Tag: Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons, 5th Edition

At Wired, GeekDad takes a look at the impending launch of a fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons so soon after a fourth:  “For the past few years, starting with the very announcement of 4E and the Virtual Tabletop debacle, Wizards has been very poor at communicating honestly […]

“5 Things I Hate About D & D”

Get ready players, Jared at the ever-excellent Pornokitsch shares the 5 things he hates about Dungeons and Dragons:  “As a result of Tolkien’s Middle English Mary Sue, generations of gamers have been saddled with Tylenol Applebottom, Laxative Spottypork and their size-Pathetic sling attacks.”

Ask the Dungeon Bastard

Have a party of adventurers who get hurt so often that you never get to cast your offensive spells, but spend all your combat rounds healing their wussy asses?  The Dungeon Bastard is here to help with your clerical duties. (Thanks, Fewdio Paul!)

Unboxing the Past

The Gamer Hermit reminisces about his first experience with D&D and unboxes a mint set. ” My sojourn into the magical world of fantasy role playing games began back in the summer of 1981. My brother had just returned home from his enlistment in the Air Force and…out […]

Polearm Hero

Think you’re pretty smart? Think you know the Dungeon Master’s Guide pretty well?  Know all the weapons and their damage? Think you can be a Polearm Hero? Take the Dungeons & Dragons Polearm Quiz.

Dungeons & Dragons Changed Lives

“Wanting to be a cooler, beer-drinking, girl-bedding kind of guy, I stopped playing D&D when I went to college. There was shame in them thar imaginary hills. So I shelved that yearning for fantasy heroics, which looked so weak and antisocial. I told myself, You don’t need D&D […]