The Ambush at Sheridan Springs.
How Gary Gygax Lost Control of Dungeons & Dragons.
After two years of public playtest and discussion, the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons makes its debut today. The Basic Rules are now available as a free PDF
. [more inside]
January 26, 2014
will mark the 40th anniversary
of Dungeons & Dragons, and the anniversary will culminate with an event called Tyranny
. The playtest of the forthcoming D&D Next
has been ongoing since 2012, and the final playtest version is available. Alternatively, the original game
(complete with its supplements) is available as a boxed set. [more inside]
"This [129 question] survey
will determine your ability scores, fantasy race, class, alignment, and character level describing what you would be if you were transformed into a Dungeons and Dragons character."
Brian Posehn has started a new podcast where he plays Dungeons and Dragons with his friends: Nerd Poker
. [more inside]
If you enjoy playing Dungeons & Dragons or similar fantasy RPGs, or if you just like reading in-depth analysis of fictional worlds, then the Tome of Awesome
[pdf] is for you. [more inside]
Yes I like playing Dungeons and Dragons with you...
"This Fantasy World" by the Doubleclicks, with animation by Brad Jonas. [SLYT]
In 1974, a pair of wargame enthusiasts from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin transformed the nascent hobby gaming world by publishing three little brown booklets
. Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson's Dungeons & Dragons
has become an important part of the lives of generations of young gamers. Along the way, D&D went through numerous editions
, each with increasingly complex
rules. [more inside]
Remember old D&D? What, 3rd edition? Pah! Not 2nd edition AD&D either, nor 1st edition. Not even "original" Basic/Expert/Companion/Master/Immortal. I'm talking really
original D&D, based off of Chainmail wargaming rules. OD&D
! Read about it at Delta's D&D Hotspot
, which discusses the development of a game system that is almost 35 years old. [more inside]