Dungeons and Dragons

D&D Live

D&D Live is a perfect introduction to Dungeons and Dragons

June 30, 2020

Have you ever wanted to play D&D but you aren’t sure where to start, or even how the game works? The latest D&D Live festival, an annual celebration of the world’s most popular role-playing game, may be the best, simplest, and most instructive lesson in how to play this side of Critical Role. Playing Dungeons […]

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Bioware

Ex-Bioware staff creating new RPG at Wizards of the Coast

February 4, 2020

Wizards of the Coast, known for tabletop giants Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering, have recruited a number of former Bioware developers for their new video game studio. The studio, named Archetype Entertainment, is based in Austin, Texas. It is already at work on a new multiplatform science fiction RPG. But the news gets […]

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Playing Dungeons & Dragons at PAX Aus is great and you should do it

October 16, 2019

I’ve wanted to play a pick-up game of Dungeons & Dragons since attending the very first PAX Australia back in 2013. That inaugural year was the only time I’ve ever attended the show as a punter — by the time the show moved from Melbourne Showgrounds to Jeff’s Shed in 2014, I’d started writing here […]

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E3 2019: Baldur’s Gate 3 finally confirmed, gets gross announce trailer

June 6, 2019

It’s finally time to come home to Baldur’s Gate. After two decades and a pair of high quality remasters by Beamdog Software, a new entry in the venerable Dungeons & Dragons CRPG series has been announced. Rumblings about the announce of Baldur’s Gate 3 began earlier in the week when Divinity: Original Sin developer posted a […]

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D&D’s Stranger Things Starter Set turns kids into Dungeon Masters

May 28, 2019

Despite having 45 years of history, revisions and different rulesets under its belt, getting into Dungeons & Dragons remains intimidating for many. Between the dense rulebooks and multifaceted character sheets, on-boarding new players has ever been the game’s most significant hurdle. It’s not a great look when accessing The Fun Part of your game means […]

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Opinion: Who needs TV when you have Critical Role?

March 13, 2016

I am so far behind on my TV shows. As I write this, I have easily twenty episodes of different programs to catch up on and that number is only going to increase. The reason? I have discovered something I enjoy watching more than my usual shows. It’s called Critical Role, a live game of […]

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