Dungeons and Dragons

Game Review: Baldur’s Gate 3 is nothing short of an RPG masterpiece

For as much hype as Baldur’s Gate 3 had been building in the months leading up to its release, to its strong early days on PC and now to its release on console, it never really interested me. Allow me to explain. Although I’m a fan of certain titles within the genre, I’m generally not…

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D&D Celebration 2020

Here’s where you can see every stream at D&D Celebration 2020

D&D Celebration 2020 kicks off VERY early on Saturday morning AEST, but we don’t reckon you’ll want to miss a minute of it. The festival is a huge celebration of Dungeons & Dragons, the world’s most popular tabletop roleplaying game, and it’s latest adventure book Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden. D&D Celebration will run…

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D&D Live

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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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