizards of the Coast’s highly successful fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons has been out for about six months already. It seemed like only months ago I was reporting about the early play tests and gathering any information I could about what changes we could expect in what was then [...]

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A Short History of Tieflings


A Short History of Tieflings

Erin M. Evan’s Fire in the Blood is out this week. It’s a new adventure featuring the tiefling warlock Farideh. But what is a tiefling, you might ask? They look like devils. Are they evil? Good questions, all. Now let’s see if I can answer them:
The tiefling began as an infernal spark in the mind [...]

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Take Five With Erin M. Evans + ‘Fire in the Blood’ Giveaway


Take Five With Erin M. Evans + ‘Fire in the Blood’ Giveaway

Dungeons & Dragons author 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. We’re also giving away five copies of her latest book, Fire in the Blood.

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